December 02, 2021

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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

Speakers at Seoul forum question push for end-of-war declaration with DPRK

Speakers at Seoul forum question push for end-of-war declaration with DPRK

Experts voice concerns about unresolved POW situation, citing hundreds of ROK soldiers reportedly stuck in DPRK

Speakers at Seoul forum question push for end-of-war declaration with DPRK
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung December 2, 2021
US and South Korea to update war plans to deter evolving North Korean threats

US and South Korea to update war plans to deter evolving North Korean threats

Two sides will also conduct assessment next fall for transfer of wartime operational control, defense chiefs say

US and South Korea to update war plans to deter evolving North Korean threats
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim December 2, 2021
North Korea to hold major meeting around Kim Jong Un’s 10-year anniversary

North Korea to hold major meeting around Kim Jong Un’s 10-year anniversary

Plenum will set 2022 state plans, as DPRK leader says economy ‘stable’ at Politburo meeting on Wednesday

North Korea to hold major meeting around Kim Jong Un’s 10-year anniversary
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko December 2, 2021
Kim Jong Un appears just once in 50 days as leader set to mark decade in power

Kim Jong Un appears just once in 50 days as leader set to mark decade in power

Health issues, COVID-19 or simply changing work habits may be behind DPRK leader’s infrequent state media appearances

Kim Jong Un appears just once in 50 days as leader set to mark decade in power
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko December 1, 2021
North Korean diplomat meets Chinese counterpart ahead of ROK official’s visit

North Korean diplomat meets Chinese counterpart ahead of ROK official’s visit

Talks in Beijing come amid reports South Korea seeks to discuss end-of-war declaration with China

North Korean diplomat meets Chinese counterpart ahead of ROK official’s visit
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim December 1, 2021
COVAX offers 4.7 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses to North Korea

COVAX offers 4.7 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses to North Korea

Latest offer brings total doses allocated to DPRK to 6.83 million, though vaccine deliveries have yet to begin

COVAX offers 4.7 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses to North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 30, 2021
US to maintain military posture in South Korea to deter DPRK, Chinese threats

US to maintain military posture in South Korea to deter DPRK, Chinese threats

Pentagon announces ‘no changes’ after global posture review, as expert say US eyes expanded role for USFK

US to maintain military posture in South Korea to deter DPRK, Chinese threats
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung November 30, 2021
Chinese city announces winning bids for upgrades to China-DPRK border station

Chinese city announces winning bids for upgrades to China-DPRK border station

Dandong contracts tech firms to install electrical systems in sign of continuing preparations to resume overland trade

Chinese city announces winning bids for upgrades to China-DPRK border station
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell November 30, 2021
North Korean group deploys sophisticated malware suite against DPRK watchers
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North Korean group deploys sophisticated malware suite against DPRK watchers

With laser-like focus, DPRK-backed ScarCruft orchestrated attack one expert described as ‘devastating’ to privacy

North Korean group deploys sophisticated malware suite against DPRK watchers
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell November 29, 2021
North Korean ski resorts prep for tourists despite virus, economic concerns

North Korean ski resorts prep for tourists despite virus, economic concerns

Yangdok and Masikryong resorts covered in artificial snow, while military ski unit ramps up training at Mount Paektu

North Korean ski resorts prep for tourists despite virus, economic concerns
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 29, 2021
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