September 21, 2020


Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

Pyongyang football school opens to foreign tourists

Schools preps for future competitions by training nation's best pre-teen, early teen players

North Korea complains of ongoing "drought" conditions

North Korea media says ongoing drought conditions impacting crop growth

Chad O'Carroll June 23, 2014

Talk to China about ending N. Korea support: Bolton

Young Chinese leaders starting to view North as 'ugly piece of baggage,' outspoken diplomat tells NK News

Rob York June 23, 2014

Former delegate for North-South cooperation becomes vice premier

Choe Yong Gon led North’s delegation in five economic cooperation meetings with South

John G. Grisafi June 20, 2014

World Food Programme says sharp cuts in N. Korean food aid coming

Shortage of international aid means fewer meals for children and nursing mothers

China dismisses criticism over repatriation policy

Foreign Ministry spokesperson denies any policy of 'political asylum,' claims compliance with international law

Rob York June 20, 2014

National Day for Persons with Disabilities held in North Korea

An event marking the Annual day for Persons with Disabilities in Korea receives domestic media coverage

Hamish Macdonald June 19, 2014

Foreign Trade Ministry merged, renamed Ministry of External Economic Affairs

Little information given in state media, but experts suggest continued fallout from Jang purge

UN investigator deplores China's 'denial' of influence

Member of UN COI applauds new Seoul field office; calls for inventive ways of dealing with N. Korean human rights abuses

Rob York June 19, 2014

Air Koryo cargo plane again used by North Korean air force

Despite military utility, plane is little threat to South Korean air defenses

Chad O'Carroll June 18, 2014