May 16, 2022

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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

Yoon vows to innovate capabilities to counter North Korea nuke, missile threats

Yoon vows to innovate capabilities to counter North Korea nuke, missile threats

President-elect’s transition committee releases 110 national tasks including inter-Korean, foreign and defense policies

Yoon vows to innovate capabilities to counter North Korea nuke, missile threats
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 4, 2022
North Korea high on US agenda during Biden’s upcoming trip to East Asia

North Korea high on US agenda during Biden’s upcoming trip to East Asia

Expert says salience in the international community exactly what DPRK hopes to achieve through missile tests this year

North Korea high on US agenda during Biden’s upcoming trip to East Asia
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 4, 2022
North Korea fires missile from Pyongyang area days ahead of Yoon’s inauguration

North Korea fires missile from Pyongyang area days ahead of Yoon’s inauguration

Photo seen by NK News shows white plume of smoke above capital, as South Korea and Japan confirm projectile launch

North Korea fires missile from Pyongyang area days ahead of Yoon’s inauguration
US to ‘move forward’ with new UN sanctions on North Korea this month: US envoy

US to ‘move forward’ with new UN sanctions on North Korea this month: US envoy

Resolution expected to further constrain DPRK fuel trade but will likely run up against Chinese and Russia vetoes

US to ‘move forward’ with new UN sanctions on North Korea this month: US envoy
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell May 4, 2022
Fishers seek out North Korean waters ahead of Chinese fishing ban

Fishers seek out North Korean waters ahead of Chinese fishing ban

Experts worry illegal Chinese fishing harms regional fish stocks and supplies Pyongyang with illicit funds

Fishers seek out North Korean waters ahead of Chinese fishing ban
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell May 3, 2022
Nutrition supplies released, critical health supplies delivered to DPRK: UNICEF

Nutrition supplies released, critical health supplies delivered to DPRK: UNICEF

UN agency one of only a handful of entities to succesfully deliver aid to the DPRK during COVID-19 pandemic

Nutrition supplies released, critical health supplies delivered to DPRK: UNICEF
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 3, 2022
How a North Korean defector was coerced into spying for Pyongyang

How a North Korean defector was coerced into spying for Pyongyang

Court documents give a rare view into North Korea’s covert operations in the South

How a North Korean defector was coerced into spying for Pyongyang
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 3, 2022
China should play ‘constructive role’ bringing North Korea back to talks: Seoul

China should play ‘constructive role’ bringing North Korea back to talks: Seoul

South Korea’s top nuclear envoy shares sentiments with Beijing’s Liu Xiaoming as activity ongoing at DPRK nuclear site

China should play ‘constructive role’ bringing North Korea back to talks: Seoul
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung May 3, 2022
North Korea human rights groups express relief as Moon leaves office

North Korea human rights groups express relief as Moon leaves office

Civil society, UN and others have criticized ‘the lack of North Korean human rights policy’ enacted under Moon Jae-in

North Korea human rights groups express relief as Moon leaves office
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 2, 2022
Former vice foreign minister tapped to lead Seoul’s National Security Office

Former vice foreign minister tapped to lead Seoul’s National Security Office

Kim Sung-han, long-time confidant of Yoon Suk-yeol, stresses ‘principled’ North Korea policy in nomination briefing

Former vice foreign minister tapped to lead Seoul’s National Security Office
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 2, 2022
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