November 30, 2022

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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

Almost all North Koreans now have access to cellular networks, report finds

Almost all North Koreans now have access to cellular networks, report finds

38 North says ‘ubiquitous’ mobile phones form basis for private economy but allow government to track users’ every move

Almost all North Koreans now have access to cellular networks, report finds
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy November 16, 2022
North Korea the world’s most corrupt country for 3rd straight year: Report

North Korea the world’s most corrupt country for 3rd straight year: Report

Kim Jong Un’s anti-corruption drives more about securing his own power rather than draining the swamp, expert says

North Korea the world’s most corrupt country for 3rd straight year: Report
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell November 16, 2022
North Korean hackers targeted Ukraine as it fought off Russia’s invasion: Report
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North Korean hackers targeted Ukraine as it fought off Russia’s invasion: Report

Cyber researchers say DPRK likely sought sensitive information for its own gain rather than to aid Kremlin’s war effort

North Korean hackers targeted Ukraine as it fought off Russia’s invasion: Report
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell November 15, 2022
Biden to Xi: North Korean nuke test would force US ‘more up’ in China’s face

Biden to Xi: North Korean nuke test would force US ‘more up’ in China’s face

US president warns of ‘defensive’ action and says Beijing has ‘obligation’ to try to dissuade DPRK from nuclear testing

Biden to Xi: North Korean nuke test would force US ‘more up’ in China’s face
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy November 15, 2022
US, ROK, Japan call for ‘resolute’ global response to North Korean missiles

US, ROK, Japan call for ‘resolute’ global response to North Korean missiles

US official says Biden to warn China that US will boost military presence in region if DPRK keeps up weapons program

US, ROK, Japan call for ‘resolute’ global response to North Korean missiles
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy November 14, 2022
Pro-unification party says South Korean spy agency raided member’s home

Pro-unification party says South Korean spy agency raided member’s home

Search and seizure part of latest crackdown over alleged violations of law against pro-North Korea activity

Pro-unification party says South Korean spy agency raided member’s home
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 14, 2022
Prices of imported consumer goods dip in North Korean capital
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Prices of imported consumer goods dip in North Korean capital

Whisky, shampoo, coffee and other goods continue to decline in price as country’s trade with China increases

Prices of imported consumer goods dip in North Korean capital
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell | Ifang Bremer November 11, 2022
South and North Korea deny giving ammo to opposite sides in Ukraine war

South and North Korea deny giving ammo to opposite sides in Ukraine war

Seoul says it ‘will not aid’ weapons to Ukraine, while Pyongyang has said it has no present ‘arms dealings’ with Russia

South and North Korea deny giving ammo to opposite sides in Ukraine war
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 11, 2022
Seoul offers to return remains of presumed North Korean woman found near border

Seoul offers to return remains of presumed North Korean woman found near border

Pyongyang has yet to respond to notice sent Friday about body discovered with badge of DPRK leaders, South Korea says

Seoul offers to return remains of presumed North Korean woman found near border
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell November 11, 2022
NGO chief arrested on charges of smuggling cash into North Korea: Prosecutors

NGO chief arrested on charges of smuggling cash into North Korea: Prosecutors

South Korean man allegedly violated foreign transactions law as head of organization that engaged with DPRK

NGO chief arrested on charges of smuggling cash into North Korea: Prosecutors
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 11, 2022
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