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North Korea to develop new international tourism zone

North Korea to develop new international tourism zone

New zone to be developed near Sino-NK border, Mount Paektu

North Korea to develop new international tourism zone
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald April 24, 2015
No laws to protect N.Korean workers at Kaesong: HR Watch

No laws to protect N.Korean workers at Kaesong: HR Watch

No evidence of human rights violations, but legal frameworks to protect Kaesong workers not in place

No laws to protect N.Korean workers at Kaesong: HR Watch
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi April 23, 2015
N. Korea criticises THAAD in statement to Moscow

N. Korea criticises THAAD in statement to Moscow

North Korean embassy to Russia calls U.S. logic 'absurd,' says DPRK will bolster defenses: Interfax

N. Korea criticises THAAD in statement to Moscow
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 23, 2015
N. Korea building possible military site close to Yeonpyeong-do

N. Korea building possible military site close to Yeonpyeong-do

KPA artillery could be less than 5 km from South Korean island, increasing psychological effect

N. Korea building possible military site close to Yeonpyeong-do
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi April 23, 2015
Kremlin ready for bilateral talks with Kim Jong Un: Putin aide

Kremlin ready for bilateral talks with Kim Jong Un: Putin aide

Russia operating under assumption that Kim will be in attendance

Kremlin ready for bilateral talks with Kim Jong Un: Putin aide
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald April 22, 2015
MoU plans N. Korean soccer, wrestling matches

MoU plans N. Korean soccer, wrestling matches

Plans also include joint UNESCO World Heritage site, focus on family reunions

MoU plans N. Korean soccer, wrestling matches
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 22, 2015
South Korea offers cooperation to women’s DMZ crossing

South Korea offers cooperation to women’s DMZ crossing

ROK says will facilitate walk pending submission of documentation from North Korea

South Korea offers cooperation to women’s DMZ crossing
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald April 22, 2015
Playing with toys: North Korea’s odd looking air force drill

Playing with toys: North Korea’s odd looking air force drill

The Korean People's Air Force drill criticized by South Korea, but could be useful for visualization

Playing with toys: North Korea’s odd looking air force drill
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 21, 2015
Pyongyang construction project still stalled: Photos
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Pyongyang construction project still stalled: Photos

Project suspended, possibly due to proximity to nearby subway line

Pyongyang construction project still stalled: Photos
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 21, 2015
North Korean assembly leader in Indonesia for Bandung Conference

North Korean assembly leader in Indonesia for Bandung Conference

Nominal head of state, rather than Kim Jong Un, travels to Jakarta despite prior rumors

North Korean assembly leader in Indonesia for Bandung Conference
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald April 20, 2015