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Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

Sudden gas price plunge bedevils N. Korean merchants

Sudden gas price plunge bedevils N. Korean merchants

Markets show overnight drop, despite gradual decline in international markets

Sudden gas price plunge bedevils N. Korean merchants
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi February 12, 2015
Russia interested in developing N. Korean roads, water, electricity
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Russia interested in developing N. Korean roads, water, electricity

North Korea will exchange resources for 20 years of Russian infrastructure improvements

Russia interested in developing N. Korean roads, water, electricity
NK News
NK News February 12, 2015
North Korea rejects South’s offer for aid

North Korea rejects South’s offer for aid

Pyongyang may be attempting to project economic strength by turning aid away, expert says

North Korea rejects South’s offer for aid
Subin Kim
Subin Kim February 12, 2015
Kim Yo Jong married foreign minister’s nephew – Seoul paper

Kim Yo Jong married foreign minister’s nephew – Seoul paper

North Korean leader’s younger sister may be married to Ri Su Yong’s nephew, may be pregnant

Kim Yo Jong married foreign minister’s nephew – Seoul paper
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi February 12, 2015
No evidence of attack on North Korean defector: Danish authorities

No evidence of attack on North Korean defector: Danish authorities

Asylum-seeker claimed to have been severely injured, threatened by agents of Pyongyang

No evidence of attack on North Korean defector: Danish authorities
John Power
John Power February 12, 2015
North Korean officials to speak at disability seminar in UK

North Korean officials to speak at disability seminar in UK

Seminar will take place on the sideline of disabled performers' European tour

North Korean officials to speak at disability seminar in UK
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald February 11, 2015
Rodong Sinmun blasts ‘bastard’ Lee Myung-bak over memoir

Rodong Sinmun blasts ‘bastard’ Lee Myung-bak over memoir

Allegations from former president's memoir result in new round of invective

Rodong Sinmun blasts ‘bastard’ Lee Myung-bak over memoir
JH Ahn
JH Ahn February 11, 2015
Defectors paid less, but salary slowing rising – S. Korean survey

Defectors paid less, but salary slowing rising – S. Korean survey

Defectors' advocates credit increased public attention for improvements, but say much work remains

Defectors paid less, but salary slowing rising – S. Korean survey
Rob York
Rob York February 11, 2015
Convenient foreigner-only internet access available in North Korea – social worker

Convenient foreigner-only internet access available in North Korea – social worker

You have to pay for cell subscription even after leaving North Korea, recent visitor says

Convenient foreigner-only internet access available in North Korea – social worker
Subin Kim
Subin Kim February 11, 2015
North Koreans working illegally in Nepal – paper

North Koreans working illegally in Nepal – paper

Fifty four North Korean workers helping with tunnel blasting for a hydroelectric plant

North Koreans working illegally in Nepal – paper
NK News
NK News February 11, 2015