Chad O’Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.
Practitioners from the travel industry speculate that the border could reopen sometime between 2021 and 2022
Foreign workers at UN agencies in the capital unable to leave the country due to COVID-19 measures enacted in February
Seoul's "May 24" measures remain in place, despite Moon's efforts to improve ties
North Korean officials criticized for lax attitude as Kim urges strengthening coronavirus response measures
Convicted of espionage and effectively abandoned by Seoul, it's unclear whether any will ever return home
Data showed an unprecedentedly low number of Kim Jong Un appearances over the past three months
Despite recent inter-Korean tensions, Voice of Martyrs conducts discrete balloon launch adjacent to inter-Korean border
Choe Chun-gil and Kim Kuk-gi were charged with espionage, sentenced to hard labor on June 23, 2015
Hardliners in Pyongyang may be working to limit the number of resident foreigners, sources say
Tan Wee Beng could face up to ten years in prison
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