Chad O’Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.
Third time jets seem to fly over DPRK capital since last week as Seoul monitors preparations for military parade
Jets and helicopters heard flying over capital at night in sign of military parade, with fireworks heard around midday
Midnight flyover comes just days before likely large-scale military parade to celebrate Kim Il Sung’s 110th birthday
Experts say US army and wealth gap between Koreas may give Kim Jong Un pause — but few around him will tell him no
The DPRK’s border controls have made it increasingly difficult to keep families informed and financially afloat
The war in Ukraine has overshadowed Pyongyang’s weapons tests, which an expert says could lead to future problems
More launches and another nuclear test are likely as Seoul refocuses on deterrence and containment
Debris on runways can cause significant plane damage, discouraging airlines from flying there in future
Pyongyang answered the last conservative presidential victory in Seoul with ballistic missile and nuclear tests
Latest departure leaves only four foreign ambassadors in Pyongyang, though Syria will not shutter its embassy
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