Ha-young Choi was an NK News correspondent based in Seoul. She studied Korean history, mainly focusing on modern Korean history at Korea University. Follow her on twitter @Hy_Choi0826
North Koreans frequently favor conservative ideas, but resettlement process often pushes them to
Changes unlikely in light of U.S. 'money-laundering concern' designation
NIS indicates intent to send attorney in defectors' place; legal measures to prevent this lacking
Pyongyang could be looking to improve relations with Beijing, possibly Trump: expert
Defector known only as Kim was granted a one-year refugee status
South Korea's unions communicated with the North via media reports
S.Korean government is 'taking a close look' at the information from unnamed sources
Seoul may be suffering the side-effects of stopping support for N.Korean anti-malaria efforts
Imprecise calculations differ by organizations, countries; satellite imagery has limited accuracy
Defector-activist says payment was for defectors' 'welfare,' compensation for their 'hard work'
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