Ifang Bremer | NK News
July 21, 2024

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Ifang Bremer

Ifang Bremer is a Seoul Correspondent at NK News. He has worked on investigations for The Guardian and The Observer and previously wrote features on Korea for Dutch newspaper NRC.

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North Korea fires 10 short-range ballistic missiles into East Sea: ROK military

North Korea fires 10 short-range ballistic missiles into East Sea: ROK military

Barrage comes day after DPRK sent 260 waste-carrying balloons into South Korea

North Korea fires 10 short-range ballistic missiles into East Sea: ROK military
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Ifang Bremer May 30, 2024
North Korea launches 260 balloons carrying ‘filth and garbage’ into South

North Korea launches 260 balloons carrying ‘filth and garbage’ into South

ROK issues alerts warning of suspicious objects, days after DPRK threatened to send ‘mounds of filth’ over border

North Korea launches 260 balloons carrying ‘filth and garbage’ into South
Seoul weighs increased support for North Korean children born in third countries

Seoul weighs increased support for North Korean children born in third countries

Unification ministry says its reviewing policies for growing defector population that has often fallen through cracks

Seoul weighs increased support for North Korean children born in third countries
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Ifang Bremer May 28, 2024
Trash talk: How North Korea could carry out its threat to spread ‘filth’ in ROK
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Trash talk: How North Korea could carry out its threat to spread ‘filth’ in ROK

DPRK has sent leaflets and even cigarette butts before and could do so again as it adopts tit-for-tat approach to Seoul

Trash talk: How North Korea could carry out its threat to spread ‘filth’ in ROK
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Ifang Bremer | Lina Park May 27, 2024
North Korea vows military action in response to ROK maritime border ‘intrusions’

North Korea vows military action in response to ROK maritime border ‘intrusions’

Statement from vice minister of defense also warns DPRK will dump ‘mounds of filth’ in South Korea after leaflet launch

North Korea vows military action in response to ROK maritime border ‘intrusions’
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 26, 2024
At site of kidnapping, ROK demands North Korea repatriate abducted students

At site of kidnapping, ROK demands North Korea repatriate abducted students

‘My only wish is to see my son's face before I die,’ mother says at dedication of memorial to victim taken in 70s

At site of kidnapping, ROK demands North Korea repatriate abducted students
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 24, 2024
Why China wants North Korea and Russia’s help in gaining access to the sea

Why China wants North Korea and Russia’s help in gaining access to the sea

Chinese ships' use of Tumen River could be overlooked area for trilateral cooperation, if the DPRK agrees to play along

Why China wants North Korea and Russia’s help in gaining access to the sea
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 24, 2024
North Korea-China trade jumps on fabric imports, pointing to textile outsourcing
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North Korea-China trade jumps on fabric imports, pointing to textile outsourcing

Expert says DPRK appears to be producing both textiles and wigs for re-export to China despite sanctions on such trade

North Korea-China trade jumps on fabric imports, pointing to textile outsourcing
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 21, 2024
North Korean nuke scientists are ‘slaves’ of regime’s weapons programs: Report

North Korean nuke scientists are ‘slaves’ of regime’s weapons programs: Report

Study finds scientists and engineers face unsafe conditions that violate human rights and are not just privileged elite

North Korean nuke scientists are ‘slaves’ of regime’s weapons programs: Report
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Ifang Bremer May 20, 2024
Russia, China leaders warn US against intimidating North Korea militarily

Russia, China leaders warn US against intimidating North Korea militarily

Putin and Xi warned such actions may lead to armed conflict as U.S. and South Korea kick off joint air drills

Russia, China leaders warn US against intimidating North Korea militarily
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Ifang Bremer May 17, 2024
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