July 31, 2021

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JH Ahn

JH Ahn was an NK News contributor based in Seoul. He previously worked as an interpreter for United States Forces Korea.

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Former TV star defector back in North Korea: state media

Former TV star defector back in North Korea: state media

Jon Hye Song previously appeared on South Korea's "Moranbong Club" show

Former TV star defector back in North Korea: state media
JH Ahn
JH Ahn July 16, 2017
Photos reveal ongoing work on residential high-rise project near Kim Il Sung Square
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Photos reveal ongoing work on residential high-rise project near Kim Il Sung Square

New apartments will likely house government officials, says defector

Photos reveal ongoing work on residential high-rise project near Kim Il Sung Square
JH Ahn
JH Ahn July 11, 2017
Seoul in discussions with Washington over secondary sanctions: foreign minister

Seoul in discussions with Washington over secondary sanctions: foreign minister

Kang Kyung-wha suggests measures could be alternative to UNSC resolution

Seoul in discussions with Washington over secondary sanctions: foreign minister
JH Ahn
JH Ahn July 10, 2017
New ski resort under construction in North Korea: state media

New ski resort under construction in North Korea: state media

Photo suggests project still in very early stages

New ski resort under construction in North Korea: state media
JH Ahn
JH Ahn July 7, 2017
North Korea’s “last chance”: Moon Jae-in’s Berlin Doctrine speech, in summary

North Korea’s “last chance”: Moon Jae-in’s Berlin Doctrine speech, in summary

Amid outrage over North Korean ICBM test, Moon says he will follow path of dialogue

North Korea’s “last chance”: Moon Jae-in’s Berlin Doctrine speech, in summary
JH Ahn
JH Ahn July 6, 2017
Seoul will continue to pursue dialogue despite N. Korean ICBM launch: Moon

Seoul will continue to pursue dialogue despite N. Korean ICBM launch: Moon

President says summit with Kim Jong Un still possible, calls for family reunion this October

Seoul will continue to pursue dialogue despite N. Korean ICBM launch: Moon
JH Ahn
JH Ahn July 6, 2017
ICBM launch won’t change government policy on North Korea: South Korea

ICBM launch won’t change government policy on North Korea: South Korea

Approval of inter-Korean meetings will "no longer" be publicized, however

ICBM launch won’t change government policy on North Korea: South Korea
JH Ahn
JH Ahn July 5, 2017
Hyundai Asan planning Kumgang Resort visit in August: official

Hyundai Asan planning Kumgang Resort visit in August: official

Company yet to make necessary contact with MOU or Pyongyang, however

Hyundai Asan planning Kumgang Resort visit in August: official
JH Ahn
JH Ahn July 3, 2017
South Korean World Taekwondo officials planning September visit to Pyongyang

South Korean World Taekwondo officials planning September visit to Pyongyang

Joint performance during PyeongChang 2018 Olympics also discussed, official says

South Korean World Taekwondo officials planning September visit to Pyongyang
JH Ahn
JH Ahn June 30, 2017
North Korea’s “abysmal” drought, seen from above

North Korea’s “abysmal” drought, seen from above

Satellite imagery reveals the heavy damage inflicted by low rainfall and poor irrigation systems

North Korea’s “abysmal” drought, seen from above
JH Ahn
JH Ahn June 27, 2017
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