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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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“Abysmal drought” hits North Korea: state media

“Abysmal drought” hits North Korea: state media

Rodong Sinmun reports "hundreds of thousands of workers" are engaging in drought prevention efforts

“Abysmal drought” hits North Korea: state media
JH Ahn
JH Ahn June 23, 2017
North Korea’s Foreign Ministry launches new website

North Korea’s Foreign Ministry launches new website

mfa.gov.kp does not appear to be fully up to date, however

North Korea’s Foreign Ministry launches new website
JH Ahn
JH Ahn June 22, 2017
What a North Korean drone crash reveals about the country’s UAVs

What a North Korean drone crash reveals about the country’s UAVs

Expert says DPRK technology remains rudimentary

What a North Korean drone crash reveals about the country’s UAVs
JH Ahn
JH Ahn June 22, 2017
In photos: What’s become of the Mount Kumgang tourism resort?
Photo story

In photos: What’s become of the Mount Kumgang tourism resort?

Inter-Korean tourism was stopped in 2008, but what happened when the South Koreans left?

In photos: What’s become of the Mount Kumgang tourism resort?
JH Ahn
JH Ahn June 21, 2017
S. Korean lawyers to again request meeting with 12 restaurant-worker defectors

S. Korean lawyers to again request meeting with 12 restaurant-worker defectors

Minbyun hopes to persuade newly appointed NIS chief to review controversial case

S. Korean lawyers to again request meeting with 12 restaurant-worker defectors
JH Ahn
JH Ahn June 19, 2017
Pyongyang won’t discuss nuclear issues with Seoul: North Korean media

Pyongyang won’t discuss nuclear issues with Seoul: North Korean media

"Washington’s puppet" should not be involved in denuclearization talks, says Uriminzzokiri

Pyongyang won’t discuss nuclear issues with Seoul: North Korean media
JH Ahn
JH Ahn June 19, 2017
Following in Kim Dae-jung’s footsteps? Moon’s June 15 speech, in summary

Following in Kim Dae-jung’s footsteps? Moon’s June 15 speech, in summary

Seoul is ready to engage in unconditional dialogue with Pyongyang, if it is ready

Following in Kim Dae-jung’s footsteps? Moon’s June 15 speech, in summary
JH Ahn
JH Ahn June 16, 2017
North Korean tech company launches mobile fitness app: Arirang-Meari

North Korean tech company launches mobile fitness app: Arirang-Meari

"Workout Companion" available on mobile phone and tablet PC

North Korean tech company launches mobile fitness app: Arirang-Meari
JH Ahn
JH Ahn June 7, 2017
N. Korea “positive” about inter-Korean conference in Pyongyang next week: NGO

N. Korea “positive” about inter-Korean conference in Pyongyang next week: NGO

Despite initial reports that DPRK would cancel event, June 15 Committee claims plan is approved

N. Korea “positive” about inter-Korean conference in Pyongyang next week: NGO
JH Ahn
JH Ahn June 6, 2017
S. Korean lawmakers to propose resolution urging family reunions in August

S. Korean lawmakers to propose resolution urging family reunions in August

But opposition may block meetings of long-separated relatives, expert suggests

S. Korean lawmakers to propose resolution urging family reunions in August
JH Ahn
JH Ahn June 5, 2017
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