October 23, 2020

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Kelly Kasulis

Kelly Kasulis is the Managing Editor of NK News, based in Seoul. She previously covered North and South Korea for Public Radio International, Al Jazeera English, Bloomberg Industry, Mic and many others. Follow Kelly on Twitter: @kasulisk.

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'Frozen in time': Photos inside North Korea's lavish, nostalgia-driving hotels

A new book, "Hotels of Pyongyang," offers a detailed view of North Korean aesthetic and design in places of leisure

Kelly Kasulis August 19, 2020

Nearly 60% of North Koreans now food insecure, worsened estimates after COVID-19

More than half of North Koreans suffer from food insecurity, but the situation is expected to slightly improve by 2030

Kelly Kasulis August 12, 2020

US vice presidential runner Kamala Harris may support DPRK sanctions relief

Harris has made previous comments supporting partial sanctions relief in future US-North Korea negotiations

Kelly Kasulis August 12, 2020

South Korea wins permission to develop new solid-fuel space rocket

Technology will likely be for civilian use, but development could lead to improved military capabilities

Kelly Kasulis July 28, 2020

'Runaway' causes first suspected COVID-19 case in North Korea, state media says

North Korean leader issues lockdown for Kaesong, raises “top-class alert”

Kim Jong Un leads meeting on 'war deterrent' and 'intensifying' party education

The DPRK discussed how to address issues in the "political and ideological life" of party officials, the KCNA reported

Kelly Kasulis July 18, 2020

South Korea revokes corporate license for two defector-led activist groups

The cancellation will affect defector-activist groups' ability to claim tax deductions on donations

Jeongmin Kim | Kelly Kasulis July 17, 2020

Propaganda or solidarity: where does North Korea really stand on Black lives?

North Korean state media repeatedly condemned U.S. police violence, but experts are split on Pyongyang's true intentions

Kelly Kasulis July 14, 2020

Amazon fined for processing orders linked to North Korea

Online retailer will pay more than $130,000 for violating sanctions against DPRK, Iran, Cuba, Sudan, and Syria

Kelly Kasulis July 8, 2020

"Selfish": South Koreans weigh in on cross-border leaflet launches

Speaking to NK News, local residents blame defector-activists for worsening inter-Korean relations

Kelly Kasulis July 5, 2020