April 14, 2024

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Kang Tae-jun

Tae-jun Kang is the NK News East Asia Correspondent and is based in Hong Kong. Prior to writing, he worked as a riot police officer in South Korea for two years.

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U.S. sees fourth N. Korean defector of 2014 – VOA

U.S. sees fourth N. Korean defector of 2014 – VOA

Nearly 170 refugees have come to the U.S. since 2006 law's passage

U.S. sees fourth N. Korean defector of 2014 – VOA
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun May 12, 2014
North Korea announces plan to develop tourism zone

North Korea announces plan to develop tourism zone

Companies and individuals to receive special considerations in Mt. Kumgang tourism zone

North Korea announces plan to develop tourism zone
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun May 5, 2014
Not likely that Choe purged – SK ministry

Not likely that Choe purged – SK ministry

Ministry of Unification sees little reason to believe political officer has suffered fate of Jang, Ri

Not likely that Choe purged – SK ministry
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun May 2, 2014
South Korean province seeks to improve inter-Korean relations

South Korean province seeks to improve inter-Korean relations

Organisation in Chungcheongnam-do mulls inviting North Koreans to participate in Asan Games

South Korean province seeks to improve inter-Korean relations
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun May 1, 2014
NGO to provide TB treatment training

NGO to provide TB treatment training

Tuberculosis considered rampant health problem in North Korea

NGO to provide TB treatment training
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun April 29, 2014
Russia donates fire engines to North Korea

Russia donates fire engines to North Korea

Donation is part of the Russian deputy Prime Minister's three day visit to DPRK

Russia donates fire engines to North Korea
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun April 28, 2014
S. Korea loans to businesses hurt by North tensions

S. Korea loans to businesses hurt by North tensions

South's MOU to grant $19 million in loans to companies invested in Geumgang or trade with North

S. Korea loans to businesses hurt by North tensions
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun April 25, 2014
Park asks for Xi’s help in preventing nuke test

Park asks for Xi’s help in preventing nuke test

Xi avows support for stability on Korean Peninsula - Blue House statement

Park asks for Xi’s help in preventing nuke test
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun April 24, 2014
AFP delegation complete Pyongyang tour

AFP delegation complete Pyongyang tour

No word of visit's purpose, rumors of bureau opening swirl

AFP delegation complete Pyongyang tour
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun April 17, 2014
Detained missionary again claims NIS help

Detained missionary again claims NIS help

South Korean intelligence agency denies working with Kim to set up underground churches

Detained missionary again claims NIS help
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun April 15, 2014
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