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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N. Korea-Japan Red Cross meetings finish today

N. Korea-Japan Red Cross meetings finish today

Japan expected to request updated information on its abductees

N. Korea-Japan Red Cross meetings finish today
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun March 20, 2014
Universiade weightlifting may be coming to Pyongyang

Universiade weightlifting may be coming to Pyongyang

South Korean host city pushes for Pyongyang participation, gets good feedback

Universiade weightlifting may be coming to Pyongyang
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun March 19, 2014
Tours to N. Korean border town now possible via two companies

Tours to N. Korean border town now possible via two companies

Despite development, American tourists prohibited from visiting

Tours to N. Korean border town now possible via two companies
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun March 17, 2014
China cuts power to North Korean island

China cuts power to North Korean island

Neighbouring China switches off electricity supply to North Korea's Bidan Island

China cuts power to North Korean island
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun March 17, 2014
Spy’s imprisonment ordered by S. Korean prosecutor – paper

Spy’s imprisonment ordered by S. Korean prosecutor – paper

Agent posed as defector, attempted to lure broker to be kidnapped in China

Spy’s imprisonment ordered by S. Korean prosecutor – paper
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun March 12, 2014
U.S. “shameless” for condemning N. Korean rocket launches – Editorial

U.S. “shameless” for condemning N. Korean rocket launches – Editorial

Rodong Sinmun says recent rocket launches are part of Pyongyang's right to self-defense

U.S. “shameless” for condemning N. Korean rocket launches – Editorial
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun March 10, 2014
Postal service connecting Rason, China to open

Postal service connecting Rason, China to open

Two-year test operation to follow next week's opening

Postal service connecting Rason, China to open
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun March 4, 2014
UK Foreign Office spends $1 million on North Korea projects

UK Foreign Office spends $1 million on North Korea projects

Former British Charge D'Affaires to Pyongyang says money well spent

UK Foreign Office spends $1 million on North Korea projects
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun March 3, 2014
North rejects South’s call to release missionary

North rejects South’s call to release missionary

NIS denies Kim's 'confession' of assistance from South Korean spy agency

North rejects South’s call to release missionary
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun March 2, 2014
N. Korea requests UN assistance on foot-and-mouth disease

N. Korea requests UN assistance on foot-and-mouth disease

But Pyongyang is yet to respond to South Korean offer of disinfectants, preventative medicines

N. Korea requests UN assistance on foot-and-mouth disease
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun February 26, 2014
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