January 24, 2020

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Oliver Hotham

Oliver Hotham is Managing Editor of NK News. Follow him on Twitter @oliverhotham or email tips to [email protected]

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North Korea, Global Fund reach agreement on new TB-malaria treatment grant

Implementation of $41.7 million grant set to begin "immediately," spokesperson says

Oliver Hotham January 24, 2020

Roughly a thousand North Korean workers remain in Russia, despite UN ban: MFA

"Limited" transport options responsible for delay, spokesperson Maria Zakharova says

Oliver Hotham January 24, 2020

N. Korea drastically restricts travel to China in bid to stem coronavirus spread

Local embassies informed that they are "completely forbidden" from going to China, NK News has learned

Oliver Hotham January 23, 2020

North Korea names ex-ambassador as new ruling party foreign policy chief

Former top envoy to Russia to serve as head of WPK International Department, diplomatic note confirms

Oliver Hotham January 22, 2020

With a "crude" new foreign minister, North Korea strengthens its hard-line turn

Ri Son Gwon, with his reputation for bluster, may be the ideal DPRK diplomat if tensions rise in the coming year

Oliver Hotham January 21, 2020

Ri Su Yong, long-time stalwart of North Korean diplomacy, likely replaced

Former DPRK ambassador to Russia may have taken Ri's place on ruling party central committee, analyst says

Oliver Hotham January 20, 2020

U.S. ambassador comments on inter-Korean tourism "inappropriate," South says

Statement follows Harry Harris's insistence that any South Korean travel to the North may require ROK-U.S. consultation

Oliver Hotham January 17, 2020

Almost all North Korean workers have now left Russia, senior diplomat says

Foreign ministry official says some may remain due to temporary "logistic" issues, however

Oliver Hotham January 16, 2020

South Korea could seek sanctions waivers for joint projects with the North: Kang

Comments come as Seoul seeks "independent" ways to restart North-South cooperation

Oliver Hotham January 15, 2020

South Korean chief envoy heads to U.S. in bid to reboot talks with North Korea

ROK, U.S. officials to explore ways to "overcome the current situation," Lee Do-hoon says

Oliver Hotham January 14, 2020
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