Oliver Jia is Kyoto-based graduate student currently pursuing his master’s in international relations at Ritsumeikan University. His research focuses on Japan-DPRK relations and Zainichi Korean issues.
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Charles Robert Jenkins spent 39 years in the DPRK, working as everything from translator to silver screen star
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