Won-Gi Jung is a reporter based in Seoul. He previously worked for the CSIS Korea Chair and East Asia Institute. Follow him on Twitter: @jungwongida.
The country has long claimed to be COVID-19 free while intermittently reporting numbers to the World Health Organization
The drones will monitor airports and nuclear power plants, but could have implications for defense against North Korea
The new South Korean law can jail North Korea activists for up to three years or fine them thousands of dollars
The move comes after the ROK military was put in the hot seat for failing to quickly detain a man crossing the border
Pyongyang will be a “disruptive player” as its cyberattack and weapons capabilities grow, US intelligence report says
Experts say Liu Xiaoming, China’s new appointee for Korean Peninsula affairs, will be a strong voice on DPRK issues
A new World Health Organization report states that the DPRK tested more than 700 people over the course of a week
Liu Xiaoming — formerly an ambassador to the U.K., Egypt and North Korea — will now handle both Seoul and Pyongyang
A World Health Organization official said the 1.7 million AstraZeneca doses will not make it to the DPRK by May 2021
Some analysts say the deal marks a return to a strong U.S.-ROK alliance after contentious negotiations with Trump
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