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.
WHO adds that “travel restrictions have been imposed” in the country, but it is unclear when these were introduced
Kim Jong Un promoted to a higher Workers' Party of Korea rank that was otherwise posthumously reserved for Kim Jong Il
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State media says that North Korea will “expand and develop” foreign relations in the future
North Korean defector-politician Ji Seong-ho wants to refine a law rewarding firms for hiring more than five defectors
In a New Year’s speech, unification minister Lee In-young says he’s expecting an olive branch from Pyongyang
State media called the long hours a “shining victory,” but experts think it only kept Kim Jong Un’s head above water
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