October 06, 2022
Analysis

Exclusive images provide first look at North Korea’s newest skyscraper street

Ornate concrete towers of Hwasong district taking shape according to blueprints, on-the-ground photos show

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ANALYSIS & REPORTS

Analysis

State media review: North Korea says Kim Jong Un suffered during 1990s famine

An in-depth analysis of efforts to paint leader as a man of the people, criticism of Canada and more

State media review: North Korea says Kim Jong Un suffered during 1990s famine
News

North Korean coal smuggling ship reappears after 3 years with stolen identity

Un Bong 2 appears to follow precedent by again flying Tanzania’s colors when moving illicit coal for Pyongyang

North Korean coal smuggling ship reappears after 3 years with stolen identity
Analysis

Seoul will need more than impressive weapons to deter North Korean threats

ROK military showed off range of assets over the weekend but faces evolving DPRK capabilities and internal challenges

Seoul will need more than impressive weapons to deter North Korean threats
Analysis

Chinese imports appear to fill North Korean quarantine zone after trade restart

Accumulation of goods visible in satellite imagery shows DPRK maintaining strict COVID-19 prevention policies

Chinese imports appear to fill North Korean quarantine zone after trade restart
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Why Did OPEC Slash Oil Production?

Why Did OPEC Slash Oil Production?

October 6, 2022, 5:06 AM Welcome to today’s Morning Brief, where we’re looking at OPEC’s ...

Oct 06, 2022
Why Did OPEC Slash Oil Production?

Why Did OPEC Slash Oil Production?

October 6, 2022, 5:06 AM Welcome to today’s Morning Brief, where we’re looking at OPEC’s ...

Oct 06, 2022
[Editorial] Yoon administration’s trouble with freedom of expression

[Editorial] Yoon administration’s trouble with freedom of expression

Park Bo-gyoon, South Korea’s culture minister, answers questions from lawmakers during a parliamentary audit ...

Oct 06, 2022
[Column] S. Korea’s low birth rate means its no time to gamble with the future

[Column] S. Korea’s low birth rate means its no time to gamble with the future

Lee Ju-ho, the candidate to become education minister and deputy prime minister, speaks to reporters ...

Oct 06, 2022
[Column] S. Korea’s low birth rate means its no time to gamble with the future

[Column] S. Korea’s low birth rate means its no time to gamble with the future

Lee Ju-ho, the candidate to become education minister and deputy prime minister, speaks to reporters ...

Oct 06, 2022