April 18, 2021
Border Controls

North Korea turns airport into COVID-19 disinfection center to boost trade

Satellite imagery shows construction at airfield near the Chinese border — possibly to tackle extreme drop in imports

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North Korean hackers stole cryptocurrency while skimming credit cards: Report

Group-IB’s analysis of a Lazarus CC-skimming campaign also revealed malware designed to steal BTC, ETH

North Korean hackers stole cryptocurrency while skimming credit cards: Report
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Kim Jong Un’s $2 million aid donation raises cash transfer questions

The North Korean leader has gifted aid funds and stipends to Chongryon in Japan every year since becoming leader

Kim Jong Un’s $2 million aid donation raises cash transfer questions
Analysis

How Kim Jong Un’s crackdown on foreign culture hurts Korean reconciliation

North Korea is trying to stop people from learning about South Korean life. That could seriously widen cultural gaps.

How Kim Jong Un’s crackdown on foreign culture hurts Korean reconciliation
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North Korean ships visit Chinese coal and iron ports, possibly for illegal sales

At least five North Korea-linked ships took turns at Longkou Port for possible sales between March 29 and April 13

North Korean ships visit Chinese coal and iron ports, possibly for illegal sales
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[Closed Event] The 3rd Sejong-CFR Seoul Washington Forum Virtual Meeting 2020

[Closed Event] The 3rd Sejong-CFR Seoul Washington Forum Virtual Meeting 2020

Sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, t he 3rd Sejong-CFR Seoul Washington Forum Virtual ...

Dec 15, 2021
Cptpp needed ASAP

Cptpp needed ASAP

Bark Tae-hoThe author is president of Lee & Ko Global Commerce Institute and former Minister for ...

Apr 18, 2021
[Column] Food shortage in N. Korea shouldn’t be ignored

[Column] Food shortage in N. Korea shouldn’t be ignored

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sits inside a prototype of a passenger bus in Pyongyang ...

Apr 18, 2021
[Column] UK model of racial relations is hardly exemplary

[Column] UK model of racial relations is hardly exemplary

Timo Fleckenstein By Timo Fleckenstein, associate professor of social policy at the London School of ...

Apr 18, 2021
[Column] How S. Korean media can regain trust

[Column] How S. Korean media can regain trust

Han Seon By Han Seon, professor of journalism at Honam UniversitySouth Korea isn’t the ...

Apr 18, 2021