October 21, 2019

U.S.-sanctioned ship arrives in port near Chinese coal power plant

The vessel stopped signaling location after its arrival in the area

Leo Byrne October 17, 2019



After Kim’s Paektu visit, North Korea strongly hints at looming hard-line move

Follow-up media campaign following Kim Jong Un’s mountain trip hints at tough decisions looming


Imagery reveals near-constant activity at North Korean coal terminal in October

Planet imagery taken almost every day shows regular traffic despite sanctions


What to make of Kim Jong Un’s impromptu visit to Mount Paektu this week

State media reporting was rich in symbolism, projecting the DPRK leader's power and determination


UN-sanctioned oil tanker with ties to North Korea appears near Chinese coast

Tanker has been involved in both ship to ship transfers and direct deliveries to the DPRK



Pro-Pyongyang and gay

By David TizzardIt's been an interesting couple of days for ambassadors based here in Seoul, ...

Oct 21, 2019

Quarantine officials on high alert as 11th ASF confirmed from wild boars

South Korea's quarantine authorities on Monday confirmed the 11th outbreak of African swine fever from ...

Oct 21, 2019

NK's official newspaper urges stepped-up resistance against US sanctions

North Korea's official newspaper accused the United States on Monday of using sanctions in order ...

Oct 21, 2019

Moon's approval rating rebounds after Cho Kuk resigns: Realmeter

President Moon Jae-in's approval rating has bounced back to 45 percent after Cho Kuk's resignation as ...

Oct 21, 2019

Asan Korea Perspective Vol. 4 No. 21 (2019.10.7 – 2019.10.20)

Minister of Justice Beleaguered South Korean Minister of Justice Cho Kuk resigned from his position ...

Oct 20, 2019