Almost three months on, what’s changed since the Hanoi summit?
NK Pro timeline charts the key developments since February
Next Tuesday will mark three months since the surprise no-deal Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi, Vietnam.
In the following weeks, North Korea has held a summit with Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok, tested multiple missiles, and condemned the U.S. for seizing the Wise Honest cargo ship.
And as South Korea prepares to boost efforts to provide humanitarian aid to the North and works toward holding another inter-Korean summit ahead of a planned meeting with President Trump in late June, we pinpoint some of the key events that put the present political milieu into context.[p
- 01What North Korea’s official budget reveals about its spending priorities in 2024
- 02How North Korean aggression and the Taiwan election complicate China-DPRK ties
- 03Satellite imagery shows Kim Jong Un’s east coast yacht, missile test activities
- 04State media review: North Korean festivals build up to former leader’s birthday
- 05Survey shows markets reign supreme in the daily lives of North Koreans
- 06What to make of North Korea’s apparent interest in naval nuclear propulsion
- 07How North Korean defectors shape the policies of countries where they settle
- 08Slump in life insurance sector points to unreported COVID deaths in North Korea