Bryan Betts is the Deputy Editor of NK News. He has covered the Koreas for Yonhap News Agency, The Diplomat and Korea Exposé and previously worked as a newspaper reporter in South Carolina and New Mexico.
World Health Organization says DPRK tested 683 more people as Kim Jong Un stresses tighter epidemic prevention
State media continues to emphasize ‘epidemic prevention campaign’ as Pyongyang defends its border lockdown
New reported technology comes as WHO says total tested in DPRK exceeds 36,000
Overall trade volume remains a fraction of pre-pandemic levels, despite jump in exports to PRC
UN grants 9-month window for ‘export of medical equipment for the prevention and control of COVID-19 in the DPRK’
DPRK tells WHO it tested 693 people as UNICEF renews sanctions exemption for medical assistance
Authorities say they tested additional 674 people as DPRK continues to warn of protracted pandemic and antivirus curbs
World Health Organization says DPRK tested 681 more people, bringing total tested to over 34,000
DPRK claims to have tested a total of 33,889 people, as state media continues to emphasize virus prevention measures
Some firms linked to tourism and manufacturing in DPRK see double-digit growth following news of reconnected hotlines
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