Chad O’Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.
Foreign aid, personnel and funding have plummeted while thousands of North Koreans continue to suffer
North Korea will likely maintain its lockdown until 2022 – and thousands of ordinary people will suffer as a result
The abrupt shift could mean trade and travel restrictions will stay in place for the foreseeable future, experts say
The new rule is the latest in a long series of pandemic prevention measures, despite Pyongyang claiming to be virus-free
North Korea, a country widely criticized for human rights abuses, is on a campaign to call out other countries
Military aircraft spotted releasing fireworks in formation above Pyongyang city
Kim Il Sung Square is also lit up on a scale similar to the Oct. 10, 2020 military parade, a source tells NK News
Pyongyang announced key foreign policy, military and economic goals that tell us a lot about the future
Photos obtained by NK News show scarce food items and products that don’t look anything like what’s advertised
While COVID-19 has halted most exchange, indicators suggest momentum between two allies will continue after virus passes
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