May 27, 2024

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Ifang Bremer

Ifang Bremer

Ifang Bremer is a Seoul Correspondent at NK News. He has worked on investigations for The Guardian and The Observer and previously wrote features on Korea for Dutch newspaper NRC.

Analysis

Trash talk: How North Korea could carry out its threat to spread ‘filth’ in ROK

DPRK has sent leaflets and even cigarette butts before and could do so again as it adopts tit-for-tat approach to Seoul

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Lina ParkMay 27, 2024
News

North Korea vows military action in response to ROK maritime border ‘intrusions’

Statement from vice minister of defense also warns DPRK will dump ‘mounds of filth’ in South Korea after leaflet launch

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMay 26, 2024
News

At site of kidnapping, ROK demands North Korea repatriate abducted students

‘My only wish is to see my son's face before I die,’ mother says at dedication of memorial to victim taken in 70s

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMay 24, 2024
Analysis

Why China wants North Korea and Russia’s help in gaining access to the sea

Chinese ships' use of Tumen River could be overlooked area for trilateral cooperation, if the DPRK agrees to play along

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMay 24, 2024
Analysis

North Korea-China trade jumps on fabric imports, pointing to textile outsourcing

Expert says DPRK appears to be producing both textiles and wigs for re-export to China despite sanctions on such trade

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMay 21, 2024
News

North Korean nuke scientists are ‘slaves’ of regime’s weapons programs: Report

Study finds scientists and engineers face unsafe conditions that violate human rights and are not just privileged elite

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMay 20, 2024
News

Russia, China leaders warn US against intimidating North Korea militarily

Putin and Xi warned such actions may lead to armed conflict as U.S. and South Korea kick off joint air drills

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMay 17, 2024
News

UN extends sanctions exemption request for NGO to send aid to North Korea

But South Korean aid agency says Seoul has rejected its requests, scuppering hopes of shipping machine parts to DPRK

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMay 16, 2024
Features

Dangerous catch: The fishermen who brave perilous waters on North Korea’s edge

South Korean ships venture as close as mile from border in search of seafood, despite past abductions and high tensions

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMay 15, 2024
News

Kim Jong Un leads funeral for North Korea’s chief propagandist under Kim rulers

Leader said Kim Ki Nam would be immortalized in likely bid to encourage current officials to remain loyal to the regime

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Joon Ha ParkMay 10, 2024
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