April 24, 2024


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.


North Korean missile that landed near ROK waters a Soviet-inspired SA-5: Seoul

Recovered debris shows DPRK projectile launched across maritime border is similar to Russian weapons in use in Ukraine

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Jeongmin KimNovember 9, 2022

South Korea warns travelers not to bring North Korean propaganda into country

New customs form explicitly lists DPRK media as prohibited item, even as Seoul weighs increasing access

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Yeji ChungNovember 8, 2022

Russia interested in importing North Korean clothes: Embassy in Pyongyang

Embassy praises ongoing women’s clothing expo in DPRK capital but adds cooperation must comply with UN sanctions

Ifang BremerIfang BremerNovember 7, 2022

Russia ships 30 horses to North Korea in first bilateral rail trade in years

Two countries had suspended overland trade since March 2020, when Russia also sent purebred horses loved by DPRK elite

Ifang BremerIfang BremerNovember 2, 2022

Seoul cosponsors North Korea human rights resolution for first time in 4 years

Yoon administration’s decision to endorse annual UN resolution marks break from approach under previous government

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Jeongmin KimNovember 1, 2022

DPRK profiles high schooler working construction ‘to repay Kim Jong Un’s love’

North Korean TV airs interview with student from prestigious school as part of ideological campaign targeting youth

Ifang BremerIfang BremerOctober 31, 2022

Special envoy on North Korean human rights faces fierce opposition at UN

Russia, Iran and others criticize Elizabeth Salmon’s mandate and call for an end to ‘politicized’ info gathering on DPRK

Ifang BremerIfang BremerOctober 27, 2022

Seoul to review support for North Korean defectors after woman’s lonely death

Discovery of remains months after she died a reminder many defectors experience severe isolation in South, experts say

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Shreyas ReddyOctober 25, 2022

UNICEF wins sanctions exemption to send large aid shipment to North Korea

It's unclear when the health and nutrition supplies will reach DPRK’s neediest as country maintains COVID controls

Ifang BremerIfang BremerOctober 25, 2022

Defectors sending more money to family in North Korea facing hardships: Survey

Expert says higher brokerage fees likely account for increase, while poll also finds defectors financially better off

Ifang BremerIfang BremerOctober 24, 2022
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