February 25, 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.

Features

EXCLUSIVE: North Korean defector jailed for spying says South crushed his dreams

In exclusive letters from prison, man blackmailed by DPRK defends his actions as necessary to save family in country

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Sojin JungSeptember 14, 2022
COVID-19

North Korea keeps aid groups in the dark about its COVID vaccine campaign

Gavi and UNICEF say they have yet to receive requests for doses since DPRK suddenly announced it will start jabs

Ifang BremerIfang BremerSeptember 14, 2022
News

North Korea and Russia agree to resume rail traffic, provincial government says

DPRK ambassador to Moscow reportedly reaches deal with Primorsky governor to open border for first time since 2020

Ifang BremerIfang BremerSeptember 9, 2022
News

North Korean waters see fewer intrusions as China’s fishing season resumes: Data

Beijing recently warned fishers to avoid North Korean waters, where violent clashes have sometimes taken place

Ethan JewellEthan Jewell | Ifang BremerSeptember 9, 2022
News

Unification minister proposes inter-Korean meeting to discuss family reunions

Kwon Young-se says time is running out for families separated by Korean War over 70 years ago

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Jeongmin KimSeptember 8, 2022
News

US training allies on how to combat North Korean cyberattacks

State Department says it's hosting multiday courses through 2023 as DPRK hackers increase attacks on financial systems

Ethan JewellEthan Jewell | Ifang BremerSeptember 8, 2022
News

North Korea has ignored dozens of new inquiries about missing persons: UN

Working group bemoans DPRK’s ‘persistent lack of cooperation’ as it seeks whereabouts of abductees

Ifang BremerIfang BremerSeptember 7, 2022
News

North Korea able to supply vast quantities of ammunition to Russia: Experts

Researcher says Moscow has sought to procure DPRK arms for months, after US media reports on purchases for Ukraine war

Ifang BremerIfang BremerSeptember 6, 2022
News

North Korean human rights envoy seeks to focus mandate on women and girls

UN special rapporteur Elizabeth Salmon says dialogue with DPRK will be a ‘challenge’ as she wraps up visit to Seoul

Ifang BremerIfang BremerSeptember 2, 2022
News

ROK prosecutors raid presidential archive over North Korea’s killing of official

Brother of victim says he hopes search and seizure will turn up information on Moon administration’s response

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Jeongmin KimSeptember 1, 2022
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