May 23, 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.

News

Prosecutors raid ex-defense chief’s home over North Korea’s killing of official

Searches targeting Suh Wook and two other former Seoul officials follow allegations they mishandled 2020 case

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Sojin JungAugust 16, 2022
News

Kim Jong Un exchanges letters with Putin on bolstering North Korea-Russia ties

Letters come after DPRK recognized Moscow-backed breakaway states in Ukraine and drew up plans to send workers there

Ifang BremerIfang BremerAugust 15, 2022
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North Korea accuses UN chief of ‘pouring gas over flames’ of peninsula tensions

Pyongyang’s foreign ministry alleges Guterres sided with US ‘hostile policy’ by endorsing DPRK’s denuclearization

Ifang BremerIfang BremerAugust 15, 2022
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Seoul police probe Christian activist for spreading pro-North Korea materials

Jung Dae-il decries witch hunt against him after he posted Juche explainers and helped sell Kim Il Sung memoirs

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Sojin JungAugust 12, 2022
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Breakaway Luhansk republic seeks North Korea’s help to rebuild from Ukraine war

Self-declared state says it held talks with DPRK on issue after Pyongyang confirmed plans to send laborers to Donetsk

Ifang BremerIfang BremerAugust 12, 2022
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North Korea pushes forward medical cooperation with Gabon and Mali

DPRK diplomats meet with local officials in latest efforts to maintain economic ties in Africa during pandemic

Ifang BremerIfang BremerAugust 11, 2022
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UNICEF delivers nearly 300K children’s vaccines to North Korea

Aid organization says vaccines have been distributed throughout country, as DPRK continues to reject COVID vaccines

Ifang BremerIfang BremerAugust 9, 2022
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South Korean navy sailor arrested for praising North Korean regime

Active-duty conscript collected DPRK army songs and books and shared pro-regime posts online, prosecutors say

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Sojin JungAugust 8, 2022
COVID-19

North Korea to hold meeting to review virus policy as it reports no COVID cases

Announcement raises possibility DPRK could further loosen epidemic restrictions following outbreak earlier this year

Ifang BremerIfang BremerAugust 8, 2022
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North Korea completes hydroelectric power project, 41 years after announcing it

Final stage of Orangchon Power Station large by DPRK standards but won’t solve country’s energy problems, expert says

Ifang BremerIfang BremerAugust 5, 2022
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