September 26, 2023


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 Korea accuses human rights group of being ‘anti-DPRK front’ for Washington

DPRK chafes at claims of abuses as US-based organization calls for Pyongyang to engage on human rights issues

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMarch 2, 2022

Pyongyang diary: A cellist’s personal account of music diplomacy to North Korea

Carter Brey of the New York Philharmonic shares his behind-the-scenes story of a historic concert in the DPRK

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Jeongmin KimMarch 2, 2022

South Korea confirms missile interceptor test, draws lessons from Ukraine crisis

Meeting of top defense officials follows North Korea’s test of a ‘reconnaissance satellite’ on Sunday

Ifang BremerIfang BremerFebruary 28, 2022

South Korean rail chief says inter-Korean railway ‘transcends politics’

KORAIL’s Na Hee-seung sees big economic benefits to reconnecting rail lines when diplomacy with North Korea resumes

Ifang BremerIfang BremerFebruary 25, 2022

Seoul-based middleman suspected of transferring ship to North Korea: UN report

Oil tanker acquired around the same time Pyongyang appeared to accelerate smuggling operations in May 2021

Ifang BremerIfang BremerFebruary 24, 2022

South Korean border province proposes co-hosting Youth Olympics with North Korea

Provincial official sent letter and spoke on phone about idea with DPRK ambassador to China at Winter Games

Ifang BremerIfang BremerFebruary 23, 2022

US seeks to hold North Korea ‘accountable’ after missile launches: Blinken

US Secretary of State cites new unilateral sanctions after three-way meeting with ROK and Japanese counterparts

Ifang BremerIfang BremerFebruary 14, 2022

Aid for pregnant women in North Korea cleared for distribution, UNICEF says

Shipment released from disinfection amid concerns about DPRK’s worsening humanitarian situation during pandemic

Ifang BremerIfang BremerFebruary 11, 2022

North Koreans continue to work abroad in violation of UN sanctions: Report

Expert says workers can find informal employment, as the DPRK’s COVID-19 controls leave its citizens stranded overseas

Ifang BremerIfang BremerFebruary 10, 2022

Russia’s UN ambassador slams new US sanctions against North Korea

Dmitry Polyanskiy says sanctions create ‘toxic atmosphere’ and discourage cooperation with Pyongyang

Ifang BremerIfang BremerFebruary 8, 2022