February 25, 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.


China ‘ready to go all out’ to support North Korea after COVID outbreak

As hundreds of thousands battle ‘fever’ in North Korea, China joins WHO and South Korea in offering COVID-19 aid

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMay 13, 2022

Omicron has stopped normal life in Pyongyang. But will it stop a nuclear test?

Experts divided on whether Pyongyang will push ahead with nuclear test or focus all efforts on stamping out Omicron

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMay 12, 2022

North Korean defectors targeted in spear-phishing attack: Cyber firm

Hackers concealed malicious script inside a word processing file specifically targeting defectors in South Korea

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMay 11, 2022

North Korea raises alarm over ‘second-worst drought’ in 40 years

State media channeling food supply concerns, but expert says lack of water could be related to poor management practices

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMay 10, 2022

Why are so few North Korean defectors Buddhist?

Protestants outnumber Buddhists among defectors, even though both religions are about equally represented in South Korea

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMay 9, 2022

North Korea praises inter-Korean summits as Moon Jae-in prepares to leave office

New photo book praises ‘unprecedented change' in inter-Korean relations during 2018


North Korea’s primary state newspaper silent on previous days missile test

No state media coverage could indicate a failure, but experts say that’s not necessarily the case

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMay 5, 2022

North Korea high on US agenda during Biden’s upcoming trip to East Asia

Expert says salience in the international community exactly what DPRK hopes to achieve through missile tests this year

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMay 4, 2022

Nutrition supplies released, critical health supplies delivered to DPRK: UNICEF

UN agency one of only a handful of entities to succesfully deliver aid to the DPRK during COVID-19 pandemic

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMay 3, 2022

How a North Korean defector was coerced into spying for Pyongyang

Court documents give a rare view into North Korea’s covert operations in the South

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMay 3, 2022
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