February 22, 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.

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North Korea accuses EU of ‘hostile policy’ after new sanctions go into effect

DPRK foreign ministry says sanctions ‘farce’ shows the European Union is a ‘puppet’ of the U.S.

Ifang BremerIfang BremerApril 25, 2022
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European Union sanctions 12 people and entities linked to DPRK weapons program

North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic missile test last month compelled action from Brussels, said one EU diplomat

Ifang BremerIfang BremerApril 22, 2022
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US allots $3 million for projects that can improve human rights in North Korea

Washington seeks projects with ‘immediate impact,’ but has yet to appoint new DPRK human rights policy envoy

Ifang BremerIfang BremerApril 22, 2022
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North Korea slams European Parliament as ‘gang of liars’ after human rights vote

The parliament adopted a new resolution this month condemning North Korea human rights violations

Ifang BremerIfang BremerApril 20, 2022
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North Korea to send 30 ‘technicians’ to Guinea for agricultural cooperation

West African country agrees to deal with DPRK ambassador to help support research center named after Kim Il Sung

Ifang BremerIfang BremerApril 19, 2022
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New imported goods on sale at Pyongyang shop after earlier shortages: Sources

Prices of foreign products vary widely, from $17 for 100 grams of coffee to $1.50 for a canned drink

Ifang BremerIfang BremerApril 18, 2022
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Eleven North Korean defectors reach South in first quarter of 2022: Seoul

Pandemic border controls continue to limit numbers, as expert says North Koreans’ lives becoming more difficult

Ifang BremerIfang BremerApril 15, 2022
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Yoon Suk-yeol says overfocus on North Korea undercut Seoul’s global diplomacy

South Korean president-elect reaffirms intention to boost ties with Washington and Tokyo in interview with US newspaper

Ifang BremerIfang BremerApril 15, 2022
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South Korean group receives exemption to ship briquette machines to North Korea

UN gives NGO one year to deliver coal briquette equipment to prevent water and food-borne disease in border area

Ifang BremerIfang BremerApril 14, 2022
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Hostility toward North Korean defectors on rise in South Korea: Survey

One in four reports enmity toward defectors, which experts say reflects growing prejudice toward minorities globally

Ifang BremerIfang BremerApril 13, 2022