March 01, 2024

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Joon Ha Park

Joon Ha Park

Joon Ha Park is an Editorial Intern at NK News and has previously written on issues related to the two Koreas at The Peninsula Report.

News

North Korean artillery fire triggers evacuation alerts for ROK border islands

South Korean military says DPRK fired more than 200 rounds, conducting own artillery drills in response

News

South Korea to dissolve foundation in charge of inter-Korean industrial park

Seoul cites cost of operating foundation and unauthorized North Korean activity at Kaesong complex closed since 2016

Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park | Shreyas ReddyJanuary 4, 2024
News

Kim Jong Un’s daughter is his ‘most likely successor’: Seoul spy agency

Statement marks first time NIS has identified child as future leader, after previously expressing skepticism

Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park | Shreyas ReddyJanuary 4, 2024
News

Don’t visit North Korean restaurants in China, South Korean Embassy warns

Mission says DPRK businesses have ‘forcibly expelled’ ROK nationals, cites risk of ‘friction’ as tensions worsen

Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha ParkJanuary 2, 2024
News

North Korea likely to carry out ‘provocations’ around US and ROK elections: NIS

Seoul’s spy agency says historical patterns and DPRK’s defense posture point to military and cyber activity in new year

Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park | Lina ParkDecember 29, 2023
News

‘Mercilessly bury’ North Korea if it attacks, ROK defense chief orders sailors

Shin Won-shik says he hopes new Cheonan frigate, if provoked, will ‘avenge’ those killed when DPRK sank namesake ship

Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha ParkDecember 27, 2023
News

Seoul unveils ambitious plan to raise awareness about North Korean human rights

Three-year road map calls for research center and sending info to DPRK citizens, but experts say some goals unrealistic

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Joon Ha ParkDecember 26, 2023
Analysis

An invisible arsenal: Tackling the clandestine threat of North Korean bioweapons

Experts say DPRK could use anthrax, ricin and other bio-agents in conflict, raising need for Seoul to prepare

Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park | Shreyas ReddyDecember 22, 2023
News

South Korea to hold tabletop drills after collapse of inter-Korean military deal

Experts say computer-simulated Taeguk Exercise likely to focus more on North Korean threats near border this year

Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Joon Ha ParkDecember 8, 2023
News

Moon government did little to save official killed by North Korea, audit finds

Investigators say administration covered up facts about 2020 death of Lee Dae-jun, recommending disciplinary action

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Joon Ha ParkDecember 7, 2023