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Kim Jong Un’s Pyongyang residence sees upgrades during COVID lockdown: Imagery
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Kim Jong Un’s Pyongyang residence sees upgrades during COVID lockdown: Imagery

Kim publicly announced major construction projects in North Korea should continue as millions battle omicron infection

Kim Jong Un’s Pyongyang residence sees upgrades during COVID lockdown: Imagery
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko May 23, 2022
Expert roundup: What did the US and South Korea achieve at their latest summit?
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Expert roundup: What did the US and South Korea achieve at their latest summit?

Korea Pro asks experts what the key wins and missed opportunities were during first Yoon-Biden summit

Expert roundup: What did the US and South Korea achieve at their latest summit?
North Korea’s fertilizer imports remain unusually low ahead of planting seasons
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North Korea’s fertilizer imports remain unusually low ahead of planting seasons

Trade data also shows soap and other surface cleaner imports hit record highs amid short-lived trade reopening

North Korea’s fertilizer imports remain unusually low ahead of planting seasons
Ethan JewellEthan Jewell May 20, 2022
Streets empty but construction, farming active in COVID-hit North Korea: Imagery
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Streets empty but construction, farming active in COVID-hit North Korea: Imagery

Satellite images of Pyongyang and other cities show signs of lockdown but also ongoing economic activity

Streets empty but construction, farming active in COVID-hit North Korea: Imagery
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko May 19, 2022
Capitalism with South Korean characteristics
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Capitalism with South Korean characteristics

'Preferred Stocks' offer attractive yields for short- to medium-term investors — and bigger payoffs in the long term

Capitalism with South Korean characteristics
Daniel TudorDaniel Tudor May 17, 2022
Why the risks of an Omicron outbreak in North Korea are getting worse
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Why the risks of an Omicron outbreak in North Korea are getting worse

Spikes in neighboring countries, economic impact on China and a stagnant containment strategy add to old problems

Why the risks of an Omicron outbreak in North Korea are getting worse
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll May 11, 2022
Yoon Suk-yeol’s inauguration speech: Key takeaways and full text
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Yoon Suk-yeol’s inauguration speech: Key takeaways and full text

Experts say new South Korean president is cleaving strongly toward U.S.-led internationalism

Yoon Suk-yeol’s inauguration speech: Key takeaways and full text
North Korea raises alarm over ‘second-worst drought’ in 40 years
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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

North Korea raises alarm over ‘second-worst drought’ in 40 years
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer May 10, 2022
Activity at Kaesong Industrial Complex points to possible factory restart: Seoul
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Activity at Kaesong Industrial Complex points to possible factory restart: Seoul

New activity at the inter-Korean complex comes weeks after a mysterious fire at the facility

Activity at Kaesong Industrial Complex points to possible factory restart: Seoul
Ethan JewellEthan Jewell | Jeongmin Kim May 9, 2022
China-North Korea trade fair much smaller than past years amid virus concerns
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China-North Korea trade fair much smaller than past years amid virus concerns

North Korean companies promote yogurt, cigarettes and beer in first trade show since 2019

China-North Korea trade fair much smaller than past years amid virus concerns
Ethan JewellEthan Jewell May 6, 2022
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