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North Korean waters see fewer intrusions as China’s fishing season resumes: Data
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North Korean waters see fewer intrusions as China’s fishing season resumes: Data

Beijing recently warned fishers to avoid North Korean waters, where violent clashes have sometimes taken place

North Korean waters see fewer intrusions as China’s fishing season resumes: Data
Ethan JewellEthan Jewell | Ifang Bremer September 9, 2022
North Korea promotes ‘encrypted’ money transfers through new financial product
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North Korea promotes ‘encrypted’ money transfers through new financial product

Service advertised in recent brochure likely aims at concentrating foreign currency in state hands, experts say

North Korea promotes ‘encrypted’ money transfers through new financial product
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll | Sojin Jung September 6, 2022
North Korea in August 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
Month in Review

North Korea in August 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from August 1, 2022 to August 31, 2022

North Korea in August 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK ProNK Pro September 2, 2022
North Korea updates foreign trade law in apparent attempt to control money flows
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North Korea updates foreign trade law in apparent attempt to control money flows

Introduction of new rules for second time during pandemic suggests lockdown led to more restrictive business environment

North Korea updates foreign trade law in apparent attempt to control money flows
Martin WeiserMartin Weiser August 31, 2022
South Korea to cut unification ministry budget for first time in five years
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South Korea to cut unification ministry budget for first time in five years

Drop in funding for ministry overseeing North Korea due to broader austerity push and fewer defector arrivals

South Korea to cut unification ministry budget for first time in five years
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim August 30, 2022
Friends without benefits: How a new US law penalizes South Korean carmakers
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Friends without benefits: How a new US law penalizes South Korean carmakers

Inflation Reduction Act casts doubt over Washington’s commitment to multilateralism and economic security of its allies

Friends without benefits: How a new US law penalizes South Korean carmakers
Sooyoung OhSooyoung Oh August 30, 2022
New smartphones appear in North Koreans’ hands for first time in years
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New smartphones appear in North Koreans’ hands for first time in years

Models with more advanced cameras likely imported from China despite sanctions in effort to appeal to consumers

New smartphones appear in North Koreans’ hands for first time in years
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko August 30, 2022
The limits to tyranny: Why Kim Jong Un doesn’t actually have absolute power
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The limits to tyranny: Why Kim Jong Un doesn’t actually have absolute power

A range of factors constrain the North Korean leader in practice, despite his supreme authority in principle

The limits to tyranny: Why Kim Jong Un doesn’t actually have absolute power
Peter WardPeter Ward August 29, 2022
What a Trump comeback would mean for South Korea’s reset with the US
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What a Trump comeback would mean for South Korea’s reset with the US

Reelection of former president hostile toward Seoul could throw allies’ ties into chaos, experts say

What a Trump comeback would mean for South Korea’s reset with the US
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll August 29, 2022
COVID outbreak at Russian border looms over North Korea trade plans
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COVID outbreak at Russian border looms over North Korea trade plans

Virus surge in Vladivostok may disrupt plans to open import disinfection center, amid activity at DPRK border facility

COVID outbreak at Russian border looms over North Korea trade plans
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko August 26, 2022
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