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North Korea faces uncertain future after mass exodus of UN and foreign NGO staff

North Korea faces uncertain future after mass exodus of UN and foreign NGO staff

Last month, the last international NGO worker and last remaining U.N. staff members left North Korea

North Korea faces uncertain future after mass exodus of UN and foreign NGO staff
Author ImageJohn Everard April 12, 2021
North Korea in March 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

North Korea in March 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from March 1, 2021 to March 31, 2021

North Korea in March 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
Author ImageNK Pro April 2, 2021
Timeline: From Blinken’s Seoul visit to North Korea’s ballistic missile tests

Timeline: From Blinken’s Seoul visit to North Korea’s ballistic missile tests

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from March 1 to March 31

Timeline: From Blinken’s Seoul visit to North Korea’s ballistic missile tests
Author ImageNK Pro March 31, 2021
Why Moon Jae-in can’t be pressured into tackling North Korean human rights

Why Moon Jae-in can’t be pressured into tackling North Korean human rights

President Moon Jae-in failed to implement parts of a North Korean human rights act and continues to rebuff the topic

Why Moon Jae-in can’t be pressured into tackling North Korean human rights
Author ImageDylan Stent March 24, 2021
North Korea’s new China ambassador may boost economic cooperation to new heights

North Korea’s new China ambassador may boost economic cooperation to new heights

Diplomat Ri Ryong Nam was appointed around the same time as a series of reports on increased China-DPRK cooperation

North Korea’s new China ambassador may boost economic cooperation to new heights
Author ImageJohn Petrushka March 18, 2021
Energy plant powering North Korea’s capital city in a state of ‘dire disrepair’

Energy plant powering North Korea’s capital city in a state of ‘dire disrepair’

One of North Korea’s biggest energy sites is nearing its end while another remains under construction, new report says

Energy plant powering North Korea’s capital city in a state of ‘dire disrepair’
Author ImageMin Chao Choy March 17, 2021
North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from Feb. 1, 2021 to Feb. 28, 2021

North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
Author ImageNK Pro March 3, 2021
Thousands of North Koreans left Russia in 2020 while new visas dropped by 52%

Thousands of North Koreans left Russia in 2020 while new visas dropped by 52%

New government data suggests that 14,000 North Koreans left Russia last year while about 1,800 entered the country

Thousands of North Koreans left Russia in 2020 while new visas dropped by 52%
Author ImageMin Chao Choy March 1, 2021
North Korea’s economy is in a state of catastrophe, but the issue is decades-old

North Korea’s economy is in a state of catastrophe, but the issue is decades-old

New data shows that the DPRK’s economic stagnation started much earlier than researchers previously thought

North Korea’s economy is in a state of catastrophe, but the issue is decades-old
Author ImagePeter Ward February 26, 2021
Japan’s back in the North Korea game, but it faces nearly impossible challenges

Japan’s back in the North Korea game, but it faces nearly impossible challenges

North Korea’s long-range nuclear threat could overshadow Japan’s other security priorities

Japan’s back in the North Korea game, but it faces nearly impossible challenges
Author ImageJames Fretwell February 23, 2021
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