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WHO, UNICEF receive approval to send disaster and vaccine aid to North Korea
News

WHO, UNICEF receive approval to send disaster and vaccine aid to North Korea

UN grants sanctions exemption for delivery of over $170K in supplies, even as DPRK continues to shut out aid groups

WHO, UNICEF receive approval to send disaster and vaccine aid to North Korea
Alannah HillAlannah Hill April 19, 2024
The North Koreans who made their mark in South Korea’s soccer league
Features

The North Koreans who made their mark in South Korea’s soccer league

Japan-born ethnic Koreans have won support of ROK fans despite also playing for the DPRK national team

The North Koreans who made their mark in South Korea’s soccer league
Joe SmithJoe Smith | Shreyas Reddy April 19, 2024
Missionary group pushed North Koreans to take faith class as condition of rescue
News

Missionary group pushed North Koreans to take faith class as condition of rescue

Caleb Mission featured in film ‘Beyond Utopia’ says it asks those it helps to agree to filming and attend 3-month class

Missionary group pushed North Koreans to take faith class as condition of rescue
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Lina Park April 18, 2024
Ask a North Korean: What is North Korea like for people with disabilities?
Ask A North Korean

Ask a North Korean: What is North Korea like for people with disabilities?

A defector shares how her father carried her paraplegic mother on his back to escape injustices in DPRK

Ask a North Korean: What is North Korea like for people with disabilities?
Maeng Hyo-shimMaeng Hyo-shim April 18, 2024
The ups and downs of negotiating with North Koreans – Ep. 338
North Korea News Podcast

The ups and downs of negotiating with North Koreans – Ep. 338

Retired US Air Force Lt. Col. Aaron Trimble recounts his work engaging with DPRK officers at Panmunjom

The ups and downs of negotiating with North Koreans – Ep. 338
Kim Jong Un debuts new song praising himself at grand opening of housing project
News

Kim Jong Un debuts new song praising himself at grand opening of housing project

Bombastic ceremony for 10K-home street in capital comes amid efforts to boost North Korean leader’s personality cult

Kim Jong Un debuts new song praising himself at grand opening of housing project
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko April 17, 2024
US indicts ex-North Korean diplomat for conning American banks to smuggle goods
News

US indicts ex-North Korean diplomat for conning American banks to smuggle goods

Ri Myong Ho faces 20 charges for alleged money laundering and other crimes while working at DPRK Embassy in Thailand

US indicts ex-North Korean diplomat for conning American banks to smuggle goods
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin April 17, 2024
How North Korea exploited the tragic Sewol ferry sinking for anti-ROK propaganda
Features

How North Korea exploited the tragic Sewol ferry sinking for anti-ROK propaganda

State media has run thousands of articles on disaster to portray South Korea as dangerous place with incompetent leaders

How North Korea exploited the tragic Sewol ferry sinking for anti-ROK propaganda
Gabriela BernalGabriela Bernal April 16, 2024
How extremist North Korean refugees inflicted terror during a massacre in South
Features

How extremist North Korean refugees inflicted terror during a massacre in South

A group of young landowners who fled Soviet rule helped to brutally suppress alleged communists on Jeju Island

How extremist North Korean refugees inflicted terror during a massacre in South
Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park | Lina Park April 15, 2024
Book review: Photos that aim to show real North Korea behind nuclear posturing
Opinion

Book review: Photos that aim to show real North Korea behind nuclear posturing

‘Picturing the DPRK’ offers a sympathetic look at DPRK life but sometimes omits context needed to understand country

Book review: Photos that aim to show real North Korea behind nuclear posturing
David TizzardDavid Tizzard April 15, 2024
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