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North Korean threats over US planes, DPRK internet access and more – Ep. 297
North Korea News Podcast

North Korean threats over US planes, DPRK internet access and more – Ep. 297

Bada Nam discusses why North Koreans are digital ‘hostages’ and how even elites have a hard time surfing the web

North Korean threats over US planes, DPRK internet access and more – Ep. 297
Jacco ZwetslootJacco Zwetsloot | NK News July 12, 2023
North Korean student goes missing in Russian Far East in possible defection
News

North Korean student goes missing in Russian Far East in possible defection

NGO confirms police are searching for DPRK citizen, the third to disappear in region in last month

North Korean student goes missing in Russian Far East in possible defection
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin | Ifang Bremer July 12, 2023
North Korea slams US plan to provide cluster bombs to Ukraine
News

North Korea slams US plan to provide cluster bombs to Ukraine

Foreign minister Choe Son Hui calls decision ‘dangerous criminal act,’ but doesn’t mention ally Russia’s use of weapons

North Korea slams US plan to provide cluster bombs to Ukraine
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy July 11, 2023
Life at Hanawon: A center for North Korean refugees adapts to pandemic changes
Features

Life at Hanawon: A center for North Korean refugees adapts to pandemic changes

A plunge in new arrivals has left facility deserted, and forced South Korea to rethink how it helps struggling defectors

Life at Hanawon: A center for North Korean refugees adapts to pandemic changes
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy July 11, 2023
Seoul warns heavy rain to hit North Korea, calls for monitoring water levels
News

Seoul warns heavy rain to hit North Korea, calls for monitoring water levels

Rain could exacerbate DPRK’s already dire food situation and sweep away homes if it causes flooding, experts say

Seoul warns heavy rain to hit North Korea, calls for monitoring water levels
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer July 10, 2023
North Korea accuses Japan of bribing IAEA to approve Fukushima water discharge
News

North Korea accuses Japan of bribing IAEA to approve Fukushima water discharge

DPRK claims Tokyo’s plan ‘imperils’ human health and environment, after UN agency ruled it meets safety standards

North Korea accuses Japan of bribing IAEA to approve Fukushima water discharge
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin July 10, 2023
Under pressure: Why Japan is pushing for a North Korea summit with new urgency
Analysis

Under pressure: Why Japan is pushing for a North Korea summit with new urgency

Fumio Kishida says time ticking to resolve abductee issue, but domestic political concerns may also be playing a role

Under pressure: Why Japan is pushing for a North Korea summit with new urgency
Oliver JiaOliver Jia July 7, 2023
How the world may have missed out on seeing North Korea’s prison camps in person
Analysis

How the world may have missed out on seeing North Korea’s prison camps in person

DPRK twice looked set to invite Amnesty International, but distrust thwarted chance to learn more about rights abuses

How the world may have missed out on seeing North Korea’s prison camps in person
Martin WeiserMartin Weiser July 7, 2023
Russia delivers 1K tons of wheat flour to North Korea in June: Customs agency
News

Russia delivers 1K tons of wheat flour to North Korea in June: Customs agency

Latest in series of grain shipments this year comes amid continuing reports of food shortages in DPRK

Russia delivers 1K tons of wheat flour to North Korea in June: Customs agency
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer July 6, 2023
State media review: North Korea claims economic success but admits shortages
Analysis

State media review: North Korea claims economic success but admits shortages

An in-depth review of Cabinet meetings on economy, water-logged cities and ‘random’ fashion sins

State media review: North Korea claims economic success but admits shortages
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko July 6, 2023
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