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South Korea to hold nationwide evacuation drill against North Korean air raids
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South Korea to hold nationwide evacuation drill against North Korean air raids

All residents will be required to seek shelter during Aug. 23 exercise, the first in 6 years

South Korea to hold nationwide evacuation drill against North Korean air raids
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim August 3, 2023
Timeline: From a US soldier’s border crossing to North Korea’s military parade
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Timeline: From a US soldier’s border crossing to North Korea’s military parade

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from July 1 - July 31

Timeline: From a US soldier’s border crossing to North Korea’s military parade
NK ProNK Pro August 3, 2023
State media review: North Korea says people overflowing with pride after parade
Analysis

State media review: North Korea says people overflowing with pride after parade

An in-depth analysis of military parade aftermath, criticism of ROK human rights, tourist area renovations and more

State media review: North Korea says people overflowing with pride after parade
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung August 2, 2023
JCS chief orders army to deliver ‘decisive blow’ to North Korean ‘provocations’
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JCS chief orders army to deliver ‘decisive blow’ to North Korean ‘provocations’

Remarks come as large-scale US-ROK summer drills set for this month, which DPRK has responded to fiercely in past

JCS chief orders army to deliver ‘decisive blow’ to North Korean ‘provocations’
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim August 1, 2023
North Korean economy contracts for third straight year in 2022: Bank of Korea
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North Korean economy contracts for third straight year in 2022: Bank of Korea

Seoul estimates DPRK citizens earned average of $1.1K last year, about 30 times less than counterparts in South

North Korean economy contracts for third straight year in 2022: Bank of Korea
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin July 31, 2023
Yoon Suk-yeol appoints new unification minister despite opposition objections
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Yoon Suk-yeol appoints new unification minister despite opposition objections

Kim Yung-ho’s inauguration comes as ministry cuts personnel overseeing dialogue and cooperation with North Korea

Yoon Suk-yeol appoints new unification minister despite opposition objections
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim July 28, 2023
Yoon hails UN troops who defended ROK from North Korea’s ‘totalitarian forces’
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Yoon hails UN troops who defended ROK from North Korea’s ‘totalitarian forces’

President says South Korean freedom built on ‘blood-stained uniforms,’ marking 70th anniversary of Korean War armistice

Yoon hails UN troops who defended ROK from North Korea’s ‘totalitarian forces’
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy July 28, 2023
Opposition party demands Yoon withdraw controversial unification minister pick
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Opposition party demands Yoon withdraw controversial unification minister pick

Confirmation of Kim Yung-ho has stalled over criticism of calls for North Korean regime change and alleged tax evasion

Opposition party demands Yoon withdraw controversial unification minister pick
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim July 27, 2023
Book review: A new history reconsiders Korea’s unending war with itself
Opinion

Book review: A new history reconsiders Korea’s unending war with itself

‘Korea at War’ traces roots of Korean War back to 19th century and debunks myths that North Korea and US still propagate

Book review: A new history reconsiders Korea’s unending war with itself
David TizzardDavid Tizzard July 24, 2023
Unification minister nominee grilled over calls for North Korea regime change
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Unification minister nominee grilled over calls for North Korea regime change

At confirmation hearing, opposition accuses Kim Yung-ho of promoting inappropriate ideas on YouTube and dodging taxes

Unification minister nominee grilled over calls for North Korea regime change
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim July 21, 2023