April 22, 2021
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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
South Korea’s right-wing resurgence spells uncertainty for North Korea policy

South Korea’s right-wing resurgence spells uncertainty for North Korea policy

After summits and promises of peace, the South Korean president’s party suffered a crushing defeat at the by-elections

South Korea’s right-wing resurgence spells uncertainty for North Korea policy
Author ImageJumin Lee April 9, 2021
UN to censor North Korea sanctions report at South Korean government’s request

UN to censor North Korea sanctions report at South Korean government’s request

The U.N. agreed to remove the Loi Hope ship’s identity despite possible links to North Korea, a source told NK Pro

UN to censor North Korea sanctions report at South Korean government’s request
Author ImageChad O'Carroll April 2, 2021
Kim Jong Un was elusive in 2020, but emerged for a surge of Politburo meetings

Kim Jong Un was elusive in 2020, but emerged for a surge of Politburo meetings

Reclusive or not, the North Korean leader may be vying for a more formal and inclusive governing style

Kim Jong Un was elusive in 2020, but emerged for a surge of Politburo meetings
Author ImageColin Zwirko December 28, 2020
A new law will dramatically change ROK intelligence — mostly for the better

A new law will dramatically change ROK intelligence — mostly for the better

Earlier this week, Seoul voted to transfer North Korea-related espionage investigations to the National Police Agency

A new law will dramatically change ROK intelligence — mostly for the better
Author ImageChristopher Green December 17, 2020
Overfished: Why North Korea leaves behind ‘ghost ships’ and turns a blind eye

Overfished: Why North Korea leaves behind ‘ghost ships’ and turns a blind eye

The world’s fish supply is in critical danger, and strange economic constraints are making things worse for North Korea

Overfished: Why North Korea leaves behind ‘ghost ships’ and turns a blind eye
Author ImageAndrei Lankov September 8, 2020
North Korean insurance company data quietly signals economic recovery

North Korean insurance company data quietly signals economic recovery

Data from five insurance firms all show big improvement to performance, with one even reversing a bad downturn

North Korean insurance company data quietly signals economic recovery
Author ImageMartin Weiser August 28, 2020
North Korea is giving more power to farmers, but not without helping the elite

North Korea is giving more power to farmers, but not without helping the elite

Major agricultural reforms aim to inspire farmers to produce more food, but not without age-old command and control

North Korea is giving more power to farmers, but not without helping the elite
Author ImagePeter Ward August 19, 2020
Transcript: South Korea’s MOU addresses balloon and leaflet launch controversy

Transcript: South Korea’s MOU addresses balloon and leaflet launch controversy

Full remarks from an Aug. 11 Ministry of Unification press tour reveal the government's logic behind recent crackdowns

Transcript: South Korea’s MOU addresses balloon and leaflet launch controversy
Author ImageNK Pro August 12, 2020
VIDEO: Despite COVID-19 fears, train delivers cargo across China-DPRK border

VIDEO: Despite COVID-19 fears, train delivers cargo across China-DPRK border

Train cargo includes goods covered in blue tarpaulins while the border bridge appears to be undergoing maintenance

VIDEO: Despite COVID-19 fears, train delivers cargo across China-DPRK border
Author ImageChad O'Carroll August 3, 2020
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