January 21, 2022
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North Korea reports zero COVID cases in wake of mass events in Pyongyang
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North Korea reports zero COVID cases in wake of mass events in Pyongyang

DPRK says it tested 1,395 additional people during two-week period coinciding with party plenum, New Year’s Eve concert

North Korea reports zero COVID cases in wake of mass events in Pyongyang
Bryan BettsBryan Betts January 18, 2022
The new normal? Experts see little hope for full restart of North Korean trade
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The new normal? Experts see little hope for full restart of North Korean trade

Even after resumption of overland trade, erratic policy-making and new virus strains could reverse progress in 2022

The new normal? Experts see little hope for full restart of North Korean trade
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll | Ethan Jewell January 17, 2022
US court awards family of Otto Warmbier $240K seized from North Korean bank
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US court awards family of Otto Warmbier $240K seized from North Korean bank

Ruling follows 2018 district court decision to award Warmbier family half a billion dollars in wrongful death suit

US court awards family of Otto Warmbier $240K seized from North Korean bank
Ethan JewellEthan Jewell January 17, 2022
The week in North Korean state media: A review of Dec. 28 to Jan. 6
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The week in North Korean state media: A review of Dec. 28 to Jan. 6

An analytical look at the party plenum, hypersonic missile launch, new cartoons from a sanctioned studio and more

The week in North Korean state media: A review of Dec. 28 to Jan. 6
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung January 6, 2022
Christmas in Pyongyang: How devout tourists can worship in North Korea
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Christmas in Pyongyang: How devout tourists can worship in North Korea

Visitors are not banned from attending church services or carrying a Bible, but proselytizing is strictly off-limits

Christmas in Pyongyang: How devout tourists can worship in North Korea
Gareth JohnsonGareth Johnson December 27, 2021
A diplomat’s life: The mundane, ordinary routines of the North Korean people
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A diplomat’s life: The mundane, ordinary routines of the North Korean people

For most in Pyongyang, worshipping the Kim family is just a part of the 9-to-5 grind

A diplomat’s life: The mundane, ordinary routines of the North Korean people
Taylor DarbyTaylor Darby December 23, 2021
Doctors say new antiviral pills could transform North Korea’s COVID response
COVID-19

Doctors say new antiviral pills could transform North Korea’s COVID response

DPRK could cheaply buy or even manufacture the promising medications, but distribution may still pose problems

Doctors say new antiviral pills could transform North Korea’s COVID response
Ethan JewellEthan Jewell December 22, 2021
10 years of Kim Jong Un: Where will North Korea be 10 years from now?
Analysis

10 years of Kim Jong Un: Where will North Korea be 10 years from now?

Experts vote on a range of potential scenarios, from crisis and ongoing COVID-19 isolation to economic growth and more

10 years of Kim Jong Un: Where will North Korea be 10 years from now?
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll December 16, 2021
The good, the bad and the memorable of expat life in North Korea
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The good, the bad and the memorable of expat life in North Korea

The system is stifling for Koreans and foreigners alike, but human interactions carry one through difficulties

The good, the bad and the memorable of expat life in North Korea
Taylor DarbyTaylor Darby December 15, 2021
10 years of Kim Jong Un: What was Washington’s worst decision so far?
Analysis

10 years of Kim Jong Un: What was Washington’s worst decision so far?

Experts vote on Washington’s worst call during Kim Jong Un’s first decade in power

10 years of Kim Jong Un: What was Washington’s worst decision so far?
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll December 14, 2021
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