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South Korea hopes to video chat North Korea with a $361,600 special room
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South Korea hopes to video chat North Korea with a $361,600 special room

South Korea is looking for construction crews to beef up a facility meant to help President Moon Jae-in reach Pyongyang

South Korea hopes to video chat North Korea with a $361,600 special room
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim January 12, 2021
‘Meet anytime, anywhere’: Moon answers Kim’s hostile remarks with olive branch
News

‘Meet anytime, anywhere’: Moon answers Kim’s hostile remarks with olive branch

In his New Year's address, South Korean President Moon Jae-in once again pitched more dialogue with the DPRK

‘Meet anytime, anywhere’: Moon answers Kim’s hostile remarks with olive branch
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim January 10, 2021
North Korea’s threatening message to the US is a covert nudge for negotiations
Analysis

North Korea’s threatening message to the US is a covert nudge for negotiations

The DPRK said it will continue developing nuclear strike capabilities, but it still left the door open for diplomacy

North Korea’s threatening message to the US is a covert nudge for negotiations
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim January 9, 2021
Expert roundup: What North Korea’s Eighth Party Congress says about the future
Analysis

Expert roundup: What North Korea’s Eighth Party Congress says about the future

Analysts weigh in on North Korea’s relationship with Seoul and Washington, plus the DPRK’s economic outlook in 2021

Expert roundup: What North Korea’s Eighth Party Congress says about the future
Min Chao ChoyMin Chao Choy January 9, 2021
US government could net $2.37 million in unclaimed, frozen North Korean funds
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US government could net $2.37 million in unclaimed, frozen North Korean funds

Deadline to claim the money has passed, so prosecutors will ask for default judgment to give funds to the government

US government could net $2.37 million in unclaimed, frozen North Korean funds
Min Chao ChoyMin Chao Choy January 8, 2021
North Korea and China upgraded nearly all border trade crossings in 2020
Analysis

North Korea and China upgraded nearly all border trade crossings in 2020

In a likely push for trade, Pyongyang and Beijing poured resources into roads and other projects for a post-COVID-19 era

North Korea and China upgraded nearly all border trade crossings in 2020
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko January 6, 2021
‘Lips and teeth’: The rise of DPRK-China relations – NKNews Podcast Ep. 164
North Korea News Podcast

‘Lips and teeth’: The rise of DPRK-China relations – NKNews Podcast Ep. 164

NK News's Chad O'Carroll, Colin Zwirko and Min Chao Choy discuss what growing Pyongyang-Beijing ties could bring in 2021

‘Lips and teeth’: The rise of DPRK-China relations – NKNews Podcast Ep. 164
Jacco ZwetslootJacco Zwetsloot January 5, 2021
Report: The rise in North Korea-China relations and what it means for 2021
Analysis

Report: The rise in North Korea-China relations and what it means for 2021

While COVID-19 has halted most exchange, indicators suggest momentum between two allies will continue after virus passes

Report: The rise in North Korea-China relations and what it means for 2021
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll January 4, 2021
Pompeo touts success on North Korea, but a senior Russian official is skeptical
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Pompeo touts success on North Korea, but a senior Russian official is skeptical

Pompeo publishes a 13-tweet thread promoting his personal role in Washington's North Korea policy

Pompeo touts success on North Korea, but a senior Russian official is skeptical
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll January 3, 2021
Ships openly admit to buying illegal fishing permits from North Korea
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Ships openly admit to buying illegal fishing permits from North Korea

Chinese and South Korean-flagged ships said they’re involved in potential sanctions-violating acts, new documents show

Ships openly admit to buying illegal fishing permits from North Korea
Min Chao ChoyMin Chao Choy January 1, 2021