July 30, 2021

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Photos: North Korean capital bustling with changes amid prolonged lockdown

Photos: North Korean capital bustling with changes amid prolonged lockdown

New high-resolution satellite imagery reveals the changing shape of Pyongyang

Photos: North Korean capital bustling with changes amid prolonged lockdown
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 23, 2021
China’s glass-floor tourism craze arrives at North Korea’s doorstep

China’s glass-floor tourism craze arrives at North Korea’s doorstep

New overlook hundreds of feet over border river opens amid North Korean paranoia about prying eyes, COVID threats

China’s glass-floor tourism craze arrives at North Korea’s doorstep
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 20, 2021
Sinuiju, North Korea’s most popular destination at the Chinese border

Sinuiju, North Korea’s most popular destination at the Chinese border

The feeling of crossing the bridge by train from China for the first time is a truly unforgettable experience

Sinuiju, North Korea’s most popular destination at the Chinese border
Gareth Johnson
Gareth Johnson July 16, 2021
A lack of flights, hotels is holding back North Korean tourism

A lack of flights, hotels is holding back North Korean tourism

The DPRK will need to scale up infrastructure, mend broken diplomatic bridges to blossom as a tourist destination

A lack of flights, hotels is holding back North Korean tourism
Gareth Johnson
Gareth Johnson July 9, 2021
North Korea in June 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK PRO

North Korea in June 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from June 1, 2021 to June 30, 2021

North Korea in June 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro July 2, 2021
North Korea’s brief, surreal experiment with passenger cruises

North Korea’s brief, surreal experiment with passenger cruises

Though the project quickly folded, the DPRK demonstrated a surprising openness to new tourism ideas

North Korea’s brief, surreal experiment with passenger cruises
Gareth Johnson
Gareth Johnson July 2, 2021
How North Korea’s cyber power can undermine US sanctions enforcement
NK PRO

How North Korea’s cyber power can undermine US sanctions enforcement

Cryptocurrency exchanges and state regulators could turn blind eye to DPRK’s illicit activities to avoid getting hit

How North Korea’s cyber power can undermine US sanctions enforcement
Jenny Jun
Jenny Jun June 29, 2021
Why North Korea tourism and cultural exchanges are a force for good

Why North Korea tourism and cultural exchanges are a force for good

Far from supporting the regime, tourism promotes understanding between peoples that view themselves as enemies

Why North Korea tourism and cultural exchanges are a force for good
Gareth Johnson
Gareth Johnson June 25, 2021
North Korea may have continued Namibian Air Force job in violation of sanctions
NK PRO

North Korea may have continued Namibian Air Force job in violation of sanctions

NK Pro analysis of newly revealed documents suggests North Korean involvement in several projects inside Namibia

North Korea may have continued Namibian Air Force job in violation of sanctions
John Grobler
John Grobler | Min Chao Choy June 18, 2021
The Rason Special Economic Zone: Like nowhere else in North Korea

The Rason Special Economic Zone: Like nowhere else in North Korea

The DPRK’s flirtation with capitalism has led to hotels, casinos, beaches and trade shows in one small area in the North

The Rason Special Economic Zone: Like nowhere else in North Korea
Gareth Johnson
Gareth Johnson June 18, 2021
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