December 10, 2022

Foreign Relations

Information related to the North Korea’s foreign relations

NK Media Watch – Mar 5 to 11

NK Media Watch – Mar 5 to 11

New Construction Project, International Women's Day, and Election Day

NK Media Watch – Mar 5 to 11
Matthew McGrath
Matthew McGrath March 13, 2014
Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright: North Korea’s role in funding suicide bombings

Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright: North Korea’s role in funding suicide bombings

Tamil Tigers, innovators in the field of suicide attacks, were clients of Pyongyang arms sales

Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright: North Korea’s role in funding suicide bombings
Tom Farrell
Tom Farrell March 13, 2014
Why North Koreans envy the Chinese so much

Why North Koreans envy the Chinese so much

Envy of improved living standards, not the old alliance, drives their sentiment toward neighbors

Why North Koreans envy the Chinese so much
Mina Yoon
Mina Yoon March 12, 2014
North Korea’s role in Sri Lanka’s bloody insurgencies

North Korea’s role in Sri Lanka’s bloody insurgencies

Pyongyang has history of backing radical nationalist movements in civil war

North Korea’s role in Sri Lanka’s bloody insurgencies
Tom Farrell
Tom Farrell March 12, 2014
Experiencing the Rason Special Economic Zone for the first time

Experiencing the Rason Special Economic Zone for the first time

Founder of Choson Exchange describes his first visit to the Rason Special Economic Zone

Experiencing the Rason Special Economic Zone for the first time
Geoffrey K. See
Geoffrey K. See March 10, 2014
Rotarian uses deep ties to help the North’s needy

Rotarian uses deep ties to help the North’s needy

‘North Koreans are like a mirror; if you smile at them, they smile back’

Rotarian uses deep ties to help the North’s needy
Kamila Kingstone
Kamila Kingstone March 7, 2014
Air China to double Beijing – Pyongyang flight schedule

Air China to double Beijing – Pyongyang flight schedule

Regular travellers tell NK News they are surprised by capacity increase

Air China to double Beijing – Pyongyang flight schedule
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 6, 2014
American teacher finds diverse crowd in Pyongyang

American teacher finds diverse crowd in Pyongyang

Some students have 'nightmares' after meeting foreigners, but most are just curious

American teacher finds diverse crowd in Pyongyang
Joseph Sugarman
Joseph Sugarman March 5, 2014
An attempt to avoid the Fire: The U.S., South Korea, and Joint Exercises

An attempt to avoid the Fire: The U.S., South Korea, and Joint Exercises

Compared to 2013, annual military drills a restrained affair in 2014

An attempt to avoid the Fire: The U.S., South Korea, and Joint Exercises
Andrea Berger
Andrea Berger March 3, 2014
Chongryon still Pyongyang’s pawn in covert operations: former intelligence officer

Chongryon still Pyongyang’s pawn in covert operations: former intelligence officer

Despite dwindling numbers, pro-North organization can still be useful should hostilities arise

Chongryon still Pyongyang’s pawn in covert operations: former intelligence officer
Kosuke Takahashi
Kosuke Takahashi February 28, 2014