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Multiple high-rises and office buildings under construction in Rason City
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Multiple high-rises and office buildings under construction in Rason City

New apartments, storage, office and hotel being built using Chinese construction methods, says S.Korean expert

Multiple high-rises and office buildings under construction in Rason City
JH Ahn
JH Ahn October 19, 2016
Why thousands of Japanese-Koreans left for new lives in North Korea

Why thousands of Japanese-Koreans left for new lives in North Korea

The strange history of Chongryon and the mass exodus to the DPRK

Why thousands of Japanese-Koreans left for new lives in North Korea
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov October 18, 2016
Under pressure: Can Beijing really change Pyongyang’s mind?

Under pressure: Can Beijing really change Pyongyang’s mind?

China isn't necessarily the key to change on the Korean Peninsula

Under pressure: Can Beijing really change Pyongyang’s mind?
Maximilian Ernst
Maximilian Ernst October 17, 2016
The View from Jingshan: China reacts to North Korea’s nuke tests
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The View from Jingshan: China reacts to North Korea’s nuke tests

Analysis of Chinese media shows PRC government increasingly permits criticism of Pyongyang

The View from Jingshan: China reacts to North Korea’s nuke tests
John Petrushka
John Petrushka October 14, 2016
North Korea targets Chinese investors for Rason expansion
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North Korea targets Chinese investors for Rason expansion

Presentation given at the Rason trade fair shows wide-ranging plans for improvements and upgrades

North Korea targets Chinese investors for Rason expansion
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne October 14, 2016
Russia increases, China reduces staff members in Pyongyang embassies
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Russia increases, China reduces staff members in Pyongyang embassies

Comparison of foreign staff numbers from 2013 show changes in the two largest embassies in North Korea

Russia increases, China reduces staff members in Pyongyang embassies
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne October 13, 2016
How N. Korean defector-run businesses are changing lives

How N. Korean defector-run businesses are changing lives

Defectors are becoming entrepreneurs - and healing the wounds of the past

How N. Korean defector-run businesses are changing lives
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji October 13, 2016
Will Pyongyang conduct another nuclear test this weekend?

Will Pyongyang conduct another nuclear test this weekend?

Longtime N.Korea watcher shares five reasons why it most likely won't

Will Pyongyang conduct another nuclear test this weekend?
JH Ahn
JH Ahn October 7, 2016
N. Koreans still at work in Namibia, despite pledge to cut ties

N. Koreans still at work in Namibia, despite pledge to cut ties

Visit reveals Mansudae Overseas Projects at work on ruling party-linked project in Windhoek

N. Koreans still at work in Namibia, despite pledge to cut ties
John Grobler
John Grobler October 6, 2016
Shades of gray? Challenging the realist view of North Korea

Shades of gray? Challenging the realist view of North Korea

Neoconservative and simplistic approaches to the DPRK haven't worked

Shades of gray? Challenging the realist view of North Korea
David Tizzard
David Tizzard October 5, 2016