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Foreign Relations

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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
Jim Rogers: The man who wants to put all his money into North Korea

Jim Rogers: The man who wants to put all his money into North Korea

American millionaire investor says he would put his entire fortune into North Korea if he could

Jim Rogers: The man who wants to put all his money into North Korea
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald February 27, 2014
Pula Botswana! Ian Khama kicks Kim Jong Un into touch
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Pula Botswana! Ian Khama kicks Kim Jong Un into touch

Human rights abuses prompt Botswana to sever all ties with North Korea

Pula Botswana! Ian Khama kicks Kim Jong Un into touch
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter February 27, 2014
Differences in N. Korean, Burmese democratization, part 1: Civil society

Differences in N. Korean, Burmese democratization, part 1: Civil society

Myanmar has long history of active, influential non-governmental institutions

Differences in N. Korean, Burmese democratization, part 1: Civil society
Antonio Fiori
Antonio Fiori February 24, 2014
How I unintentionally ended up spending 15 years of my life in North Korea

How I unintentionally ended up spending 15 years of my life in North Korea

Introducing her new NK News column, Monique Macias explains why she calls North Korea home

How I unintentionally ended up spending 15 years of my life in North Korea
Monique Macias
Monique Macias February 21, 2014