April 13, 2024

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Some North Koreans defying coronavirus prevention rules, state media complains

Some North Koreans defying coronavirus prevention rules, state media complains

Rodong Sinmun condemns "unacceptable" behavior by some cadres as DPRK releases 3650 from quarantine

Some North Koreans defying coronavirus prevention rules, state media complains
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 9, 2020
After over a month under quarantine, foreign diplomats leave Pyongyang

After over a month under quarantine, foreign diplomats leave Pyongyang

Officials from overseas missions arrived in Vladivostok on Monday morning

After over a month under quarantine, foreign diplomats leave Pyongyang
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham March 8, 2020
Russia shipped 600 tons of flour to North Korea in January: data
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Russia shipped 600 tons of flour to North Korea in January: data

Vast majority of flour exports to DPRK last year came from China, according to customs data from Moscow and Beijing

Russia shipped 600 tons of flour to North Korea in January: data
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer March 6, 2020
Reading between the lines: what North Korea’s coronavirus response has revealed

Reading between the lines: what North Korea’s coronavirus response has revealed

The DPRK's response to COVID-19 shows their health system is highly organized but vulnerable to outbreaks of disease

Reading between the lines: what North Korea’s coronavirus response has revealed
Wang Son-taek
Wang Son-taek March 6, 2020
MSF medical supplies for North Korea coronavirus prevention work arrive in China

MSF medical supplies for North Korea coronavirus prevention work arrive in China

Shipment includes masks, gloves, goggles, gowns, and hand hygiene products, spokesperson says

MSF medical supplies for North Korea coronavirus prevention work arrive in China
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 6, 2020
North Korea releases 221 foreigners from quarantine, state media says

North Korea releases 221 foreigners from quarantine, state media says

159 expatriates remain under "medical observation" in DPRK amid fears of coronavirus spread

North Korea releases 221 foreigners from quarantine, state media says
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 5, 2020
New UN report highlights dire state of women’s human rights in North Korea

New UN report highlights dire state of women’s human rights in North Korea

Sexual violence, domestic abuse exacerbated by lack of rule of law, UN envoy for DPRK human rights says in report

New UN report highlights dire state of women’s human rights in North Korea
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer March 5, 2020
Planned evacuation flight out of Pyongyang postponed until Monday, sources say

Planned evacuation flight out of Pyongyang postponed until Monday, sources say

Flight was intended to bring around 60 people, among them many foreign diplomats, to Vladivostok via Air Koryo

Planned evacuation flight out of Pyongyang postponed until Monday, sources say
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham March 5, 2020
Kim Jong Un offers condolences to South Koreans fighting coronavirus outbreak

Kim Jong Un offers condolences to South Koreans fighting coronavirus outbreak

In letter to President Moon Jae-in, DPRK leader says he will "quietly cheer" for compatriots in the South

Kim Jong Un offers condolences to South Koreans fighting coronavirus outbreak
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Oliver Hotham March 5, 2020
Sputnik Bank “ready to offer its services” to renew North Korea banking channel
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Sputnik Bank “ready to offer its services” to renew North Korea banking channel

Efforts necessary to find a non-sanctioned partner financial institution in the DPRK

Sputnik Bank “ready to offer its services” to renew North Korea banking channel
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 5, 2020