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Timeline: from North Korea coronavirus fears to a new bout of missile testing
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Timeline: from North Korea coronavirus fears to a new bout of missile testing

NK Pro timeline charts key events from March 1 - March 31

Timeline: from North Korea coronavirus fears to a new bout of missile testing
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NK Pro April 1, 2020
Why, for many North Korean defectors in the South, life is getting better

Why, for many North Korean defectors in the South, life is getting better

Refugees are optimistic and earning more money, according to recent statistics, despite their difficult circumstances

Why, for many North Korean defectors in the South, life is getting better
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov April 1, 2020
Humanitarian aid to North Korea not subject to sanctions, Pompeo insists

Humanitarian aid to North Korea not subject to sanctions, Pompeo insists

DPRK, other UN member states recently called for sanctions to be lifted amid COVID-19 pandemic

Humanitarian aid to North Korea not subject to sanctions, Pompeo insists
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer March 31, 2020
Over five hundred North Korean workers remain in Russia, government says

Over five hundred North Korean workers remain in Russia, government says

Amid effective DPRK border closure due to COVID-19 concerns, 511 laborers reportedly stranded in Russia

Over five hundred North Korean workers remain in Russia, government says
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham March 30, 2020
MSF, UNICEF coronavirus-related medical supplies arrive in North Korea

MSF, UNICEF coronavirus-related medical supplies arrive in North Korea

Arrival of PPE follows sanctions exemptions in late February, reasons for delay unknown

MSF, UNICEF coronavirus-related medical supplies arrive in North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 30, 2020
Korea Risk Group launches COVID-19 in North Korea tracker tool

Korea Risk Group launches COVID-19 in North Korea tracker tool

Interactive NK Pro research tool provided free of charge

Korea Risk Group launches COVID-19 in North Korea tracker tool
NK News
NK News March 30, 2020
Swiss aid group granted sanctions exemption for COVID-19 work in North Korea: UN

Swiss aid group granted sanctions exemption for COVID-19 work in North Korea: UN

Exemption is fourth related to coronavirus pandemic, despite DPRK's claims that it has no infections

Swiss aid group granted sanctions exemption for COVID-19 work in North Korea: UN
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer March 27, 2020
Only two foreigners remain under quarantine in North Korea, state media says

Only two foreigners remain under quarantine in North Korea, state media says

2280 people nationwide remain under "medical observation": KCNA

Only two foreigners remain under quarantine in North Korea, state media says
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 27, 2020
U.S. “doing our best” to help North Korea during COVID-19 pandemic: Pompeo

U.S. “doing our best” to help North Korea during COVID-19 pandemic: Pompeo

Secretary of State seemed to suggest that the DPRK had not accepted Trump administration's offer of humanitarian aid

U.S. “doing our best” to help North Korea during COVID-19 pandemic: Pompeo
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer March 26, 2020
COVID-19 in North Korea: an overview of the current situation
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COVID-19 in North Korea: an overview of the current situation

Pyongyang officially claims no infections within its territory, and has taken strict steps to stave off an outbreak

COVID-19 in North Korea: an overview of the current situation