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Former detainee in North Korea says he spied for South Korean, U.S. intelligence

Former detainee in North Korea says he spied for South Korean, U.S. intelligence

Kim Dong-chul tells NK News he procured "very significant" information during his time in-country

Former detainee in North Korea says he spied for South Korean, U.S. intelligence
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji | Oliver Hotham July 29, 2019
Prisoner number 429: Kim Dong-chul’s three-year detention in North Korea

Prisoner number 429: Kim Dong-chul’s three-year detention in North Korea

Former detainee details how he went from businessman to spying for the U.S. and South Korea

Prisoner number 429: Kim Dong-chul’s three-year detention in North Korea
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji July 29, 2019
North Korea releases detained Russian, South Korean fishermen: embassy

North Korea releases detained Russian, South Korean fishermen: embassy

Crew departed for ROK on Saturday night, Russian mission in Pyongyang says

North Korea releases detained Russian, South Korean fishermen: embassy
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham July 27, 2019
Russian diplomats hold second meeting with ship crew detained in North Korea

Russian diplomats hold second meeting with ship crew detained in North Korea

“Xiang Hai Lin 8” fishing vessel has been held in DPRK since July 17

Russian diplomats hold second meeting with ship crew detained in North Korea
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham July 27, 2019
How sanctions against North Korea impact humanitarian aid – NKNews Podcast Ep.88
Podcast

How sanctions against North Korea impact humanitarian aid – NKNews Podcast Ep.88

The NCNK's Daniel Wertz discusses the impact of sanctions and the difficulties they can pose to NGOs

How sanctions against North Korea impact humanitarian aid – NKNews Podcast Ep.88
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot July 26, 2019
15 Russians, two South Koreans detained by North Korean authorities

15 Russians, two South Koreans detained by North Korean authorities

Fishing vessel crew being held at Wonsan hotel, statement says

15 Russians, two South Koreans detained by North Korean authorities
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji | Oliver Hotham July 24, 2019
Protesting upcoming joint drills, North Korea may reject food aid from South: MOU

Protesting upcoming joint drills, North Korea may reject food aid from South: MOU

Seoul still needs to confirm Pyongyang's "official position," government stresses

Protesting upcoming joint drills, North Korea may reject food aid from South: MOU
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji July 23, 2019
North Korea’s treatment of religious people worse than China’s: Pence

North Korea’s treatment of religious people worse than China’s: Pence

U.S. will "stand for the freedom of religion" on the Korean peninsula, VP says

North Korea’s treatment of religious people worse than China’s: Pence
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne July 18, 2019
How the North Korean state could make life easier for the “Donju”
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How the North Korean state could make life easier for the “Donju”

DPRK policymakers have a range of ways to expand opportunities for the entrepreneurial class

How the North Korean state could make life easier for the “Donju”
Peter Ward
Peter Ward July 18, 2019
Severe drought in North Korea cut expected harvest output in half: IFRC

Severe drought in North Korea cut expected harvest output in half: IFRC

Urgent action required to safeguard food security in the country, aid organization says

Severe drought in North Korea cut expected harvest output in half: IFRC
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham July 18, 2019