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On Her Majesty’s diplomatic service in Pyongyang – NKNews Podcast Ep.107
Podcast

On Her Majesty’s diplomatic service in Pyongyang – NKNews Podcast Ep.107

John Everard discusses his time as the UK's top diplomat to the DPRK and his thoughts on prospects for the future

On Her Majesty’s diplomatic service in Pyongyang – NKNews Podcast Ep.107
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot December 16, 2019
Ask a North Korean: why do people decide to leave North Korea?

Ask a North Korean: why do people decide to leave North Korea?

"The majority of those that decide to leave do so because they're disenchanted by the current political situation"

Ask a North Korean: why do people decide to leave North Korea?
Tae-il Shim December 16, 2019
Chinese grain exports to North Korea drop by half in October: data
NK PRO

Chinese grain exports to North Korea drop by half in October: data

DPRK's grain imports from China still higher than any point between spring 2018 and summer of this year

Chinese grain exports to North Korea drop by half in October: data
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer December 13, 2019
The 2020 National Defense Authorization Act: what it means for North Korea
NK PRO

The 2020 National Defense Authorization Act: what it means for North Korea

From new sanctions to restrictions on U.S. troop withdrawals, new legislation stands to have significant impact

The 2020 National Defense Authorization Act: what it means for North Korea
Daniel Wertz
Daniel Wertz December 13, 2019
After massive data leak, North Korean refugees fear for family back home

After massive data leak, North Korean refugees fear for family back home

"A lot of us couldn’t live our daily lives after hearing about the news"

After massive data leak, North Korean refugees fear for family back home
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung December 12, 2019
Reciprocate U.S. calls for dialogue, ambassador to UN urges North Korea

Reciprocate U.S. calls for dialogue, ambassador to UN urges North Korea

At UN Security Council meeting, Ambassador Kelly Craft warns DPRK against "destabilizing" long-range missile tests

Reciprocate U.S. calls for dialogue, ambassador to UN urges North Korea
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer December 11, 2019
Pyongyang cloaked in smog as fine dust descends on North Korea

Pyongyang cloaked in smog as fine dust descends on North Korea

Air quality in Pyongyang reaching "unhealthy" levels this week, monitoring websites show

Pyongyang cloaked in smog as fine dust descends on North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim December 11, 2019
UN extends UNICEF sanctions exemption amid “unanticipated” logistical challenges
NK PRO

UN extends UNICEF sanctions exemption amid “unanticipated” logistical challenges

Equipment set to help North Korean women in childbirth and treat flood victims, among other projects

UN extends UNICEF sanctions exemption amid “unanticipated” logistical challenges
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham December 9, 2019
UN Security Council “very concerned” about North Korean missile launches: Craft

UN Security Council “very concerned” about North Korean missile launches: Craft

U.S. ambassador to the UN Kelly Craft rotates to the presidency of the Security Council this month

UN Security Council “very concerned” about North Korean missile launches: Craft
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer December 6, 2019
North Korean police threaten death penalty for fake drug, alcohol trafficking

North Korean police threaten death penalty for fake drug, alcohol trafficking

Officials must not "receive money and goods" from citizens engaged in criminal activities, poster stresses

North Korean police threaten death penalty for fake drug, alcohol trafficking
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham December 6, 2019