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Change from below? Empowering the North Korean people – NKNews Podcast ep.32
Podcast

Change from below? Empowering the North Korean people – NKNews Podcast ep.32

LiNK's Sokeel Park discusses how a grassroots social revolution is taking place in the DPRK

Change from below? Empowering the North Korean people – NKNews Podcast ep.32
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot August 12, 2018
Japanese national arrested in North Korea, reports say

Japanese national arrested in North Korea, reports say

Circumstances surrounding detention unclear

Japanese national arrested in North Korea, reports say
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 11, 2018
IFRC releases $214,500 emergency funds due to North Korea heatwave

IFRC releases $214,500 emergency funds due to North Korea heatwave

Aid organization also deployed emergency teams and 20 water pumps

IFRC releases $214,500 emergency funds due to North Korea heatwave
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 10, 2018
150 North Korean workers remain in-country, Qatar claims

150 North Korean workers remain in-country, Qatar claims

If accurate, figures would represent the repatriation of 850 workers in last 10 months

150 North Korean workers remain in-country, Qatar claims
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald August 7, 2018
North Korea repatriates South Korean citizen at Panmunjom: MOU

North Korea repatriates South Korean citizen at Panmunjom: MOU

34-year-old ROK national alleged to have entered DPRK territory in July

North Korea repatriates South Korean citizen at Panmunjom: MOU
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji August 7, 2018
UNSC backs new measures on humanitarian exceptions from North Korea sanctions

UNSC backs new measures on humanitarian exceptions from North Korea sanctions

New process to streamline process of acquiring exemptions for NGOs, aid agencies

UNSC backs new measures on humanitarian exceptions from North Korea sanctions
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 6, 2018
Roundtable: war remains, sanctions, and N. Korean movies – NKNews Podcast ep.31
Podcast

Roundtable: war remains, sanctions, and N. Korean movies – NKNews Podcast ep.31

The NK News Seoul team rounds up some of the latest DPRK-related developments

Roundtable: war remains, sanctions, and N. Korean movies – NKNews Podcast ep.31
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot August 5, 2018
North Korean media calls on population to mobilize for “battle” against heatwave

North Korean media calls on population to mobilize for “battle” against heatwave

Rodong Sinmun describes ongoing high temperatures as "natural disaster"

North Korean media calls on population to mobilize for “battle” against heatwave
Dagyum Ji
Dagyum Ji August 2, 2018
What fish prices teach us about the North Korean economy – NKNews Podcast ep.30
Podcast

What fish prices teach us about the North Korean economy – NKNews Podcast ep.30

Fresh from three weeks in-country, Peter Ward discusses markets and money in the DPRK

What fish prices teach us about the North Korean economy – NKNews Podcast ep.30
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot July 30, 2018
Civilians involved in hard manual labor in Samjiyon, photos and testimony reveal
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Civilians involved in hard manual labor in Samjiyon, photos and testimony reveal

Civilians observed digging foundations for new buildings by hand, source says

Civilians involved in hard manual labor in Samjiyon, photos and testimony reveal
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald July 26, 2018