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The end of the PDS? Early economic reform debate in North Korea

The end of the PDS? Early economic reform debate in North Korea

Kim Il Sung's works show that internal discussion was more common than readers might assume

The end of the PDS? Early economic reform debate in North Korea
Peter Ward
Peter Ward November 9, 2017
Trump’s speech to the National Assembly: what we learned
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Trump’s speech to the National Assembly: what we learned

The President warned North Korea not to "test" the U.S. and condemned Kim Jong Un - Pyongyang will likely react soon

Trump’s speech to the National Assembly: what we learned
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham November 8, 2017
North Korean seafood exports to China drop to zero in September
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North Korean seafood exports to China drop to zero in September

DPRK rice purchases from China also saw a sharp decrease in the same month

North Korean seafood exports to China drop to zero in September
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne November 3, 2017
Ask a North Korean: Welcoming Park Ui-sung, a new writer

Ask a North Korean: Welcoming Park Ui-sung, a new writer

"It all started with an old television..."

Ask a North Korean: Welcoming Park Ui-sung, a new writer
Park Ui-sung November 1, 2017
Why a civilian uprising in North Korea is unlikely – for now

Why a civilian uprising in North Korea is unlikely – for now

State control of information flow would make organised opposition almost impossible

Why a civilian uprising in North Korea is unlikely – for now
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy October 30, 2017
Papers, please: North Korea’s identification cards

Papers, please: North Korea’s identification cards

From birth certificates to migration control, official documents are a tool of control

Papers, please: North Korea’s identification cards
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy October 17, 2017
Illusion of independence: North Korea’s “civil organizations” and NGOs

Illusion of independence: North Korea’s “civil organizations” and NGOs

Non-state-led collective action is an anathema to the country's politics - but progress is happening

Illusion of independence: North Korea’s “civil organizations” and NGOs
Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings
Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings October 12, 2017
Where do the majority of North Korean defectors come from?

Where do the majority of North Korean defectors come from?

75% of all escapees in the South are from just two provinces

Where do the majority of North Korean defectors come from?
Shaquille James
Shaquille James October 9, 2017
North Korean cereal imports from China remain high in August
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North Korean cereal imports from China remain high in August

Higher imports could be linked to poor yields from drought-stricken staple crops

North Korean cereal imports from China remain high in August
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne October 3, 2017
What do the two Koreas mean to third-country born children?

What do the two Koreas mean to third-country born children?

More than 50% of defector schoolchildren are now of third-country origin

What do the two Koreas mean to third-country born children?
Damin Jung
Damin Jung September 28, 2017