July 30, 2021

Inter-Korean

Information related to inter-Korean developments

North Korea hides news of inter-Korean hotline reconnection from its people

North Korea hides news of inter-Korean hotline reconnection from its people

Experts say lack of coverage shows concern about public perception amid COVID difficulties

North Korea hides news of inter-Korean hotline reconnection from its people
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim July 29, 2021
Restored East Sea hotline another buoy to inter-Korean talks

Restored East Sea hotline another buoy to inter-Korean talks

Officials say two sides have spoken over four channels as unification ministry makes plans for videoconference

Restored East Sea hotline another buoy to inter-Korean talks
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung July 29, 2021
In diplomacy with North Korea, Moon Jae-in dances alone
COLUMN

In diplomacy with North Korea, Moon Jae-in dances alone

A Japanese diplomat’s vulgar metaphor pinpoints an awkward truth: South Korean diplomacy is painfully one-sided

In diplomacy with North Korea, Moon Jae-in dances alone
Aidan Foster-Carter
Aidan Foster-Carter July 28, 2021
A hotline history: Why North Korea changes the game when it picks up the phone

A hotline history: Why North Korea changes the game when it picks up the phone

The Kim regime has dictated the pace of events on the peninsula by choosing when — and when not — to answer the phone

A hotline history: Why North Korea changes the game when it picks up the phone
James Fretwell
James Fretwell July 27, 2021
Washington, Beijing welcome surprise restoration of inter-Korean hotlines

Washington, Beijing welcome surprise restoration of inter-Korean hotlines

In separate statements, the two countries voice support for Seoul-Pyongyang dialogue, improving ties

Washington, Beijing welcome surprise restoration of inter-Korean hotlines
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung July 27, 2021
Resuming inter-Korean hotline communications: What it means
NK PRO

Resuming inter-Korean hotline communications: What it means

Dormant inter-Korean diplomacy will increase in intensity, but scheduled USFK drills could pose a hurdle for Seoul

Resuming inter-Korean hotline communications: What it means
Game of phones? Experts assess the first inter-Korean call in over a year

Game of phones? Experts assess the first inter-Korean call in over a year

Seoul may be preparing new push for lasting inter-Korean reconciliation, but some experts say progress hinges on U.S.

Game of phones? Experts assess the first inter-Korean call in over a year
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung July 27, 2021
Stocks surge in South Korea on hopes of renewed inter-Korean projects

Stocks surge in South Korea on hopes of renewed inter-Korean projects

Some firms linked to tourism and manufacturing in DPRK see double-digit growth following news of reconnected hotlines

Stocks surge in South Korea on hopes of renewed inter-Korean projects
Bryan Betts
Bryan Betts July 27, 2021
North Korea confirms hotline reconnection, seeks ‘big stride’ toward trust

North Korea confirms hotline reconnection, seeks ‘big stride’ toward trust

DPRK state media reports on the agreement shortly after South Korea’s announcement

North Korea confirms hotline reconnection, seeks ‘big stride’ toward trust
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim July 27, 2021
Seoul announces hotline communications breakthrough with Pyongyang

Seoul announces hotline communications breakthrough with Pyongyang

Phone line apparently restored after North Korea said it severed all inter-Korean communication lines last year

Seoul announces hotline communications breakthrough with Pyongyang
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Won-Gi Jung July 26, 2021
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