January 27, 2021

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Information related to inter-Korean developments

Recap: Top moments at North Korea’s Eighth Party Congress

The eight-day-long event went over failures of the last five years and clarified social, economic and military plans

Colin Zwirko January 15, 2021

‘Top-class idiots’: Why a demoted Kim Yo Jong still has the power to slam Seoul

One day, Kim Yo Jong is demoted. The next, she’s speaking for all of the DPRK as the state’s foreign policy mouthpiece.

Jeongmin Kim January 14, 2021

Time is running out: Moon Jae-in’s North Korea goals are looking more unlikely

Experts say that South Korea is paralyzed by its conflicting goals of boosting defense and wooing Pyongyang

Won-Gi Jung January 12, 2021

South Korea hopes to video chat North Korea with a $361,600 special room

South Korea is looking for construction crews to beef up a facility meant to help President Moon Jae-in reach Pyongyang

Jeongmin Kim January 12, 2021

The Eighth Party Congress and the future of North Korea – NKNews Podcast Ep. 165

NK Pro contributing analysts and NK News staff discuss the DPRK economy, WMDs, foreign relations and more

NK News January 12, 2021

‘Meet anytime, anywhere’: Moon answers Kim’s hostile remarks with olive branch

In his New Year's address, South Korean President Moon Jae-in once again pitched more dialogue with the DPRK

Jeongmin Kim January 10, 2021

North Korea’s threatening message to the US is a covert nudge for negotiations

The DPRK said it will continue developing nuclear strike capabilities, but it still left the door open for diplomacy

Jeongmin Kim January 9, 2021

Kim Jong Un eyes South Korea and other countries on third day of Party Congress

State media says that North Korea will “expand and develop” foreign relations in the future

Jeongmin Kim | Won-Gi Jung January 7, 2021

Only COVID-19 ended his search for his daughter: North Korea abductee dies at 78

Yun Jong-su was forced to live in North Korea for 33 years and he never stopped looking for his daughter after escaping

Jeongmin Kim January 6, 2021

South Korea holds out hope for a major shout-out at North Korea’s Party Congress

Experts say that Kim Jong Un will inevitably bring up his Seoul counterparts, but will keep the message very vague

Jeongmin Kim January 4, 2021