January 27, 2021

Inter-Korean

Information related to inter-Korean developments

South Korea expects ‘positive’ message from North any day now

In a New Year’s speech, unification minister Lee In-young says he’s expecting an olive branch from Pyongyang

Won-Gi Jung January 4, 2021

North Korea in Dec. 2020: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from Dec. 1, 2020 to Dec. 31, 2020

NK Pro January 1, 2021

Timeline: From the 80-day battle’s end to the controversial leaflet ban

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from Dec. 1 - Dec. 31

NK Pro December 31, 2020

Moon is on a race to North Korea’s good side, but he probably won’t win in 2021

In the twilight of his term, South Korea’s president faces a long line of hurdles and has few remaining cards to play

Jeongmin Kim December 31, 2020

South Korean civic groups fight ‘anti-leaflet’ law in constitutional court

Opposition party lawmakers also filed a revision to the recent law, which criminalizes leaflet launches to North Korea

Jeongmin Kim December 29, 2020

North Korea’s Party Congress, explained: Why all eyes are on Kim this January

The Eighth Party Congress is expected to make a major reveal in terms of DPRK politics, the economy and more

Won-Gi Jung December 28, 2020

US-ROK military exercises must not provoke North Korea: unification minister

Lee In-young says he hopes the Biden administration will respect Seoul's call for smaller-scale joint military exercises

Won-Gi Jung December 25, 2020

Leaflets are psychological warfare. South Korea was right to ban them.

Citizens can still loudly criticize North Korea, but it’s up to the government to make diplomacy work

Wang Son-taek December 24, 2020

Is the dream of Korean reunification dead? – NKNews Podcast Ep. 162

Andrei Lankov and Wang Son-taek discuss whether North and South Korea can ever reconcile their differences

NK News December 24, 2020

More than 70% of South Koreans surveyed want Biden to meet with Kim Jong Un

Seven out of 10 respondents also rated Trump and Kim’s letter-writing diplomacy positively

Jeongmin Kim December 22, 2020