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Babson: N. Korean leadership needs developed financial system

Babson: N. Korean leadership needs developed financial system

Pyongyang’s leadership has displayed commitment to economic development, expert says

Babson: N. Korean leadership needs developed financial system
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim July 7, 2014
Pak Jong Chon appointed vice chief of General Staff

Pak Jong Chon appointed vice chief of General Staff

KPA’s top artillery officer given high-ranking position in General Staff department

Pak Jong Chon appointed vice chief of General Staff
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi July 1, 2014
North Korea appoints new armed forces minister

North Korea appoints new armed forces minister

Hyon Yong Chol replaces Jang Jong Nam as MPAF

North Korea appoints new armed forces minister
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi June 25, 2014
Treat N. Korea as a ‘terrorist state’: Bolton

Treat N. Korea as a ‘terrorist state’: Bolton

Former UN ambassador sees changing attitudes in China as key to reuniting Korean Peninsula

Treat N. Korea as a ‘terrorist state’: Bolton
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim June 23, 2014
Kim Jong Gwan made vice minister, MPAF

Kim Jong Gwan made vice minister, MPAF

Another military construction official elevated to senior position after building collapse incident

Kim Jong Gwan made vice minister, MPAF
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi June 23, 2014
Former delegate for North-South cooperation becomes vice premier

Former delegate for North-South cooperation becomes vice premier

Choe Yong Gon led North’s delegation in five economic cooperation meetings with South

Former delegate for North-South cooperation becomes vice premier
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi June 20, 2014
The absence of Ri Yong Gil and the rise of Pyon In Son
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The absence of Ri Yong Gil and the rise of Pyon In Son

Chief of General Staff unseen almost two months, Pyon confirmed as No. 2 in General Staff

The absence of Ri Yong Gil and the rise of Pyon In Son
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi June 18, 2014
A shift in Sino-Korean relations, and what it means

A shift in Sino-Korean relations, and what it means

Dr. Victor Cha sees S. Korea moving to capitalize on downturn in Beijing-Pyongyang ties

A shift in Sino-Korean relations, and what it means
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim June 18, 2014
North Korea emphasizes navy units, including submarines
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North Korea emphasizes navy units, including submarines

Leadership visits navy and island defense units, shows specific capabilities

North Korea emphasizes navy units, including submarines
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi June 17, 2014
Fortune-tellers, spirits and ghosts: North Korea’s unofficial faith

Fortune-tellers, spirits and ghosts: North Korea’s unofficial faith

While authorities do not tolerate official religion, Shamanism and fortune-telling popular in North Korea

Fortune-tellers, spirits and ghosts: North Korea’s unofficial faith
Ji-Min Kang
Ji-Min Kang June 12, 2014