April 22, 2024

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What 30K North Korean patents reveal about state efforts to foster innovation
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What 30K North Korean patents reveal about state efforts to foster innovation

Foreign patents have plunged since Kim Jong Un took power, but the regime is likely pushing researchers to collaborate

What 30K North Korean patents reveal about state efforts to foster innovation
Martin Weiser
Martin Weiser April 10, 2024
Premier League pirates: How North Korean TV skirts law to air the beautiful game

Premier League pirates: How North Korean TV skirts law to air the beautiful game

KCTV regularly shows sports despite lacking rights, even blurring ads and adding fake crowd noises to conceal source

Premier League pirates: How North Korean TV skirts law to air the beautiful game
Joe Smith
Joe Smith April 8, 2024
North Korea in March 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in March 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from March 1, 2024 to March 31, 2024

North Korea in March 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro April 3, 2024
Timeline: From North Korea’s nuclear rocket salvo to the next ‘great person’ 
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Timeline: From North Korea’s nuclear rocket salvo to the next ‘great person’ 

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from March 1 to March 31, 2024

Timeline: From North Korea’s nuclear rocket salvo to the next ‘great person’ 
NK Pro
NK Pro April 3, 2024
North Korean soccer star lands at DPRK club after sanctions derail Europe career

North Korean soccer star lands at DPRK club after sanctions derail Europe career

Pro-regime outlet reports Han Kwang Song now on top April 25 team, and expert says he’s unlikely to play overseas again

North Korean soccer star lands at DPRK club after sanctions derail Europe career
Joe Smith
Joe Smith March 27, 2024
Own goal: Why North Korea suddenly axed plans for World Cup qualifier vs Japan

Own goal: Why North Korea suddenly axed plans for World Cup qualifier vs Japan

Experts say reversal points to incoherent decision-making by a divided leadership weighing the future of COVID policies

Own goal: Why North Korea suddenly axed plans for World Cup qualifier vs Japan
Joe Smith
Joe Smith | Shreyas Reddy March 26, 2024
North Korean soccer team to face Japan in Pyongyang this month as scheduled

North Korean soccer team to face Japan in Pyongyang this month as scheduled

AFC says men’s World Cup qualifier will not be relocated, setting stage for return of international sport to DPRK

North Korean soccer team to face Japan in Pyongyang this month as scheduled
Joe Smith
Joe Smith March 12, 2024
Japan-born North Korean soccer player joins South Korean domestic team

Japan-born North Korean soccer player joins South Korean domestic team

Ri Yong-jik moves to Anyang FC after 11 year career in Japan, becoming latest North Korean to play for ROK club

Japan-born North Korean soccer player joins South Korean domestic team
Joe Smith
Joe Smith March 8, 2024
Soccer association sends inspectors to North Korea ahead of World Cup qualifier

Soccer association sends inspectors to North Korea ahead of World Cup qualifier

AFC reportedly examining condition of stadium and hotels to determine if March 26 match against Japan can go ahead

Soccer association sends inspectors to North Korea ahead of World Cup qualifier
Joe Smith
Joe Smith March 5, 2024
North Korea in February 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in February 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from February 1, 2024 to February 29, 2024

North Korea in February 2024: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro March 1, 2024
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