July 06, 2022

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Flooding hits area around North Korea’s nuclear complex: State media

Flooding hits area around North Korea’s nuclear complex: State media

Seoul says DPRK also opened floodgates near border without notice, as monsoon rains lash the peninsula

Flooding hits area around North Korea’s nuclear complex: State media
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 30, 2022
France drops treason charges against man accused of spying for Pyongyang

France drops treason charges against man accused of spying for Pyongyang

Benoit Quennedey’s pro-DPRK views and activism caught attention of French security services in 2018

France drops treason charges against man accused of spying for Pyongyang
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell June 9, 2022
How South Korea’s exclusive press clubs undermine democracy
KOREA PRO

How South Korea’s exclusive press clubs undermine democracy

Close ties between media and government inhibit hard-hitting reporting and compromise journalism's watchdog role

How South Korea’s exclusive press clubs undermine democracy
Sooyoung Oh
Sooyoung Oh June 8, 2022
South Korea’s demographic crisis could be Yoon Suk-yeol’s biggest challenge
KOREA PRO

South Korea’s demographic crisis could be Yoon Suk-yeol’s biggest challenge

Super-low birth rate poised to reduce workforce and undermine national defense without major policy changes

South Korea’s demographic crisis could be Yoon Suk-yeol’s biggest challenge
Euy Suk Kwon
Euy Suk Kwon | Markus Bell June 7, 2022
North Korean accused of money laundering to accept US charges: Court records

North Korean accused of money laundering to accept US charges: Court records

Mun Chol Myong, who the US says has ties to DPRK's top spy agency, could face substantial jail time and fines

North Korean accused of money laundering to accept US charges: Court records
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell June 7, 2022
The extraordinarily normal life of a North Korean woman from a rural town
COLUMN

The extraordinarily normal life of a North Korean woman from a rural town

Move from countryside to career to housewife typifies apolitical path of majority that rarely questions DPRK society

The extraordinarily normal life of a North Korean woman from a rural town
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov June 3, 2022
North Korea’s ventilator imports too little, too late: Medical experts

North Korea’s ventilator imports too little, too late: Medical experts

Chinese trade data shows DPRK imported millions of masks and 1,000 ventilators in April, but no COVID vaccines

North Korea’s ventilator imports too little, too late: Medical experts
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell May 30, 2022
Interview: How North Korean defector Jihyun Park found happiness in the UK

Interview: How North Korean defector Jihyun Park found happiness in the UK

The human rights activist shares her defection story and how her experiences drove her to get involved in politics

Interview: How North Korean defector Jihyun Park found happiness in the UK
Harry Clynch
Harry Clynch May 26, 2022
Why North Korea’s pharmacies are unequipped to confront COVID-19
NK PRO

Why North Korea’s pharmacies are unequipped to confront COVID-19

Private market actors are necessary for the DPRK’s drug distribution system to function, but supplies are highly limited

Why North Korea’s pharmacies are unequipped to confront COVID-19
Peter Ward
Peter Ward May 26, 2022
North Korean planes, COVID aid may be in quarantine after China trip: Imagery
NK PRO

North Korean planes, COVID aid may be in quarantine after China trip: Imagery

Satellite imagery shows three Air Koryo cargo planes haven’t moved since returning from Shenyang last week

North Korean planes, COVID aid may be in quarantine after China trip: Imagery
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko May 25, 2022
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