May 29, 2022

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North Korean rural areas active as ‘fever’ rips through country

North Korean rural areas active as ‘fever’ rips through country

Farmers and other agricultural workers engaging rice fields and walking outside amid COVID-19 ‘lockdown’ orders

North Korean rural areas active as ‘fever’ rips through country
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 16, 2022
State media review: Pandemic and drought conspire in North Korea
NK PRO

State media review: Pandemic and drought conspire in North Korea

An in-depth analysis of water shortages, the COVID-19 outbreak, criticism of the new South Korean president and more

State media review: Pandemic and drought conspire in North Korea
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung May 16, 2022
Good troublemakers are the key to fixing democracy in South Korea
KOREA PRO

Good troublemakers are the key to fixing democracy in South Korea

President Yoon may not appreciate that strengthening democratic institutions and norms starts by empowering the people

Good troublemakers are the key to fixing democracy in South Korea
Jae Yeon Kim
Jae Yeon Kim May 16, 2022
Over 1 million North Koreans mobilized to fight COVID-19 as outbreak continues

Over 1 million North Koreans mobilized to fight COVID-19 as outbreak continues

'Fever' cases in the hundreds of thousands as Kim Jong Un attends funeral for Pyongyang elite Yang Hyong Sop

Over 1 million North Koreans mobilized to fight COVID-19 as outbreak continues
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 15, 2022
North Korea reports 21 more deaths due to ‘fever’ amid nationwide COVID outbreak

North Korea reports 21 more deaths due to ‘fever’ amid nationwide COVID outbreak

State media says over half a million people affected by fever symptoms since April as DPRK battles COVID-19 outbreak

North Korea reports 21 more deaths due to ‘fever’ amid nationwide COVID outbreak
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 14, 2022
North Korea says 6 people dead, 187,800 in quarantine due to ‘fever’

North Korea says 6 people dead, 187,800 in quarantine due to ‘fever’

Figures come a day after North Korea confirmed its first outbreak of COVID-19

North Korea says 6 people dead, 187,800 in quarantine due to ‘fever’
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung May 13, 2022
North Korean COVID-19 rules warn of transmission by balloons, drones and rivers
NK PRO

North Korean COVID-19 rules warn of transmission by balloons, drones and rivers

Expert says authorities in Pyongyang taking advantage of pandemic to further justify isolation and crackdowns on society

North Korean COVID-19 rules warn of transmission by balloons, drones and rivers
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 12, 2022
Why Omicron might finally change North Korea’s mind about vaccines

Why Omicron might finally change North Korea’s mind about vaccines

Kim Jong Un may continue to refuse aid offers, but former DPRK officials think Pyongyang outbreak changes the game

Why Omicron might finally change North Korea’s mind about vaccines
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 12, 2022
Lockdown orders issued in Pyongyang due to ‘national problem’: Source

Lockdown orders issued in Pyongyang due to ‘national problem’: Source

North Korean residents in the capital seen scrambling to get home after the unexpected order

Lockdown orders issued in Pyongyang due to ‘national problem’: Source
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 10, 2022
Exploring North Korean art in Africa – NKNews Podcast Ep. 235
Podcast

Exploring North Korean art in Africa – NKNews Podcast Ep. 235

Researcher Onejoon Che hopes to amplify African voices in new photo book documenting DPRK-built statues and artwork

Exploring North Korean art in Africa – NKNews Podcast Ep. 235
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News May 10, 2022