May 29, 2022

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Moving South Korea’s presidential office is a step in the wrong direction
KOREA PRO

Moving South Korea’s presidential office is a step in the wrong direction

Yoon Suk-yeol’s hasty Blue House move does not suggest baseline competence to affect fundamental change in the country

Moving South Korea’s presidential office is a step in the wrong direction
Jumin Lee
Jumin Lee May 9, 2022
North Korea’s primary state newspaper silent on previous days missile test

North Korea’s primary state newspaper silent on previous days missile test

No state media coverage could indicate a failure, but experts say that’s not necessarily the case

North Korea’s primary state newspaper silent on previous days missile test
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 5, 2022
State media review: North Korea raises alarm about harmful drought
NK PRO

State media review: North Korea raises alarm about harmful drought

An in-depth analysis of efforts to combat agricultural damage, DPRK ties with Southeast Asia and Labor Day celebrations

State media review: North Korea raises alarm about harmful drought
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung May 5, 2022
US doesn’t exclude more missile defense in South Korea after North’s latest test

US doesn’t exclude more missile defense in South Korea after North’s latest test

Washington condemns Wednesday’s ballistic missile launch from Pyongyang as violation of UN Security Council resolutions

US doesn’t exclude more missile defense in South Korea after North’s latest test
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell May 5, 2022
Fishers seek out North Korean waters ahead of Chinese fishing ban

Fishers seek out North Korean waters ahead of Chinese fishing ban

Experts worry illegal Chinese fishing harms regional fish stocks and supplies Pyongyang with illicit funds

Fishers seek out North Korean waters ahead of Chinese fishing ban
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell May 3, 2022
What South Koreans care about most as Yoon Suk-yeol enters office
KOREA PRO

What South Koreans care about most as Yoon Suk-yeol enters office

Incoming president faces sizable hurdles to domestic agenda but will have a freer hand to improve ties with Japan

What South Koreans care about most as Yoon Suk-yeol enters office
Karl Friedhoff
Karl Friedhoff May 3, 2022
State media review: North Korea extends celebrations for recent military parade
NK PRO

State media review: North Korea extends celebrations for recent military parade

An in-depth analysis of military parade festivities, Pyongyang fashion tips, and a potentially harmful sandstorm

State media review: North Korea extends celebrations for recent military parade
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung April 30, 2022
How women run the small business world inside North Korea
COLUMN

How women run the small business world inside North Korea

Capitalist markets inside the country have propelled many women to be the primary breadwinners of their families

How women run the small business world inside North Korea
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov April 29, 2022
What if North Korea’s vessels become significantly harder to track?

What if North Korea’s vessels become significantly harder to track?

China’s data privacy laws and friction with the West may soon make ship tracking information hard to come by in Asia

What if North Korea’s vessels become significantly harder to track?
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell April 29, 2022
Some North Koreans hack their smart devices to get around state controls: Report

Some North Koreans hack their smart devices to get around state controls: Report

Experts say activity driven by desire for more device flexibility, not necessarily interest in outside information

Some North Koreans hack their smart devices to get around state controls: Report
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll April 28, 2022