May 23, 2022

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Jets heard over Pyongyang in possible practice for night-time parade: Sources

Jets heard over Pyongyang in possible practice for night-time parade: Sources

Midnight flyover comes just days before likely large-scale military parade to celebrate Kim Il Sung’s 110th birthday

Jets heard over Pyongyang in possible practice for night-time parade: Sources
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll | Ethan Jewell April 12, 2022
How North Korea tried and failed to boost consumption of the other white meat
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How North Korea tried and failed to boost consumption of the other white meat

The regime heralded a future of ‘silk clothes’ and ‘meat soup’ through mass pig farms, a vision that never came to pass

How North Korea tried and failed to boost consumption of the other white meat
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov April 12, 2022
Ship enters key North Korean port after unusually short quarantine period
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Ship enters key North Korean port after unusually short quarantine period

Likely DPRK vessel spent just a week outside Nampho, suggesting policy change or special shipment ahead of holiday

Ship enters key North Korean port after unusually short quarantine period
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell April 11, 2022
Ask a North Korean: What is the process for getting a loan in North Korea?

Ask a North Korean: What is the process for getting a loan in North Korea?

While the national bank does not provide loans, there are other ways to borrow money for business endeavors

Ask a North Korean: What is the process for getting a loan in North Korea?
Joshua Kim
Joshua Kim April 8, 2022
Life after death: How North Korea’s ghost ships frustrate sanctions enforcement
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Life after death: How North Korea’s ghost ships frustrate sanctions enforcement

Tracking what ships are scrapped or still afloat isn’t easy, a situation Pyongyang knows how to exploit

Life after death: How North Korea’s ghost ships frustrate sanctions enforcement
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell April 7, 2022
Moscow’s new visa decree makes future North Korea travel even more difficult

Moscow’s new visa decree makes future North Korea travel even more difficult

While aimed at journalists and officials, new order also gives Russia a freer hand to deny entry to ‘unfriendly’ foreign

Moscow’s new visa decree makes future North Korea travel even more difficult
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell April 6, 2022
Seoul says it won’t target legacy media when monitoring fake news on North Korea

Seoul says it won’t target legacy media when monitoring fake news on North Korea

Unification ministry states initiative will focus on new media like Facebook and blogs, but experts raise concerns

Seoul says it won’t target legacy media when monitoring fake news on North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 1, 2022
Inter-Korean relations enter the metaverse with virtual recreation of DMZ

Inter-Korean relations enter the metaverse with virtual recreation of DMZ

Unification ministry project lets users look into North Korea and tour facilities and landmarks — but not those of DPRK

Inter-Korean relations enter the metaverse with virtual recreation of DMZ
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 31, 2022
North Korea’s launch of enormous missile attracts little US media attention

North Korea’s launch of enormous missile attracts little US media attention

The war in Ukraine has overshadowed Pyongyang’s weapons tests, which an expert says could lead to future problems

North Korea’s launch of enormous missile attracts little US media attention
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 25, 2022
Kim Jong Un sends condolences to Chinese president over tragic airliner crash

Kim Jong Un sends condolences to Chinese president over tragic airliner crash

North Korean leader expresses ‘deep sympathy’ in letter after Chinese plane goes down with 132 onboard

Kim Jong Un sends condolences to Chinese president over tragic airliner crash
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell March 22, 2022
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