October 02, 2022

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Prosecutors raid unification ministry over suspected Moon-era wrongdoing

Prosecutors raid unification ministry over suspected Moon-era wrongdoing

Investigation into hiring practices latest example of ROK presidents' ‘vindictive hounding’ of predecessors, expert says

Prosecutors raid unification ministry over suspected Moon-era wrongdoing
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll | Sojin Jung July 27, 2022
Elderly North Korean veterans pack stadium for conference despite COVID spread

Elderly North Korean veterans pack stadium for conference despite COVID spread

Participants forgo masks at event to mark end of Korean War, as Pyongyang vows conflict ‘not over’

Elderly North Korean veterans pack stadium for conference despite COVID spread
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko July 27, 2022
How ride-sharing services like Uber could end Seoul’s dire taxi shortage
KOREA PRO

How ride-sharing services like Uber could end Seoul’s dire taxi shortage

Drivers aren’t returning after industry exodus during pandemic, leaving people stranded even in city center at night

How ride-sharing services like Uber could end Seoul’s dire taxi shortage
Sooyoung Oh
Sooyoung Oh July 26, 2022
North Korea’s COVID-19 testing limitations cast fog over outbreak’s future

North Korea’s COVID-19 testing limitations cast fog over outbreak’s future

Expert says DPRK’s ‘crude’ approach to identifying variants could lead to continued uncertainty about true case counts

North Korea’s COVID-19 testing limitations cast fog over outbreak’s future
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell July 26, 2022
How North Korean police corruption became essential to the growth of markets
COLUMN

How North Korean police corruption became essential to the growth of markets

Businesspeople pay bribes to police in order to create the space necessary for them to buy, sell and trade their wares

How North Korean police corruption became essential to the growth of markets
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov July 21, 2022
A North Korean defector blazes her own trail as an artist in Seoul: Interview

A North Korean defector blazes her own trail as an artist in Seoul: Interview

‘I want to demonstrate that North Korean refugees can do just as well as anybody else in South Korea and beyond’

A North Korean defector blazes her own trail as an artist in Seoul: Interview
Harry Clynch
Harry Clynch July 21, 2022
North Korea buys thousands more ventilators, hinting at untold COVID suffering
NK PRO

North Korea buys thousands more ventilators, hinting at untold COVID suffering

Import of medical equipment from China appears at odds with state media claims of only 75 deaths from 5 million cases

North Korea buys thousands more ventilators, hinting at untold COVID suffering
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell July 20, 2022
Ask a North Korean: How do North Koreans stay cool in the summer heat?

Ask a North Korean: How do North Koreans stay cool in the summer heat?

Special foods and solar-powered fans are common remedies, and even soldiers will take siestas on hottest days

Ask a North Korean: How do North Koreans stay cool in the summer heat?
Joshua Kim
Joshua Kim July 20, 2022
How Sweden created a safe space for North Korea talks – NKNews Podcast Ep. 245
Podcast

How Sweden created a safe space for North Korea talks – NKNews Podcast Ep. 245

Ambassador Jakob Hallgren discusses the 2018 summitry and Stockholms role in diplomacy on the Korean Peninsula

How Sweden created a safe space for North Korea talks – NKNews Podcast Ep. 245
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News July 19, 2022
Brit sought for North Korea sanctions breach says US law doesn’t apply to him

Brit sought for North Korea sanctions breach says US law doesn’t apply to him

Christopher Emms says he’s only willing to face charges in UK for his role in 2019 crypto conference in Pyongyang

Brit sought for North Korea sanctions breach says US law doesn’t apply to him
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll July 15, 2022
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