North Korea's Diplomacy Bonanza
September 20, 2014
North Korea's Diplomacy Bonanza
The Hermit Kingdom is coming out of its shell this month with a series of unusual diplomatic overtures.
North Korea's Diplomacy Bonanza
North Korea Bans Wi-Fi for Foreigners
September 11, 2014
North Korea Bans Wi-Fi for Foreigners
Embassies and international organizations in North Korea will no longer be able to use Wi-Fi networks.
North Korea Bans Wi-Fi for Foreigners
Pyongyang Receives Key Japan Officials Before Report Release
September 08, 2014
Pyongyang Receives Key Japan Officials Before Report Release
Sanctions and improved diplomatic ties are being highlighted as the abductee report draws near.
Pyongyang Receives Key Japan Officials Before Report Release
Forget Sanctions: 3 Things Ailing North Korea
August 31, 2014
Forget Sanctions: 3 Things Ailing North Korea
North Korea may be impervious to sanctions, but not from climate change, Asia's economy and self-inflicted wounds
Forget Sanctions: 3 Things Ailing North Korea
Kim Jong-Un's Money Manager Defects to Russia
August 30, 2014
Kim Jong-Un's Money Manager Defects to Russia
The defection represents a serious breach that could reveal the regime's closely held secrets.
Kim Jong-Un's Money Manager Defects to Russia
North Korea (Gradually) Warms Up to Coffee
August 26, 2014
North Korea (Gradually) Warms Up to Coffee
Unlike in South Korea, North Koreans are not big on coffee. However, that is slowly changing.
North Korea (Gradually) Warms Up to Coffee
North Korea Militarizes China Border?
August 22, 2014
North Korea Militarizes China Border?
Reports that North Korea has deployed tanks and armored vehicles to its border with China are likely untrue.
North Korea Militarizes China Border?
North Korea's Grave Robbing Problem
August 22, 2014
North Korea's Grave Robbing Problem
North Korean defectors reveal that grave robbing has become a profitable enterprise in the Hermit Kingdom.
North Korea's Grave Robbing Problem
US, South Korea Begin Annual Joint Exercise
August 19, 2014
US, South Korea Begin Annual Joint Exercise
50,000 ROK troops and 30,000 U.S. troops are involved in the 2014 Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise.
US, South Korea Begin Annual Joint Exercise
North Korea to Publish Human Rights Report
August 15, 2014
North Korea to Publish Human Rights Report
In response to a UN report this spring, North Korea will publish its own report on human rights in the DPRK
North Korea to Publish Human Rights Report
North Korea Snubs Pope Francis
August 15, 2014
North Korea Snubs Pope Francis
Pope Francis' offer for North Korean citizens to attend a peace and reconciliation mass was turned down.
North Korea Snubs Pope Francis
Wi-Fi Access Sparks Housing Boom in Pyongyang
August 14, 2014
Wi-Fi Access Sparks Housing Boom in Pyongyang
In North Korea's capital, citizens are buying up real estate near foreign embassies to access their Wi-Fi service.
Wi-Fi Access Sparks Housing Boom in Pyongyang
South Korea Wants to Restart Family Reunions
August 12, 2014
South Korea Wants to Restart Family Reunions
The Park Geun-hye administration's new mandate has given Seoul the power to pursue more diplomacy with Pyongyang
South Korea Wants to Restart Family Reunions
ASEAN Forum Decries North Korea’s Weapons, While Tokyo and Pyongyang Speak
August 11, 2014
ASEAN Forum Decries North Korea’s Weapons, While Tokyo and Pyongyang Speak
Japan took advantage of a rare opportunity to speak with Pyongyang’s foreign minister.
ASEAN Forum Decries North Korea’s Weapons, While Tokyo and Pyongyang Speak
China Detains 2 Canadians, 1 American Near North Korean Border
August 08, 2014
China Detains 2 Canadians, 1 American Near North Korean Border
China is reportedly investigating 3 foreign Christians who lived and worked near the China-North Korea border.
China Detains 2 Canadians, 1 American Near North Korean Border
Understanding North Korea's Behavior
August 07, 2014
Understanding North Korea's Behavior
The Diplomat's Yong Kwon speaks to Steven Denney of SinoNK.
Understanding North Korea's Behavior
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