North Korea

North Korea

North Korea (Korean: 조선; MR: Chosŏn or literally 북조선; MR: Pukchosŏn), officially the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea ( or DPR Korea; Korean: 조선민주주의인민공화국, Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula, with Pyongyang as its capital and the largest city in the country.

February 26, 2020

One in five N.K. defectors experienced discrimination in S. Korea last year: poll

SEOUL, Feb. 26 (Yonhap) — About one out of five […]
February 26, 2020

N.K. media outlet accuses high-profile defector of embezzlement, rape

SEOUL, Feb. 26 (Yonhap) — A North Korean propaganda outlet […]
February 26, 2020

End of an era: Choe Chang Su, the North Korean “people’s actor,” passes away

When a distinguished artist passes at a ripe old age, […]
February 26, 2020

(News Focus) Nuclear talks in limbo one year after no-deal Hanoi summit

SEOUL, Feb. 26 (Yonhap) — Nuclear talks between the United […]
February 25, 2020

Air Koryo has slots for twice-weekly flight through March: Vladivostok Airport

North Korean state airline Air Koryo has slots for a […]
February 25, 2020

Bipartisan Senators chastise State Department for ducking North Korea oversight

The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate panel overseeing […]
February 25, 2020

N.K. paper rejects foreign aid amid stalled nuclear talks

SEOUL, Feb. 25 (Yonhap) — North Korea’s state media on […]
February 25, 2020

IFRC receives sanctions waiver for assistance to N.K.’s anti-virus fight

SEOUL, Feb. 25 (Yonhap) — The United Nations has granted […]
February 25, 2020

N. Korea’s paper discourages public gatherings to prevent coronavirus outbreak

SEOUL, Feb. 25 (Yonhap) — North Korea’s official newspaper on […]
February 25, 2020

How a hit South Korean film could offer some lessons for Pyongyang and Seoul

Views expressed in Opinion articles are exclusively the authors’ own […]
February 25, 2020

Spoofed emails target diplomats, journalists working on North Korea

Diplomats and journalists working on North Korea issues have in […]
February 25, 2020

Coronavirus may affect upcoming U.S.-ROK military exercises, defense chiefs say

The U.S. and South Korea may scale back upcoming military […]