On Saturday, Chinese Foreign Minister expressed his country’s “red line” for the Korean peninsula. But as Adam Cathcart explains, there are a few other metaphors in play.
Is the succession process to Kim Jong-un complete, or still very much in train? Sino-NK’s chief editor analyzes a recently-unearthed speech by the supreme leader.
This issue of #시각 (shigak) buttresses some of the Sino-NK community’s dominant research themes. One major subject concerns defectors resettling in the South: there is cause for concern at average income levels, which remain far below the national average, but this is mingled with optimism at the growing number of defectors entering South Korea’s elite […]
On February 10, KBS broadcasted an exclusive interview with the executive director of POSCO Corporate Strategic Planning Dept. I, Jeon Woo-sik, during which Jeon gave on overview of a forthcoming port inspection at Rajin by three major Korean firms. Christopher Green translates.
In January, the North Korean Ambassador to Germany, Ri Si-hong, called two Saarbrücker Zeitung reporters for an interview at the North Korean Embassy in eastern Berlin. Text of the interview is translated by Adam Cathcart, with commentary.
Tongsin | 통신 offers source data on Rodong Sinmun and the KCNA’s narratives regarding China. The latest Tongsin | 통신 examines the position of China in the DPRK-ROK dispute over impending military exercises and possible reunification.
Sino-NK rolls out #Shigak | #시각, a new data collection and information management effort on South Korea that seeks to connect particular domestic issues with broader geopolitical, economic, and political concerns. Edited by Steven Denney and Christopher Green.