The capricious act of a dictator addicted to hoops, piercing the ethos of foggy secrecy in Pyongyang, or just a calculated push forward for North Korean sports propaganda? Christopher Green investigates.
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As the unprecedentedly large China-DPRK expo winds down in Dandong, the Chinese media reports continuation of a spat between North Korea and a jilted Chinese investor. An exclusive SinoNK translation and analysis.
Brian Gleason delves into the recent technology agreements entered into between Iran and North Korea. Roger Cavazos aids in introducing the first of Gleason’s posts that deal with this emerging “axis of information” and high tech.
Adam Cathcart documents and analyzes accusations of wholesale North Korean theft from and violence toward their Chinese counterparts in the mining industry.
Nick Miller touches on Ri Yong-ho’s “illness” and looks at a rash of “car accidents” in and around Pyongyang.
DailyNK’s International Editor breaks down the quality of information derived from Chosun Workers’ Party cadres, Chinese-Korean traders, and rumors in markets in North Korean markets.
What Did Kim Jong-il Want? by Leonid Petrov Speculations about the Last Will and Testament of the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il, who died on 17 December last year, are mounting and raise many questions about the future of… Read More ›