Posts Tagged ‘Daily NK’

A Kaesong Closure Story: The Inside Track

By | February 10, 2016

In light of South Korea’s announcement that it is “halting production” at the Kaesong Industrial Complex, Sino-NK looks back at eight of the best Daily NK stories from the last time Kaesong closed.

Yongusil 2: Cathcart and Green at EAHRNK, London on September 3rd

By | September 02, 2013

EAHRNK is a new North Korean human rights group based in London. On September 3 the group will hold its inaugural conference, and Adam Cathcart and Christopher Green will be there to speak about media representations of North Korea in Europe and South Korea.

Editor’s Note

By | September 27, 2012

As the fall semester gets off the ground in earnest, we anticipate enacting a few more changes to our overall profile which we anticipate announcing relatively soon. In the meantime, a spin-through some recent activity of our editors and selected analysts may be of interest. Here is a tour of Sino-NK around the web, and its editors and analysts in action around the world.

Mayday: North Korean Internal Security Delegation in China

By | May 09, 2012

Nick Miller is on his way to the Korea Economic Institute for the summer. Fittingly, questions of mobility and structure are a preoccupation of the present post. — Adam Cathcart, Chief Editor Mayday: North Korean Internal Security Delegation in China by Nick Miller North Korea Leadership Watch recently reported that a delegation from the DPRK […]

Refoulement et l’Espionnage: Recent European Reportage and Analysis on the Refugee Issue

By | February 28, 2012

Germany’s media market is particularly good at covering certain East Asian issues.  Der Tagesspiegel‘s coverage of the Ai Weiwei affair, for instance, was nothing short of spectacular, and ongoing attention to Japan and China’s memory wars is also top-notch among journalists and writers in Berlin.  Add to that a certain German flair for coverage of […]

Statues and Empty Bowls: Notes on North Korean Iconography and Prospects for European and Chinese Aid

By | February 16, 2012

Fireworks and Empty Bowls: Notes on North Korean Iconography and Prospects for European and Chinese Aid   by Adam Cathcart As expected, today’s 70th birthday commemorations for Kim Jong Il find the deceased leader at the burning revolutionary center of North Korean media.  And his son, having teased foreign observers (and, presumably, tickled the curiosity […]

Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop—Recent Activity on the Sino-DPRK border

By | January 19, 2012

As was discussed in-depth nearly precisely a year ago on One Free Korea, the North Korean border with China tends to be a place where memory goes to die.  That is to say, when it comes to news reports about the border, a tabula rasa among readers is commonly assumed.  Whenever the DPRK’s malignancy needs […]

Igniting Daily NK Inroads

By | December 20, 2011

Amid the Kim Jong Il news, a column of mine on a strange traffic accident last month which portended ill for the Sino-North Korean relationship was published on the morning of December 19 on the Daily NK.