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Reporter : Jung Min-ho
Fri, February 23, 2024 | 11:46
Number of Korean arms importers triples in 2023
Korea is solidifying its position as a major player in the global arms market as its exports are estimated to exceed the $10-billion mark for the second consecutive year, with the number of importers having tripled.
[INTERVIEW] N. Korea may see mass exodus if China stops deportations
China’s policy of forcibly deporting North Korean escapees is a brutal one for such freedom-seekers. What is lesser known is that it is also a costly one for political leaders in Beijing.
Pyongyang fires suspected solid-fuel ICBM capable of reaching US mainland
North Korea fired a suspected solid-fuel intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) into the sea, Monday, in its second missile provocation in less than 10 hours as Pyongyang threatened to take what it called a “more aggressive” response to Seoul and Washington’s joint efforts to deter the North's nuclear threats.
North Korean-born artists honored for excellence
The Unification Ministry honored nine North Korea-born artists for their contribution, Friday, in its inaugural event to promote inclusion and artistic diversity.
[ANALYSIS] North Korea (at least) there is such thing as human rights
North Korea claimed, in a white paper on human rights released earlier this week, that its people enjoy “genuine human rights” and denounced the U.S. and other countries in the West for their failures in that area.
Report about Trump's North Korea plan stokes worries in South
A Politico report that Donald Trump may abandon the long-held policy goal of seeking the “complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization” of the Korean Peninsula if he regains the White House has stoked security worries in South Korea.
Experts warn of possible Russian, North Korean nuclear tests in 2024
Experts on North Korea and its diplomatic policy said, Wednesday, that 2024 could be long remembered for two nuclear weapons tests ― one by Russia and the other by North Korea.
Prominent lawmaker close to president gives up reelection bid
Chang Je-won, a three-term lawmaker known as a key member of President Yoon Suk Yeol’s inner circle, said on Tuesday that he decided to forgo a reelection bid in line with the ruling party's efforts for reform.
Deadly cost of slips of the tongue in N. Korea
North Korea’s constitution says it protects freedom of speech. But in reality, one misplaced word can cost you your life. Kim Hee-young learned this the hard way when she was young.
This year's four-character Chinese idiom chosen
College professors picked 'gyeonlimangui' (見利忘義), a four-character Chinese idiom meaning 'virtue was forgotten for gain,' as the expression that best describes Korean society in 2023.
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