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Offices at the Phyongchon District People's Hospital are disinfected Wednesday, April 1, 2020, in Pyongyang, North Korea. The…
Experts fear North Korea could be using its tough anti-virus measures to gain tighter centralized control over its people by prioritizing regime stability over public health.
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2020.4.20 10:23 오후
North Korean vessels transfer coal to Lao Chuan Zhang 717 near Lianyungang port in Jiangsu province. (U.N. photo)
On September 5, 2019, large bulk carrier ship Lao Chuan Zhang 717 was spotted near the port of Lianyungang in Jiangsu province in eastern China, about 620 kilometers southeast of Beijing.
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기자 조은정
2020.4.20 8:29 오후
Pedestrians wear face masks to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Wednesday, April 1, 2020, in Pyongyang, North Korea…
WASHINGTON - North Korea’s decision to protect itself from the coronavirus by sealing its borders and evicting foreigners, coupled with prioritizing its nuclear and missile tests over citizens’ health, may be self-defeating as humanitarian groups find anti-virus aid efforts thwarted.
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기자 안소영
2020.4.6 9:31 오후
Workers of the Ryongaksan Soap Factory make disinfectant in Pyongyang, North Korea Thursday, March 19, 2020. North Korea has…
WASHINGTON - North Korea needs to publicly admit there is a coronavirus outbreak inside its borders and officially ask the international community for help fighting COVID-19 before any sanctions are lifted, experts said.
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기자 김영권
2020.3.27 9:45 오후
People watch a TV screen showing a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, left, during…
President Donald Trump's attempt to reengage North Korea through "anti-epidemic" help offered through a letter sent to the country's leader Kim Jong Un is an effort to show the U.S. remains open to dialogue even amid the coronavirus pandemic, experts said. 
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기자 함지하
2020.3.25 11:35 오후
People watch a TV showing file images of North Korea's missile launch during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 10, 2020.
In recent tests, North Korea has been improving the firepower of its missiles that can target South Korea, making them ready to deploy on a battlefield, experts said.
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2020.3.14 12:45 오전
 People wear masks as they ride on a public bus in Pyongyang, North Korea, Feb. 26, 2020.
WASHINGTON - The United Nations human rights expert on North Korea is calling for Pyongyang to allow nationwide “unimpeded access” so aid organizations can help battle the coronavirus.
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기자 지다겸
2020.2.28 12:00 오전
 People wear masks as they ride on a public bus in Pyongyang, North Korea, Feb. 26, 2020.
WASHINGTON - Doctors without Borders, the international medical aid group, can now send medical supplies to North Korea where the government is on high alert in an attempt to remain free of the coronavirus, despite its proximity to China and South Korea.
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기자 오택성
2020.2.27 12:00 오전
A trolley bus is disinfected amid fears over the spread of the novel coronavirus in Pyongyang, North Korea, Feb. 22, 2020, and released by Kyodo on Feb. 23, 2020.
A former World Health Organization official with extensive experience in Pyongyang is calling for the international community to grant "temporary" sanctions relief to North Korea to help the country fight the coronavirus that has triggered health emergencies in neighboring China and South Korea.
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기자 안소영
2020.2.25 12:00 오전
FILE - This photo illustration shows a computer keyboard lit by displayed cyber code.
North Korea made up nearly $2 billion of revenue it lost from sanctions by conducting cyberthefts from financial institutions and cryptocurrency exchanges, an expert said. 
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2020.2.21 12:00 오전
FILE - This photo illustration shows a computer keyboard lit by displayed cyber code.
North Korea made up nearly $2 billion of revenue it lost from sanctions by conducting cyberthefts from financial institutions and cryptocurrency exchanges, an expert said. 
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2020.2.21 12:00 오전
U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as they meet at the demilitarized zone separating… FILE - U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as they meet at the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Panmunjom, South Korea, June 30, 2019.
WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump is shifting his priorities away from North Korea in his run up to the presidential election this year, experts said, after fruitless efforts at denuclearization talks that remain deadlocked.
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2020.2.14 12:00 오전
In this image made from video, pedestrians brave the cold as the make their way through an open square, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020…
North Korea has suspended air and train service to and from China to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.The virus was first reported in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December. It has since spread to more than two dozen countries worldwide. 
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기자 안소영
2020.2.1 1:00 오후
지난 2017년 몽골 수도 울란바토르 인근 건설현장에서 북한 노동자들이 일하고 있다. (자료사진)
Russia has been dodging U.N. sanctions and hiring North Korean workers to push back against the U.S.-led maximum-pressure policy, while supplementing the shrinking labor supply in its Far East, experts say. 
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2020.2.1 12:00 오전
   A trolley bus is disinfected amid fears over the spread of the novel coronavirus in Pyongyang, North Korea, Feb. 22, 2020, and released by Kyodo on Feb. 23, 2020.
A former World Health Organization official with extensive experience in Pyongyang is calling for the international community to grant "temporary" sanctions relief to North Korea to help the country fight the coronavirus that has triggered health emergencies in neighboring China and South Korea.
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기자 안소영
2020.2.27 12:34 오전