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Experts say concerns about new North Korea-Russia defense treaty are overblown
Concerns have been rising over how far Pyongyang’s ties with Moscow would go since North Korea’s state media called for reinforcing the partnership based on a “new legal foundation” last month.
Military expands benefits amid shortage of cadet applicants
More opportunities for overseas experience and greater financial rewards, are the government's new proposals as it aims to expand benefits in order to attract more cadet applicants through the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), amid an increasing shortage of future commissioned officers.
North Koreans left without clear national vision after unification policy shift
Deeply embedded in North Korea’s founding principle and the lives of its people for decades, the vision of a united Korea cannot be denied or abandoned even if its leader Kim Jong-un demands it, experts said on Friday.
Former POW who escaped from North Korea dies
A former South Korean prisoner of war, who was held in North Korea for 50 years before making his escape, died on Wednesday, leaving only nine such surviving escapees in the South.
Ruling party chief slams rival camp for helping rise of radicals
Han Dong-hoon, interim chief of the ruling People Power Party (PPP), condemned the main opposition party, Thursday, for joining forces with North Korean regime sympathizers and with other radical political orientations for the upcoming elections.
Seoul proposes July 14 as national day honoring North Korean refugees
Seoul seeks to designate July 14 as a national day in honor of North Korean refugees. This initiative is part of broader efforts to raise awareness of human rights issues in North Korea.
Factional tensions escalate within DPK amid growing criticism of 'personality cult'
Tensions are reaching a breaking point within the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) as some members of its minor factions openly denounce Lee Jae-myung's leadership, saying he made the DPK a 'party of his own.'
Opposition party draws criticism for recruiting controversial ex-spy agents
The opposition Democratic Party of Korea has drawn criticism for recruiting two former top-ranking spy agents who were involved in political and legal controversies in the past.
Rights advocates call for renewed focus on North Korea 10 years after UN report
Human rights advocates called for renewed efforts to bring international attention to North Korea on Monday, as this month marks the 10th anniversary of the publication of a landmark U.N. report that sheds light on “unspeakable atrocities” committed by the regime.
Over 4 in 10 young people say success unattainable without parents' support: poll
More than four out of 10 young people believe that success is unattainable without support from their parents, according to a poll released on Sunday.
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