This regular publication looks at current international, domestic, and peninsular affairs concerning North Korea while also offering commentary and tourism information on the country.
In international news, Russia has the potential to become a mediator between the US and North Korea in an attempt to decrease nuclear tensions.
In Inter-Korean news, South Korea has welcomed the DPRK’s plan to reopen an inter-Korean communication hotline. It has also been suggested that Pyongyang may send athletes and a cheering squad to the Winter Olympics which are due to be held in South Korea in February.
On the domestic front, North Korea’s main TV channel, Korean Central Television (KCT) has recently been upgraded to widescreen, high-definition broadcasting for viewers in Asia. However, the satellite feed for Europe and the Americas remains in standard definition.