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N. Korea adopts law on protection of 'state secret'

Korea Times 03 Feb 2023
The plenary meeting of the Standing Committee of the Supreme People's Assembly (SPA), held in Pyongyang the previous day, also adopted other laws on the country's management of railways and the education of prodigies, according to the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).
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Pentagon chief makes nuclear pledge to Asian ally

Russia Today 31 Jan 2023
The US maintains a force of around 28,500 soldiers in South Korea and holds regular drills with Seoul, which have been denounced by Pyongyang as “provocations” and “rehearsals” for a potential invasion. Last year, North Korea stepped up its missile tests and has enshrined the use of nuclear weapons into national law.
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NATO Calls on North Korea to Comply With International Law - Stoltenberg

Urdu Point 30 Jan 2023
North Korea should stop its missile provocations and comply with international law, NATO Secretary General Jens ... "We stand with our partners in calling on Pyongyang to stop its provocations and comply fully with international law," Stoltenberg added.
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South Korea: NATO Secretary General calls on North Korea to 'stop provocations' in region

Ruptly 30 Jan 2023
"We stand with our partners in calling on Pyongyang to stop its provocations, and comply fully with ...
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'100 Years of Korean Gagok': A closer look at the contested living histories of early ...

Korea Times 25 Jan 2023
Poet Yang Myeong-mun was born in 1913 to a wealthy family in Pyongyang, and graduated in 1942 from the Faculty of Law at Tokyo's Senshu University, where he stayed further until 1944 to study creative writing. After liberation, he returned to Pyongyang, where he got swept up in ...
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US demands North Korea returns spy ship USS Pueblo

The Daily Telegraph 24 Jan 2023
The United States has demanded that North Korea returns the USS Pueblo, a spy ship seized in 1968 and moored in Pyongyang ever since as a tourist attraction ... Mr Gregory’s resolution says the House “maintains North Korea’s seizure of the vessel USS Pueblo and its detention of the crew were in violation of international law”.
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Kim unchained heralds new nuclear war reality

Asiatimes 24 Jan 2023
This dynamic was bookended by North Korea’s new nuclear weapons law in September (which refers to Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons possession as “irreversible”) and a Korean Worker’s Party Plenum in December, at which Kim called for “exponential growth” of North Korea’s nuclear arsenal.
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N.Korea Cracks Down on S.Korean-Style Speech

Chosun Ilbo 20 Jan 2023
... new law aims to "root out anti-normative elementsand p...
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North Korea touts 2022 economic achievement despite challenges

Kyodo 19 Jan 2023
North Korea holds a Supreme People's Assembly session at the Mansudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang on Jan ... The legislative session also adopted a law on the protection of the "cultured" Pyongyang dialect apparently to eliminate the influence of South Korean-style speech.
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North Korea maintains high spending for defense

The Manila Times 19 Jan 2023
Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) ... The members also passed a new law aimed at protecting the "cultured" dialect specific to the capital Pyongyang region, apparently the East Asian country's latest step to stem South Korean and other foreign cultural influences.
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Pyongyang holds key parliamentary meeting without leader Kim Jong-un

La Prensa Latina 19 Jan 2023
However, the North Korean parliamentary session focused on domestic issues, such as a review of the implementation of the state budget for 2022 and the budget for 2023, organizational matters, and the adoption of a law for the protection of the “Pyongyang dialect.”.
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N Korea sustains high defense spending

Taipei Times 19 Jan 2023
... Party of Korea at the party’s headquarters in Pyongyang on Dec ... The assembly’s members also passed a new law aimed at protecting the “cultured” dialect specific to the Pyongyang region, apparently the nation’s latest step to stem South Korean and other foreign cultural influences.
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North Korea sustains high defense spending with new budget

Journal Review 19 Jan 2023
Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency didn't ... The assembly’s members also passed a new law aimed at protecting the “cultured” dialect specific to the capital Pyongyang region, apparently the country’s latest step to stem South Korean and other foreign cultural influences.
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Seoul spy agency raids labour group over suspected N. Korea ties

Urdu Point 18 Jan 2023
Spying or secretly working for the North Korean regime is punishable by up to life imprisonment, according to the law ... Thousands of people -- including labour activists -- were imprisoned under the law by the military governments that ruled the South for decades, often accused of engaging in pro-Pyongyang activities or spying for the North.
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Seoul spy agency raids labor group over suspected North Korea ties

The Manila Times 18 Jan 2023
Thousands of people — including labor activists — were imprisoned under the law by the military governments that ruled the South for decades, often accused of engaging in pro-Pyongyang activities or spying for the North. But the law remains on the books, and just last year two ...

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