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News North Korea Travel: Coronavirus Scare Hampers Humanitarian Work in North Korea

Published on: Thursday 30 January 2020
Coronavirus Scare Hampers Humanitarian Work in North Korea
News source: https://www.voanews.com/science-health/coronavirus-outbreak/coronavirus-scare-hampers-humanitarian-work-north-korea

As North Korea steps up efforts to fight the spread of the coronavirus known as 2019-nCoV, fear of the virus is hampering humanitarian work in North Korea, aid group officials said. Daniel Jasper, the American Friends Service Committee's (AFSC) public education and advocacy coordinator for Asia, said, "The AFSC delegation has temporarily postponed [the trip] due to the coronavirus," adding that the organization plans to send its delegation in the spring.

News North Korea Travel: North Korea says it has intensified efforts to block virus

Published on: Wednesday 29 January 2020
North Korea says it has intensified efforts to block virus
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/Travel/wireStory/north-korea-intensified-efforts-block-virus-68635232

A North Korean health official says the country is intensifying efforts to prevent the spread of a new virus from China into the isolated country by blocking tourists, reducing flights and mobilizing screening efforts

News North Korea Travel: Seven bodies were found on a ghost ship believed to have come from North Korea

Published on: Saturday 28 December 2019
Seven bodies were found on a ghost ship believed to have come from North Korea
News source: https://www.cnn.com/2019/12/28/asia/bodies-japan-ghost-ship-trnd/index.html

Seven bodies were found on the remnants of a wooden boat which has washed onto the shores of the Japanese island Sado, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported.

News North Korea Travel: Report: Chinese authorities ban commercial trains near North Korea

Published on: Tuesday 31 December 2019
Report: Chinese authorities ban commercial trains near North Korea
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2019/12/31/Report-Chinese-authorities-ban-commercial-trains-near-North-Korea/5011577812316/

31 (UPI) --China could be preparing to provide food aid to North Korea as it seeks sanctions exemptions on behalf of Pyongyang at the ... The source also said the freight is expected to travel from a ...

News North Korea Travel: 'I Have Never Seen Something Like This in Soccer Before' South Korean Soccer Players Describe Strange Match Against North Korea

Published on: Thursday 17 October 2019
'I Have Never Seen Something Like This in Soccer Before' South Korean Soccer Players Describe Strange Match Against North Korea
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/i-have-never-seen-something-like-this-soccer-before-south-korean-soccer-players-describe-strange-1465978

When they arrived, the team was sent to the Koryo Hotel with no option of outside contact. North-Korea-Travel.com states that the hotel has 44 stories, but Choi told media that the hotel appeared ...

News North Korea Travel: North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo to begin direct flights to Macao

Published on: Tuesday 23 July 2019
North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo to begin direct flights to Macao
News source: https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/north-korea-macao-air-koryo-intl-hnk/index.html

North Korea is believed to only operate five different aircraft for flights into China, said Simon Cockerell of Koryo Tours, a specialist travel company that helps Western tourists visit North Korea. ...

News North Korea Travel: North Korea Detains Russian Boat; Holds 2 South Koreans, 15 Russians

Published on: Wednesday 24 July 2019
North Korea Detains Russian Boat; Holds 2 South Koreans, 15 Russians
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/north-korea-detains-russian-boat-holds-2-south-koreans-15-russians-2808693

Perhaps North Korea is exacting some revenge by detaining the boat and subjecting the crew to harsh questioning and searches. South Korea wants the tensions to ease between its northern neighbor but ...

News North Korea Travel: Trump publicly opposes using CIA informants against North Korea's Kim

Published on: Tuesday 11 June 2019
News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-northkorea/trump-publicly-opposes-using-cia-informants-against-north-koreas-kim-idUSKCN1TC256

Nuclear-armed North Korea, a police state largely sealed off from the outside ... did not rule out another meeting with Kim. He is due to travel to Japan and South Korea later this month. Trump said ...

News North Korea Travel: U.S. Officials Believed Kim Jong Un's Dead Half-brother Was Likely a Chinese Asset and 'Ill-suited' to Take Over North Korea: Report

Published on: Monday 10 June 2019
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/kim-jong-nam-cia-china-north-korea-kim-jong-un-intelligence-asset-malaysia-assasination-1443310

American and South Korean officials have both blamed North Korea for the murder ... and lost his father's support after being arrested trying to travel to Disneyland in Tokyo on a fake Chinese ...