Death of the North Korean general Hyon Chol Hae

Hyon Chol Hae (13 August 1934 – 19 May 2022) was a North Korean military officer. Hyon Chol Hae studied in Pyongyang and in Romania. Hyon Chol Hae was also the uncle of Hyon Song Il, a North Korean defector, who became a member of the board of the Hana Foundation in South Korean. Hyon Chol Hae passed probably away from complications associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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Death of Yang Hyong Sop.

Yang Hyong-sop (1 October 1925 – 13 May 2022) was a North Korean politician who served as Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Supreme People’s Assembly of North Korea. Yang Hyong Sop was also a member of the Kim family.

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New Published research paper – the North Korean minority of Beijing

We are delighted to announce the publication of the research paper of Nicolas Levi entitled Présence nord-coréenne à Pékin: étude de cas (A case study analysis: The North Korean presence in Beijing).

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New Published research paper – The concept of Prisoners of War in the Japanese culture

We are delighted to announce the publication of the research paper of Kamil Weber entitled Przede wszystkim honor. Przyczyny i przejawy specyficznego postrzegania jeniectwa w kulturze Japonii – w kontraście do norm społeczeństw zachodnich (Above all, honor. Reasons and manifestations of a specific perception of Prisoners of War in Japanese culture – in contrast to the norms of Western societies.).

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Mutual benefits from the cooperation between Poland and China

Although several frictions regarding issues between China and Lithuania over whether or not Taiwan should enjoy the status of a sovereign state, we must be consistent on adopting the principle that positive bilateral relationship between Poland and China are essential on a regional and macro-scale.

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Published research paper – The market of the public electric transport in Poland

We are delighted to announce the publication of our research paper related to the market of the public electric transport in Poland (폴란드의 전기 대중 교통), for the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy. The paper is available here.

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