May 28, 2023

Singaporean implicated in luxury exports has longtime North Korea connections

Jordan Cheang owned Benata Business Centre and supermarkets, prior interviews show

A Singaporean who assisted in the purchase of 15,600 bottles of Belarusian vodka seized en route to North Korea has prior connections to the country, a NK News investigation following the latest United Nations Panel of Experts (PoE) report shows.

Jordan Cheang – who also goes by the name Zheng Shi Qiang – was implicated in the purchase of at least $14,160 worth of vodka from a manufacturer in Belarus through his company Aspen Resources Pte Ltd in September, 2018.