February 23, 2020


Latest North Korea news from NK News correspondents

Files stolen from South Korean diplomatic, defense officials, researchers say

Hackers target victims with malicious social networking app pretending to serve North Korean defectors

Nils Weisensee | Seon-wook Kim February 14, 2020

North Korea may have appointed a new Minister of People's Security, South says

Unification ministry says Kim Jong Ho has replaced Choe Pu Il as one of DPRK's top security officials

Jeongmin Kim February 14, 2020

U.S. concerned about North Korea's "vulnerability" to coronavirus outbreak

Washington "ready and prepared" to assist in facilitating humanitarian efforts, State Department says

Oliver Hotham February 13, 2020

U.S. charges Huawei with new crimes, citing "fraudulent" North Korea ties

China's flagship telecom company misled Congress about its work in North Korea, Justice Department says

Jacob Fromer February 13, 2020

North Korean media slams South Korean party's recruitment of prominent defector

Article denounces Liberty Korea Party, though does not mention former DPRK diplomat Thae Yong Ho's decision to run

Jeongmin Kim February 13, 2020

Cambodia says it closed North Korean-owned businesses, deported all workers

Phnom Penh’s first UN sanctions implementation report details broad crackdown on DPRK-linked operations in the country

Colin Zwirko February 13, 2020

North Korea spent $30 million on alcohol from China last year, data reveals

Whisky and beer most popular foreign drinks in 2019, figures from China's General Administration of Customs show

Jacob Fromer February 13, 2020

North Korea increases coronavirus quarantine period to 30 days

Move part of broader "national emergency" steps intended to fight spread of COVID-19, state media says

Jeongmin Kim February 12, 2020

China rejects leaked UN report details of sanctions breaches to help North Korea

2020 Panel of Experts report details DPRK coal exports to Chinese ports and via ship-to-ship transfers

Colin Zwirko February 11, 2020

Mask-clad North Korean Premier visits coronavirus quarantine workers

Visit is the first by high-level DPRK official to quarantine facility

Jeongmin Kim February 11, 2020