June 02, 2020

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Chad O’Carroll

Chad O’Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.

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UK embassy in Pyongyang closes, resident diplomats evacuated from North Korea

Move reportedly linked to DPRK government's coronavirus-prevention measures

Don’t allow North Korean staff to use the internet, International Red Cross told

Instruction comes despite rules already in place to prevent DPRK nationals accessing web

Chad O'Carroll May 27, 2020

Starlink: an uncensored internet solution for North Korea?

Elon Musk's hotly-anticipated satellite net service could prove a game-changer for tech-savvy North Koreans, experts say

Amid health rumors, Kim Jong Un absent for two consecutive three-week periods

North Korean leader has not appeared in public since May 1

Chad O'Carroll May 22, 2020

"May 24" sanctions no longer a barrier to inter-Korean cooperation: MOU

South Korean official admits that unilateral sanctions have "lost their effect"

Chad O'Carroll May 20, 2020

Portraits removed from Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung square amid renovation works

Changes come ahead of 75th anniversary of North Korea's ruling party in October

Chad O'Carroll May 15, 2020

Yanggakdo football stadium undergoing major refurbishment, recent imagery shows

Stadium built in 1989 appears to be undergoing slow renovation process

Chad O'Carroll May 13, 2020

North Korean online trading portal offers escrow payment system to users

Jagangryok intranet service appears to be first to offer escrow payments in DPRK

Chad O'Carroll May 8, 2020

Panmunjom tours could be possible again from June: Minister of Unification

Seven-month border closure has created significant problems for South Korean tour providers

Chad O'Carroll May 7, 2020

Advance-fee scam focuses on missing North Korean official, email campaign shows

Scam email campaign targets those in North Korea watcher community with investment assistance request

Chad O'Carroll May 6, 2020
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