September 25, 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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Kim Jong Un: 'Hypersensitive' US military actions contributed to failed talks

Momentum to restore leader-to-leader rapport was set back after June 2019 Panmunjeom meeting, Kim suggests

Chad O'Carroll September 11, 2020

Gen. Abrams: COVID-19 'accelerating the effects of sanctions' in North Korea

Pyongyang is focusing on internal efforts to overcome COVID-19 and typhoon-related impacts, Abrams says

Chad O'Carroll September 10, 2020

Letter: Kim Jong Un described failed Hanoi summit as 'moment of glory' to Trump

Publication of contents from letters could complicate further DPRK-U.S. diplomacy

Chad O'Carroll September 9, 2020

North Koreans conducting mass games training in Pyongyang amid COVID-19 lockdown

Photos show large groups of children practicing in Kim Il Sung Square, which is undergoing major renovations

Chad O'Carroll September 9, 2020

Red wine and champagne, anyone? North Korea touts its domestically-made booze

Growing North Korean interest in domestically made wines could be linked to sanctions hurdles to foreign imports

Chad O'Carroll September 4, 2020

South Koreans fined for illegally purchasing North Korean art in Pyongyang

Tourists fined after buying art from the sanctioned Mansudae Art Studio in Pyongyang, an unpublished U.N. report shows

Chad O'Carroll September 3, 2020

Exclusive: North Korea seeks millions of dollars worth of hospital supplies

Volume of sought equipment raises questions about whether hospital can be completed before Oct. 10 deadline

Chad O'Carroll September 2, 2020

North Korea denies involvement in a global ATM hacking scheme, despite US claims

North Korea says U.S. accusations are false and are merely an effort to divert scrutiny away from American cybercrimes

Chad O'Carroll August 31, 2020

North Korea not sending spy messages via Youtube channel, researcher says

YouTube channel at heart of Yonhap story is actually run from Mexico, Martyn Williams says

Chad O'Carroll August 29, 2020

Expats in Pyongyang worry about getting medical help amid COVID-19 restrictions

COVID-19 travel restrictions mean that expats in North Korea may not have access to medical evacuation or proper care

Chad O'Carroll August 28, 2020
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