October 02, 2022

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Min Chao Choy

Min Chao Choy is a data journalist for NK News and NK Pro. Choy specializes in news and analysis relating to DPRK shipping and aviation movements, sanctions, and cyber-security.

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North Korean ship traffic is resurging, but humanitarian aid still seems stuck
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North Korean ship traffic is resurging, but humanitarian aid still seems stuck

Aid containers meant for North Korea have been held for months at Dalian, once a busy logistics hub for NGOs

North Korean ship traffic is resurging, but humanitarian aid still seems stuck
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy May 3, 2021
North Korea blasts Biden’s Congress speech, warns of ‘grave situation’ for US

North Korea blasts Biden’s Congress speech, warns of ‘grave situation’ for US

North Korea’s foreign ministry also called U.S. State Department criticism of DPRK human rights a “political trick”

North Korea blasts Biden’s Congress speech, warns of ‘grave situation’ for US
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy May 1, 2021
North Korea’s Kim Yo Jong slams recent leaflet launches as ‘serious provocation’

North Korea’s Kim Yo Jong slams recent leaflet launches as ‘serious provocation’

Kim said North Korea blamed the South for its ‘silent approval’ and will consider ‘corresponding action’

North Korea’s Kim Yo Jong slams recent leaflet launches as ‘serious provocation’
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy May 1, 2021
WHO aims to eliminate malaria in North Korea by 2025

WHO aims to eliminate malaria in North Korea by 2025

New initiative will support fight against the disease, but experts say lack of international staff may hinder efforts

WHO aims to eliminate malaria in North Korea by 2025
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy April 22, 2021
Data reveals North Korean priorities as Pyongyang overcomes COVID-19 trade fears
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Data reveals North Korean priorities as Pyongyang overcomes COVID-19 trade fears

China exported key fertilizers to North Korea amid growing signs of recovery for DPRK trade

Data reveals North Korean priorities as Pyongyang overcomes COVID-19 trade fears
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy April 21, 2021
North Korean hackers use new method to dodge security programs
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North Korean hackers use new method to dodge security programs

Cybersecurity firm outlines Lazarus-attributed phishing attempt in recent report

North Korean hackers use new method to dodge security programs
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy April 20, 2021
China-North Korea trade rises for the first time in months 
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China-North Korea trade rises for the first time in months 

Official trade between the two countries rose to $14.3 million in March 2021, according to new Chinese government data

China-North Korea trade rises for the first time in months 
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy April 19, 2021
North Korean hackers stole cryptocurrency while skimming credit cards: Report
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North Korean hackers stole cryptocurrency while skimming credit cards: Report

Group-IB’s analysis of a Lazarus CC-skimming campaign also revealed malware designed to steal BTC, ETH

North Korean hackers stole cryptocurrency while skimming credit cards: Report
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy April 16, 2021
Russian ambassador: North Korea faces ‘tough’ times, but famine is ‘unlikely’

Russian ambassador: North Korea faces ‘tough’ times, but famine is ‘unlikely’

Ambassador Alexander Matsegora weighs in on North Korean food prices, supply shortages and dropoffs to trade

Russian ambassador: North Korea faces ‘tough’ times, but famine is ‘unlikely’
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy April 15, 2021
North Korean ships visit Chinese coal and iron ports, possibly for illegal sales
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North Korean ships visit Chinese coal and iron ports, possibly for illegal sales

At least five North Korea-linked ships took turns at Longkou Port for possible sales between March 29 and April 13

North Korean ships visit Chinese coal and iron ports, possibly for illegal sales
Min Chao Choy
Min Chao Choy April 14, 2021
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