October 26, 2021

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Oliver Hotham

Oliver Hotham is an NK News contributor based in Seoul, South Korea. Follow him on Twitter @oliverhotham or email tips to [email protected]

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North Korean football player set to earn $5 million playing for Qatari team

North Korean football player set to earn $5 million playing for Qatari team

Contract with Al-Duhail Sports Club, revealed in U.N. report, may make Han Kwang Song one of the DPRK's richest athletes

North Korean football player set to earn $5 million playing for Qatari team
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham August 5, 2020
North Korea continuing ‘intense’ development of ballistic missiles, nukes: UN

North Korea continuing ‘intense’ development of ballistic missiles, nukes: UN

U.N. panel report details ongoing sanctions evasion, illicit exports of coal by Pyongyang

North Korea continuing ‘intense’ development of ballistic missiles, nukes: UN
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham August 4, 2020
North Korea appoints long-time diplomat in China as new vice foreign minister

North Korea appoints long-time diplomat in China as new vice foreign minister

Pak Myong Ho previously worked as a minister at the DPRK embassy in Beijing

North Korea appoints long-time diplomat in China as new vice foreign minister
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko | Oliver Hotham July 16, 2020
“Being in North Korea”: teaching business in the world’s last Stalinist state

“Being in North Korea”: teaching business in the world’s last Stalinist state

A new book details the trials and tribulations of on-the-ground engagement in the DPRK

“Being in North Korea”: teaching business in the world’s last Stalinist state
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham July 15, 2020
North Korea warns UK will “pay the price” for new human rights sanctions

North Korea warns UK will “pay the price” for new human rights sanctions

Foreign ministry condemns "puppet" British government for recent designation of DPRK security, police forces

North Korea warns UK will “pay the price” for new human rights sanctions
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham July 11, 2020
UK sanctions North Korean state security, police for human rights abuses

UK sanctions North Korean state security, police for human rights abuses

Britain slaps asset freezes on DPRK ministries of State Security and People’s Security in first post-Brexit sanctions

UK sanctions North Korean state security, police for human rights abuses
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham July 6, 2020
Defiant activist promises to continue leaflet launches to North Korea

Defiant activist promises to continue leaflet launches to North Korea

Controversial launches will continue as long as North Korea "threatens" the South, says defector-activist Park Sang-hak

Defiant activist promises to continue leaflet launches to North Korea
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham July 6, 2020
North Korea has no interest in more talks with the U.S., senior diplomat says

North Korea has no interest in more talks with the U.S., senior diplomat says

First vice foreign minister says Pyongyang now unwavering in plan to deal with "long-term threat" from Washington

North Korea has no interest in more talks with the U.S., senior diplomat says
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham July 4, 2020
Russian ambassador dismisses “baseless” rumors about Kim Jong Un’s health

Russian ambassador dismisses “baseless” rumors about Kim Jong Un’s health

No signs of anything unusual happening in North Korea, Russia's top diplomat in Pyongyang tells TASS

Russian ambassador dismisses “baseless” rumors about Kim Jong Un’s health
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham June 30, 2020
Door still open to diplomacy with North Korea, top U.S. envoy says

Door still open to diplomacy with North Korea, top U.S. envoy says

Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun said economic pressure could bring Pyongyang back to the negotiation table

Door still open to diplomacy with North Korea, top U.S. envoy says
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