October 16, 2019

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Seungmock Oh

Seungmock Oh was an NK News correspondent based in Seoul.

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Reported North Korean ship deficiencies doubled in January: Tokyo MOU

Number of vessels inspected at overseas ports fell, however, as DPRK sends fewer abroad

Seungmock Oh February 1, 2018

"No more time for excuses" on North Korea coal trade, State Dept warns Moscow

Comments by Heather Nauert follow allegations that DPRK using Russian ports for illicit activity

Seungmock Oh January 29, 2018

North Korean athletes won't receive Galaxy Note 8 for Olympic participation

Smartphone, which is being given to all PyeongChang participants, could breach UNSC sanctions

Seungmock Oh January 29, 2018

Chinese commodity imports from North Korea halved in December: Beijing

Following sudden increase in November, imports fell to USD$54.68 million in final month of the year

Seungmock Oh January 26, 2018

North Korea warns U.S. military could "disrupt" ongoing inter-Korean talks

Foreign ministry says ICBM test plans, assets deployment part of "cunning strategy" to provoke DPRK

Seungmock Oh January 24, 2018

North Korea proposes Feb 8 and 11 concert dates in South Korea: MOU

First concert date matches day of likely Pyongyang military parade

Seungmock Oh January 23, 2018

Over a year on, still no U.S. ambassador to South Korea

With Mark Lippert's departure last January and the post remaining vacant, has diplomacy suffered?

Seungmock Oh January 23, 2018

N. Korea installs new gate, further security precautions along road to Panmunjom

Increased security follows November's high-profile defection of a KPA soldier

Seungmock Oh January 22, 2018

U.S. open to talks, but North Korea not "credible": Tillerson

Secretary of State says Pyongyang "knows our channels are open"

Seungmock Oh January 16, 2018

N. Korean embassy "hotel" nears completion in Beijing, pictures show

Sources previously suggested project could be used as guesthouse for visiting DPRK citizens

Seungmock Oh January 16, 2018
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