October 06, 2022

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Seungmock Oh

Seungmock Oh was an NK News correspondent based in Seoul.

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North Korea will overcome sanctions through farming, state media says

North Korea will overcome sanctions through farming, state media says

But drought has led to an estimated food shortage of about 458,000 tons in the last year

North Korea will overcome sanctions through farming, state media says
Seungmock Oh
Seungmock Oh December 28, 2017
New sanctions on North Korea may increase South Korean squid catch

New sanctions on North Korea may increase South Korean squid catch

Scholar says ban on sale of fishing rights could reduce Chinese overfishing in DPRK waters

New sanctions on North Korea may increase South Korean squid catch
Seungmock Oh
Seungmock Oh December 27, 2017
China reports commodity trade with North Korea rose in November

China reports commodity trade with North Korea rose in November

The increase took place despite strict sanctions on the DPRK

China reports commodity trade with North Korea rose in November
Seungmock Oh
Seungmock Oh December 26, 2017
Peru to expel two North Korean diplomats

Peru to expel two North Korean diplomats

In announcement, Ministry of Foreign Affairs cites violations of recently adopted UN resolution

Peru to expel two North Korean diplomats
Seungmock Oh
Seungmock Oh December 25, 2017
China asks for delay on UN vote to blacklist ships to North Korea

China asks for delay on UN vote to blacklist ships to North Korea

Delay comes as UN Security Council gets ready to vote on major new sanctions package

China asks for delay on UN vote to blacklist ships to North Korea
Seungmock Oh
Seungmock Oh December 21, 2017
Two North Korean men defected to the ROK on Wednesday: MOU

Two North Korean men defected to the ROK on Wednesday: MOU

The two men were found in a small wooden boat 100 km from Dokdo, Seoul says

Two North Korean men defected to the ROK on Wednesday: MOU
Seungmock Oh
Seungmock Oh December 21, 2017
U.S. requests blacklisting of ten ships for transporting from N. Korea

U.S. requests blacklisting of ten ships for transporting from N. Korea

Vessels named in proposal accused of evading sanctions by "illegal ship-to-ship transfers"

U.S. requests blacklisting of ten ships for transporting from N. Korea
Seungmock Oh
Seungmock Oh December 20, 2017
North Korea rejects idea of talks without preconditions with U.S.

North Korea rejects idea of talks without preconditions with U.S.

Rodong Sinmun editorial says North is not interested in Rex Tillerson's suggestion

North Korea rejects idea of talks without preconditions with U.S.
Seungmock Oh
Seungmock Oh December 19, 2017
U.S. would talk with North Korea “without precondition”: Tillerson

U.S. would talk with North Korea “without precondition”: Tillerson

White House insists that President's views on DPRK remain unchanged, however

U.S. would talk with North Korea “without precondition”: Tillerson
Seungmock Oh
Seungmock Oh December 12, 2017
North Korean buses using new technology to limit oil consumption

North Korean buses using new technology to limit oil consumption

Kim Jong Un emphasizes saving resources amid energy price increases in 2017

North Korean buses using new technology to limit oil consumption
Seungmock Oh
Seungmock Oh December 12, 2017