February 01, 2023

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Shreyas Reddy

Shreyas Reddy is a correspondent at NK News, based in Seoul. He previously worked as a researcher at BBC Monitoring, where his work focused on news and key people and organizations from the Korean Peninsula, Japan, Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Follow him on Twitter @shreyas_k_reddy.

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A tale of rogue states: Why Myanmar has every reason to pursue North Korean arms

A tale of rogue states: Why Myanmar has every reason to pursue North Korean arms

Two years since coup, experts says Tatmadaw regime could turn again to an old partner and take a page from its playbook

A tale of rogue states: Why Myanmar has every reason to pursue North Korean arms
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy February 1, 2023
ROK arrests broker who allegedly smuggled fuel worth $15 million to North Korea

ROK arrests broker who allegedly smuggled fuel worth $15 million to North Korea

Coast guard says individual arranged 35 ship-to-ship transfers as DPRK looks to circumvent import restrictions

ROK arrests broker who allegedly smuggled fuel worth $15 million to North Korea
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy January 30, 2023
North Korea blasts NATO chief’s visit to South as prelude to ‘new Cold War’

North Korea blasts NATO chief’s visit to South as prelude to ‘new Cold War’

Jens Stoltenberg says global threats are interconnected and repeats US claim that DPRK is providing weapons to Russia

North Korea blasts NATO chief’s visit to South as prelude to ‘new Cold War’
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy January 30, 2023
Japan launches intelligence satellite to monitor North Korean military activity

Japan launches intelligence satellite to monitor North Korean military activity

Tokyo seeks to operate network of 10 satellites by 2028 to boost security against DPRK missiles and natural disasters

Japan launches intelligence satellite to monitor North Korean military activity
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy January 27, 2023
US-ROK forces carry out anti-nuclear weapon drills near North Korean border

US-ROK forces carry out anti-nuclear weapon drills near North Korean border

Allies’ ‘sub-terranean training’ seeks to boost combined combat readiness and operations, US military says

US-ROK forces carry out anti-nuclear weapon drills near North Korean border
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy January 26, 2023
UN Command says both Koreas violated armistice with drone intrusions

UN Command says both Koreas violated armistice with drone intrusions

Finding comes after North Korea flew 5 drones into ROK territory last month and South sent a drone over border in reply

UN Command says both Koreas violated armistice with drone intrusions
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy January 26, 2023
No need for full-time North Korea envoy without ‘active diplomacy,’ US says

No need for full-time North Korea envoy without ‘active diplomacy,’ US says

State Department reiterates willingness to engage with Pyongyang on denuclearization but says DPRK remains unresponsive

No need for full-time North Korea envoy without ‘active diplomacy,’ US says
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy January 25, 2023
Time running out for inter-Korean family reunions, ROK official warns

Time running out for inter-Korean family reunions, ROK official warns

Government data shows thousands of South Koreans died last year without meeting long-lost loved ones in the North

Time running out for inter-Korean family reunions, ROK official warns
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy January 23, 2023
US launches private sponsorship program for refugees, including North Koreans

US launches private sponsorship program for refugees, including North Koreans

State Department says defectors referred by UN would be eligible, though only 224 have settled in US since 2004

US launches private sponsorship program for refugees, including North Koreans
Shreyas Reddy
Shreyas Reddy January 20, 2023
Seoul to allow private groups to interview new North Korean defectors again

Seoul to allow private groups to interview new North Korean defectors again

Nonprofit calls move a ‘positive’ sign but says details unclear, two years after ROK cut access to resettlement center

Seoul to allow private groups to interview new North Korean defectors again
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Shreyas Reddy January 19, 2023
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