April 19, 2021

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Chad O'Carroll

Chad O'Carroll

Chad O’Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.

Evergreen

North Korean conglomerate faces serious fallout after deadly bus accident

Korea Kumgang Group appears to have downsized or shut down completely after a once-successful run

Author Image Chad O'Carroll| Colin Zwirko March 29, 2021
News

North Korea fired off two missiles in first-known test since Biden took office

Some experts say that North Korea is trying to lightly provoke the US. Others say the tests have no hidden message.

Author Image Chad O'Carroll March 23, 2021
News

Malaysia expels North Korean diplomats, formally closes its embassy in Pyongyang

Rapid decay of DPRK-Malaysia ties follows extradition of North Korean citizen to the United States

Author Image Chad O'Carroll March 19, 2021
News

No UN or NGO workers left in North Korea after more expats depart Pyongyang

The loss of humanitarian workers could have a massive effect on North Korea in the near future

Author Image Chad O'Carroll March 18, 2021
Analysis

China’s new domestic vaccine mandate could devastate future North Korea travel

Beijing announced that visa applicants will have to be inoculated with a Chinese-made vaccine

Author Image Chad O'Carroll March 18, 2021
News

North Korea calls Biden outreach a ‘cheap trick,’ vows to ignore future attempts

Top diplomat says North Korea will ignore US outreach until Washington “rolls back its hostile policy”

News

North Korea may test improved ICBM design ‘in near future’: US Air Force General

Threat of a test has increased following Kim Jong Un remarks about moratoria and reveal of new ICBM design

Author Image Chad O'Carroll March 16, 2021
COVID-19

North Korea orders foreigners in Pyongyang to stay indoors amid dust storm fears

Expats in Pyongyang received warning call late on Monday evening, sources say

Author Image Chad O'Carroll March 16, 2021
NK PRO
Analysis

Biden’s North Korea outreach failed. Now, prospects for talks are even bleaker.

Biden’s busy agenda, lessons learned from the Trump era and COVID-19 make renewed U.S.-DPRK talks very unlikely

Author Image Chad O'Carroll March 15, 2021
News

‘Quad’ leaders commit to North Korea denuclearization, but not peninsula peace

Inclusion of abductee issue likely reflects Japanese language requests, says Vipin Narang

Author Image Chad O'Carroll March 12, 2021