July 02, 2020

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Chad O'Carroll

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

Analysis

COVID-19 in North Korea: an overview of the current situation

Pyongyang officially claims no infections within its territory, and has taken strict steps to stave off an outbreak

Chad O'Carroll March 26, 2020
News

Kim Jong Un spotted using armored Lexus luxury sedan

Vehicle features custom B6-level heavy-armor protection, expert says

Chad O'Carroll March 18, 2020
News

Sputnik Bank “ready to offer its services” to renew North Korea banking channel

Efforts necessary to find a non-sanctioned partner financial institution in the DPRK

Chad O'Carroll March 5, 2020
COVID-19

Some European missions in Pyongyang to temporarily close amid coronavirus fears

Personnel from multiple missions to fly out via Vladivostok on Air Koryo flight next week

Chad O'Carroll February 27, 2020
News

North Korean work to connect China’s “bridge to nowhere” slows down: imagery

Satellite imagery shows hardened-dirt roadway to Sinuiju infrastructure is complete, but awaiting asphalt

Chad O'Carroll February 27, 2020
News

United Nations still absent working banking channel to North Korea

Last time UN was able to remit cash to agencies working in DPRK was 2018

Chad O'Carroll February 20, 2020
News

North Korean restaurants in Dubai shut-down, “temporarily” close

All three DPRK restaurants in the United Arab Emirates appear to have shut down

Chad O'Carroll February 18, 2020
COVID-19

North Korea gas prices increase sharply amid coronavirus measures: data

Daily NK data shows sharp increase, while NK Pro data remains mostly static

Chad O'Carroll February 7, 2020
Analysis

North Korea moves to prevent the spread of coronavirus: what we know so far

The economy and humanitarian efforts will likely be affected by strict restrictions on travel in and out of the country

Chad O'Carroll February 4, 2020
News

North Korean managers and workers mostly leave Dandong businesses, photos show

Photos, reports collected by NK Pro shows that most businesses have shut-down, though some workers allegedly remain

Chad O'Carroll January 27, 2020
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