October 24, 2020

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Chad O'Carroll

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

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
Analysis

What North Korea’s Plenum now means for U.S. foreign policy

While a window of opportunity to turn things around remains, there is a very low chance it will be seized upon

Chad O'Carroll January 1, 2020
News

Prestigious Pyongyang shoe factory appears to be making inventory for export

Photos show labels in English and featuring international sizing measures

Chad O'Carroll December 27, 2019
Analysis

Photos of Air China refueling in Pyongyang raise questions about supply-lines

Despite sanctions and short route distance, Air China’s 737s regularly connect to Air Koryo fuel trucks

Chad O'Carroll| Jacob Fromer December 16, 2019
Analysis

Biegun arrives in Seoul: Last chance saloon for DPRK-U.S. negotiations?

Scene appears set for a final U.S. proposal to reboot talks before North Korea's deadline

Chad O'Carroll December 15, 2019
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