May 17, 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.

News

Compared to 2016, North Korea quiet ahead of upcoming Party Congress

Run-up to 2016 Party Congress saw a flurry of missile tests, provincial votes, foreign delegations and more

Author Image Chad O'Carroll December 24, 2020
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Nearly five years later, high rises near Kim Il Sung square are still unfinished

Recent ground-level photos show that central Pyongyang apartments remain incomplete

Author Image Chad O'Carroll December 23, 2020
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Singaporean breached North Korea sanctions with bulk exports of Pokka coffee

Pokka Singapore denies connection with recently jailed Lim “William” Cheng Hwee and SINSMS freight-forwarding company

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North Korea reveals controversial plans to redevelop Kumgang tourist area

Kim Jong Un called for the removal and replacement of South Korean facilities at the Kumgang tourist area in Oct. 2019

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Despite complaints, UN can’t agree on new North Korea sanctions designations

German chair of the U.N. 1718 Sanctions Committee speaks on the challenges North Korea sanctions face

Author Image Chad O'Carroll December 19, 2020
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Don’t expect borders to reopen until COVID-19 ends, DPRK foreign ministry says

North Korea tells remaining foreign missions they should leave soon, as no relief for staff rotations is planned

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Analysis

North Korea wants an EU embassy, but France and Belgium won’t let that happen

Despite Pyongyang’s wishes, Paris and Brussels are preventing it from cementing diplomatic relations agreed to in 2001

Author Image Chad O'Carroll December 16, 2020
News

Singaporean company director jailed for selling alcohol to North Korea

Director of company sanctioned by Treasury is jailed for two months, wife charged with financial penalty

Author Image Chad O'Carroll December 14, 2020
COVID-19

‘Don’t play with snow’: North Korea warns foreigners ahead of a COVID-19 winter

Requirement part of "ultra-level" anti-COVID-19 rules currently applied throughout North Korea

Author Image Chad O'Carroll December 13, 2020
News

YouTube deletes North Korean state media channel featuring vlogger Un A

Deletion is latest in apparent YouTube campaign to remove North Korea-linked channels

Author Image Chad O'Carroll December 11, 2020
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