May 25, 2024

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Ethan Jewell

Ethan Jewell

Ethan Jewell is a Seoul-based correspondent for NK News focused on sanctions, trade and maritime issues. He previously worked as an investigations and intelligence specialist for Pinkerton Comprehensive Risk Management and as a research intern for the Brookings Institution's Center for East Asia Policy Studies.

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Australian warship embarks on North Korea sanctions mission: Canberra

HMAS Arunta’s deployment part of efforts to surveil vessels that help DPRK to smuggle coal, oil and other goods

Ethan JewellEthan JewellOctober 31, 2022
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Taiwanese man sentenced to prison for smuggling 3K tons of oil to North Korea

Huang Wang Ken faces year behind bars after court says he ‘seriously damaged’ Taiwan’s reputation with 2018 oil transfer

Ethan JewellEthan JewellOctober 28, 2022
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Beijing doesn’t ‘condone’ talk of South Korea developing nukes: Chinese envoy

China’s top diplomat in Seoul calls for ‘denuclearization and peaceful negotiation’ after North Korean missile tests

Ethan JewellEthan JewellOctober 26, 2022
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Tobacco imports drive North Korea’s biggest trading month with China in years

DPRK prioritizes cigarettes over medicine and food in September, while buying more face masks than during COVID outbreak

Ethan JewellEthan JewellOctober 25, 2022
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ROK joins US-led cyber drill for first time as allies fight North Korean attacks

Multilateral Cyber Flag exercise comes after Seoul and Washington pledged to step up coordination in cyberspace

Ethan JewellEthan JewellOctober 25, 2022
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Chinese exports to North Korea hit high water mark for pandemic trade: Data

DPRK imports over $90 million worth of goods from benefactor in September as trade recovers following COVID outbreak

Ethan JewellEthan JewellOctober 24, 2022
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Kim Jong Un lauds Xi Jinping’s grip on power, sees ‘beautiful future’ together

Expert says Pyongyang’s praise of Chinese leader could preface nuclear test, other military actions

Ethan JewellEthan JewellOctober 24, 2022
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US strategic bombers land in Guam after series of North Korean missile tests

Pentagon says B-1Bs 'send a message' to deter provocations, in second known deployment to region this year

Ethan JewellEthan JewellOctober 21, 2022
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Japan sanctions 5 North Korean companies, following US and South Korea’s lead

Measures signal US and allies are coordinating on unilateral sanctions amid UN Security Council deadlock, expert says

Ethan JewellEthan Jewell | Ifang BremerOctober 19, 2022
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North Korea behind years of cyberattacks against Japanese crypto firms: Tokyo

Japanese police say attacks show fingerprints of DPRK-linked Lazarus Group like spear-phishing and social engineering

Ethan JewellEthan JewellOctober 17, 2022
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