June 20, 2021

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Hamish Macdonald

Hamish Macdonald

Hamish Macdonald is an Associate Fellow at RUSI working on Project SANDSTONE and formerly a journalist and researcher who has focused uniquely on North Korea related topics and affairs. He was previously the COO of the Korea Risk Group, which produces the NK News and NK Pro. Specialising in this area, his investigations covered topics including North Korean sanctions evasion activities, domestic economic development and human rights.

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France secures two new North Korean humanitarian exemptions at UNSC

Exemptions represent the ninth and tenth such approvals issued last month

Author Image Hamish Macdonald February 14, 2019
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Upgrades to N. Korea’s Masikryong ski resort nearing completion, images suggest

New accommodation to be for "locals only," source says

Author Image Hamish Macdonald February 12, 2019
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Chinese state-owned firms linked to illicit North Korean network: report

Royal United Services Institute research reveals SOE connections to DPRK arms smuggling

Author Image Hamish Macdonald February 8, 2019
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IFRC granted humanitarian exemption for North Korea shipments

Move represented the eighth such exemption granted in January

Author Image Hamish Macdonald February 8, 2019
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IOC to convene inter-Korean meeting to discuss joint Olympic, sports events

Meeting to take place one year since PyeongChang Olympic Games

Author Image Hamish Macdonald February 7, 2019
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Russia to repatriate all N. Korean workers by end of 2019, labor minister affirms

Moscow commits to "international obligations," though questions about its compliance remain

Author Image Hamish Macdonald February 6, 2019
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President Trump ready to end the Korean War, Biegun says

In talk at Stanford, Special Representative stresses U.S. "not seeking to topple the regime"

Author Image Hamish Macdonald January 31, 2019
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Cosmetics company fined almost USD$1 million for North Korea sanctions violation

U.S.-based group made a voluntary disclosure of violations once discovered

Author Image Hamish Macdonald January 31, 2019
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Pyongyang petrol prices fall to lowest levels since April 2017: data

Cost of diesel remains stable, however

Author Image Hamish Macdonald January 30, 2019
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DOJ details efforts to map, disrupt North Korean hacking activities

U.S. law enforcement is contacting individuals with computers infected by DPRK malware

Author Image Hamish Macdonald January 30, 2019
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