March 01, 2021

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Justin Rohrlich

Justin Rohrlich is an Emmy Award winning journalist with a keen interest in North Korean affairs

News

Singaporean at heart of NK Pro investigation charged with sanctions violations

OCN (S) Pte Ltd and T Specialist International under scrutiny for luxury goods exports to DPRK

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How NGOs in North Korea continue to face major sanctions-related hurdles

Leaked documents further reveal bureaucratic obstacles to aid work

Justin Rohrlich June 26, 2018
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Pyongyang on the Hudson? A Kim Il Sung birthday concert in New York

With DPRK officials in the crowd, the Ureuk Symphony Orchestra celebrated the Day of the Sun

Justin Rohrlich April 25, 2018
NK PRO
Analysis

Singaporean companies investigated for N. Korea luxury goods, financial sanctions: UN Report

UN Panel Report seen by NK Pro recommends two OCN affiliates for sanctions designation

Justin Rohrlich February 5, 2018
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Behind bars in North Korea: Pastor Lim’s long, dark night of the soul

Former detainee talks imprisonment in the DPRK - and his unexpected release in August

Justin Rohrlich November 27, 2017
NK PRO
Analysis

EXCLUSIVE: Singapore firm still denies links to North Korea, despite new evidence

Evidence links Singaporean firms to bank, luxury shops and 24 floor department store in North Korea

Justin Rohrlich August 30, 2017
NK PRO
Analysis

Revealed: Secretive Singapore company behind Pyongyang’s luxury goods stores

OCN (S) Pte and partners providing N. Korea’s elites with top-of-the-range products, evidence shows

Justin Rohrlich July 17, 2017
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Do North Korean missile and nuke tests affect the country’s tourism industry?

Tour company insiders reveal North Korea's provocations barely register on the ground

Justin Rohrlich May 19, 2017
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How sanctions are – and aren’t – affecting aid work in North Korea

Humanitarian impact may not be entirely due to sanctions, investigation shows

Justin Rohrlich August 31, 2016
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The great North Korean soju fiasco: Inside the curious case of Steve Park

New details from former partner shed further light on doomed ventures

Justin Rohrlich August 12, 2016
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