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July 15, 2024

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Min Chao Choy

Min Chao Choy

Min Chao Choy is a data journalist for NK News and NK Pro. Choy specializes in news and analysis relating to DPRK shipping and aviation movements, sanctions, and cyber-security.

News

US sanctions British and Vietnamese firms, North Korean coal-smuggling ships

OFAC also designated Chinese and Hong Kong companies, ultimately calling on China to fully enforce U.N. sanctions

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyDecember 9, 2020
News

North Korean defector-politician hit with two mysterious hacking attempts

National Assembly lawmaker Ji Seong-ho’s office has received at least two phishing emails in the last month

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyDecember 8, 2020
Analysis

The Lazarus hack that wasn’t: Why it’s hard to catch North Korean cyber crooks

Why linking cyber attacks to hacking groups and nation states is risky and often goes wrong

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyDecember 7, 2020
News

North Korea watchers can now search sanctions with ‘one stop shop’ platform

C4ADS’ newly revamped Sanctions Explorer offers searchable database of entities and sanctions updates over time

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyDecember 4, 2020
Analysis

As diplomacy with North Korea falls apart, the US focuses on calling out China

Washington is returning to its old playbook of treating North Korea like a subset of China policy, experts say

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyDecember 3, 2020
News

North Korean ships loiter at ports as the country grapples with COVID-19 anxiety

North Korea’s fleets idle in mid-to-late November, all while Chinese ships swarm the Yellow Sea for fishing

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyDecember 1, 2020
News

COVID-19 impacting North Korea-China trade more than 2017 sanctions, report says

Total trade with China from January to September fell 73% compared to same 2019 period, according to KITA

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyNovember 27, 2020
News

North Korea’s trade with China is in freefall, rapidly approaching zero: Customs

No food or medicine imports, only electricity and textiles likely destined for re-export as clothes

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyNovember 25, 2020
Analysis

Empty shelves and food shortages: Why things are looking grim in North Korea

Trade data suggests that the DPRK is suffering from a massive trade crash as it protects itself from COVID-19

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyNovember 23, 2020
News

Antony Blinken, vocal critic of Trump’s DPRK policy, named US secretary of state

Biden is expected to formally announce Blinken’s appointment on Tuesday, several U.S. news organizations reported

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyNovember 23, 2020
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