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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.

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After months of extreme quiet, North Korean ship traffic is back on the rise

Ships on the east coast might be moving goods around the country because summer typhoons destroyed key roads and bridges

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyNovember 20, 2020
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North Korean imports from Russia sink to yearly low in 2020, but exports rise

Drops and rises in trade data come amid North Korea's ongoing COVID-19 border lockdown

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyNovember 18, 2020
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Ten weeks later, a North Korean crew is still trapped on a ship in Russia

The Kalma 2 ship hit Russian shores during a September typhoon, and a deportation case could be complicating its release

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyNovember 18, 2020
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North Korean hackers broke into software used by banks and government agencies

Researchers “strongly attribute” the novel attack on a popular security software manager to the DPRK’s Lazarus Group

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyNovember 17, 2020
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Hacker poses as defector-politician Ji Seong-ho’s office in phishing attempt

The phishing email was sent to the president of the Unification Media Group

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyOctober 29, 2020
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US releases warning on North Korean hacking group just days before the election

CISA advises businesses and frequent targets in ROK, Japan and U.S. on common Kimsuky group tactics

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyOctober 28, 2020
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Chinese trade with North Korea painfully low in September, food imports bleak

Trade with China dropped 92% compared to the same period last year, largely due to COVID-19-related border closures

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyOctober 27, 2020
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North Korea likely violated sanctions with military parade drone from China

There are at least four ways DJI’s Mavic 2 drones from China could violate DPRK sanctions

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyOctober 26, 2020
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North Korea shows off new ‘Naenara 101’ smart tablet to citizens

The tablet boasts two SIM card slots, plus mobile network and wireless network connectivity

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyOctober 26, 2020
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Lawyer condemns police raid into North Korea friendship society leaders’ homes

Police investigating two NZ-DPRK Society leaders; lawyer claims it’s because they sent $2,000 to North Korea’s Red Cross

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyOctober 23, 2020
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