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July 24, 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 Treasury names 490 North Korea-linked entities in new regulatory prohibitions

Move retroactively signals that certain individuals cannot do business with the 490, per an April revision to the NKSR

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyOctober 22, 2020
News

Unusually quiet ports before and after North Korea’s major Oct. 10 holiday

Chinese fishing season dominates the DPRK’s west coast, but at least one very suspicious vessel was spotted in the east

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyOctober 21, 2020
News

North Korean group accused of phishing attack against Russian defense industry

A Russian researcher attributed more 2020 phishing attempts to a North Korea-linked group called Kimsuky

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyOctober 20, 2020
News

Bribes, beatings, forced confessions: Report shows horrors of North Korean jails

A new Human Rights Watch report recounts human rights abuses in North Korean pre-trial detention

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyOctober 19, 2020
News

North Korea slams ‘The Mole’ documentary as ‘nonsense’ and demands raw footage

North Korea’s Embassy in Stockholm is calling out the documentary series in a privately circulated note seen by NK News

Kelly KasulisKelly Kasulis | Min Chao ChoyOctober 16, 2020
News

North Korea spent $965,000 on a mysterious Russian item in August: Trade data

Aside from the mystery item category, the DPRK also spent serious cash on two powerful turbine engines

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyOctober 15, 2020
Analysis

Is the North Korean arms deal in new documentary ‘The Mole’ typical, or a scam?

Differences with how North Korea normally does its arms dealing have the expert community raising eyebrows

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyOctober 14, 2020
News

Singaporean given 3 weeks of jail for luxury goods smuggling to North Korea

Chong “Richard” Hock Yen is third to face Singaporean jail for goods smuggling to DPRK, joining Leo Ng and Li Hyon

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyOctober 12, 2020
News

Photos: North Korea’s cinematic military parade was both high-tech and emotional

North Korea deployed new settings, new editing techniques and more to put together a “new genre” of state TV broadcasts

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyOctober 12, 2020
News

Filmmaker spends 10 years secretly recording North Korea’s shady dealings

“The Mole” shows DPRK officials trying to sell weapons and drug ingredients through the Korean Friendship Association

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyOctober 11, 2020
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