May 24, 2024

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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

North Korean hackers breached sensitive defense network at Russian firm

DPRK-linked Lazarus Group accessed restricted data by using “highly interesting technique,” according to Kaspersky

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyFebruary 26, 2021
Analysis

Two years later, Trump and Kim’s failed Hanoi summit casts a dark shadow

The U.S. and North Korea missed the chance to strike a deal, experts say — and that opportunity may never come back

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyFebruary 26, 2021
News

North Korean ships return to sea after a quiet COVID-19 winter

At least eight DPRK-flagged ships were active in Feb. 2021, as well as suspicious foreign-flagged ships

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyFebruary 22, 2021
News

Michael Elleman, a ‘top expert’ on North Korean weapons, dies at 62

Friends and colleagues remember Elleman as a “great teacher” who once inspected missiles for the U.N.

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyFebruary 22, 2021
News

Singapore dumped 4,632 boxes of red wine destined for North Korea

Authorities intercepted the shipment and customs destroyed in yet another crackdown on luxury goods

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyFebruary 19, 2021
News

North Korea is boldly flouting sanctions with ships full of illegal fuel

A draft U.N. report suggests that North Korean ships are disguising themselves with greater sophistication

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyFebruary 18, 2021
News

UN declares fuel conversion rate that can help squeeze North Korean nuke program

The new conversion rates end confusion over how much fuel China and Russia are officially exporting to the DPRK

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyFebruary 17, 2021
News

‘Presumed North Korean’ caught by South Korean military at inter-Korean border

The man was caught Tuesday morning and a probe is currently underway, Joint Chiefs of Staff says

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyFebruary 16, 2021
News

UN panel calls out North Korea for cyberattacks on defense industries

Draft report describes malicious emails to panel members and extended attacks against defense sector

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyFebruary 15, 2021
COVID-19

Data on COVID-19 tests in North Korea suggests rate is worryingly low: Expert

Epidemiologist says lack of numbers in DPRK reports to WHO since end of 2020 is “incredible”

Min Chao ChoyMin Chao ChoyFebruary 15, 2021
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