August 17, 2022

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Oliver Hotham

Oliver Hotham was an NK News contributor based in Seoul, South Korea. Follow him on Twitter @oliverhotham.

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North Korean football player set to earn $5 million playing for Qatari team

Contract with Al-Duhail Sports Club, revealed in U.N. report, may make Han Kwang Song one of the DPRK's richest athletes

Oliver HothamOliver HothamAugust 5, 2020
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North Korea continuing ‘intense’ development of ballistic missiles, nukes: UN

U.N. panel report details ongoing sanctions evasion, illicit exports of coal by Pyongyang

Oliver HothamOliver HothamAugust 4, 2020
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North Korea appoints long-time diplomat in China as new vice foreign minister

Pak Myong Ho previously worked as a minister at the DPRK embassy in Beijing

Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko | Oliver HothamJuly 16, 2020
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“Being in North Korea”: teaching business in the world’s last Stalinist state

A new book details the trials and tribulations of on-the-ground engagement in the DPRK

Oliver HothamOliver HothamJuly 15, 2020
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North Korea warns UK will “pay the price” for new human rights sanctions

Foreign ministry condemns "puppet" British government for recent designation of DPRK security, police forces

Oliver HothamOliver HothamJuly 11, 2020
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UK sanctions North Korean state security, police for human rights abuses

Britain slaps asset freezes on DPRK ministries of State Security and People’s Security in first post-Brexit sanctions

Oliver HothamOliver HothamJuly 6, 2020
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Defiant activist promises to continue leaflet launches to North Korea

Controversial launches will continue as long as North Korea "threatens" the South, says defector-activist Park Sang-hak

Oliver HothamOliver HothamJuly 6, 2020
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North Korea has no interest in more talks with the U.S., senior diplomat says

First vice foreign minister says Pyongyang now unwavering in plan to deal with "long-term threat" from Washington

Oliver HothamOliver HothamJuly 4, 2020
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Russian ambassador dismisses “baseless” rumors about Kim Jong Un’s health

No signs of anything unusual happening in North Korea, Russia's top diplomat in Pyongyang tells TASS

Oliver HothamOliver HothamJune 30, 2020
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Door still open to diplomacy with North Korea, top U.S. envoy says

Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun said economic pressure could bring Pyongyang back to the negotiation table

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