February 21, 2024

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Shreyas Reddy

Shreyas Reddy

Shreyas Reddy is a correspondent at NK News, based in Seoul. He previously worked as a researcher at BBC Monitoring, where his work focused on news and key people and organizations from the Korean Peninsula, Japan, Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Follow him on Twitter.

Analysis

State media review: North Korea set to open long-stalled hospital this year

An in-depth analysis of plans for DPRK’s ‘first’ modern general hospital, Japan’s removal of a Korean memorial and more

Analysis

North Korea’s crops saw on-year improvement in 2023, satellite data shows

Analysis is in line with DPRK leader Kim Jong Un’s claim that the country overcame food shortages last year

Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin | Shreyas ReddyFebruary 7, 2024
News

North Korean websites briefly go offline amid wave of internet strategy changes

Recurring outages of domestically hosted sites suggest wider changes amid policy shift, cybersecurity expert says

Shreyas ReddyShreyas ReddyFebruary 6, 2024
News

South Korea unveils new cyber strategy to counter North Korean threats

Move from defensive to offensive focus aligns with U.S. Cyber Kill Chain and relies on early intelligence, expert says

Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park | Shreyas ReddyFebruary 2, 2024
News

Global anti-doping body ends restrictions on North Korea after over two years

Removal of DPRK from list of noncompliant countries clears way for its athletes to compete under own flag at Olympics

Shreyas ReddyShreyas ReddyJanuary 30, 2024
News

North Korea threatens ‘ruthless punishment’ after first-ever US-ROK cyber drills

Pyongyang’s official news agency frames landmark exercise as part of US-led ‘war provocation moves’ to end Kim regime

Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park | Shreyas ReddyJanuary 29, 2024
News

Chinese sportswear firm to supply North Korean national soccer teams’ uniforms

Expert says deal could fall into sanctions gray area depending on how Beijing classifies ‘recreational sports equipment’

Shreyas ReddyShreyas ReddyJanuary 29, 2024
News

North Korean hackers stole $1 billion in cryptocurrency in 2023: Report

DPRK cybercriminals behind over half of all crypto stolen last year as annual haul marks country’s second-highest ever

Shreyas ReddyShreyas ReddyJanuary 25, 2024
News

Russian foreign minister evades topic of North Korea arms trade in interview

Moscow’s top diplomat challenged Washington to back up its claims of Russia-DPRK arms trade with evidence

Shreyas ReddyShreyas ReddyJanuary 25, 2024
News

North Korean sites experience outages amid campaign to overhaul web presence

Expert says DPRK may be making wider changes to its digital infrastructure in bid to unplug from global web

Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin | Shreyas ReddyJanuary 24, 2024
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