Revealed: Secretive Singapore company behind Pyongyang’s luxury goods stores
OCN (S) Pte and partners providing N. Korea’s elites with top-of-the-range products, evidence shows
The Singaporean company behind a major new commercial development in Pyongyang has ties to North Korea’s Office 39 and has provided banned luxury goods for sale in the country in violation of international sanctions, according to multiple sources and photos obtained by NK Pro.
NK Pro first reported on OCN (S) Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based trading company, in 2016 after it was linked to a 24-story, gold-clad tower under construction along the banks of Pyongyang’s Taedong River. Following the publication of NK Pro’s article about the property, OCN denied any link to the building, and later