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Why some countries welcome North Korean laborers despite the sanctions risks
Analysis

Why some countries welcome North Korean laborers despite the sanctions risks

States evaluate benefits of hosting DPRK workers differently depending on need for labor, costs of punishment and more

Why some countries welcome North Korean laborers despite the sanctions risks
Peter WardPeter Ward April 30, 2024
China knows North Korea needs it most, despite conspicuous Russia-DPRK ties
Analysis

China knows North Korea needs it most, despite conspicuous Russia-DPRK ties

Indicators show DPRK and China have quietly advanced ties amid uproar over Russia arms trade since start of Ukraine war

China knows North Korea needs it most, despite conspicuous Russia-DPRK ties
Gabriela BernalGabriela Bernal April 29, 2024
Chinese shipyard hosts cargo vessel linked to North Korea-Russia arms trade
News

Chinese shipyard hosts cargo vessel linked to North Korea-Russia arms trade

Expert says shipyard likely violated sanctions and could face punitive actions after Russian ship Angara moored there

Chinese shipyard hosts cargo vessel linked to North Korea-Russia arms trade
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin April 26, 2024
Kim Jong Un rolls up with six new Toyota SUVs in convoy at latest appearance
News

Kim Jong Un rolls up with six new Toyota SUVs in convoy at latest appearance

Acquisition of customized Japanese vehicles is another demonstration of North Korea’s ability to evade sanctions

Kim Jong Un rolls up with six new Toyota SUVs in convoy at latest appearance
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko | Joe Smith April 26, 2024
What North Korea stands to gain — and lose — by sending workers overseas
Analysis

What North Korea stands to gain — and lose — by sending workers overseas

While the earning potential is lucrative for the regime, there are also many risks that come with exporting laborers

What North Korea stands to gain — and lose — by sending workers overseas
Peter WardPeter Ward April 26, 2024
North Korea blasts US for seeking alternatives to UN sanctions panel
News

North Korea blasts US for seeking alternatives to UN sanctions panel

Statement comes after US signaled it was exploring new options ahead of expected end of Panel of Experts on April 30

North Korea blasts US for seeking alternatives to UN sanctions panel
Joe SmithJoe Smith April 25, 2024
‘Invincible’ production company denies North Korean involvement with TV series
News

‘Invincible’ production company denies North Korean involvement with TV series

Skybound Entertainment is conducting review after sketch for series was allegedly found on cloud server linked to DPRK

‘Invincible’ production company denies North Korean involvement with TV series
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer April 22, 2024
North Korea-China wig and hair trade grows to new lengths in March
News

North Korea-China wig and hair trade grows to new lengths in March

Data shows the DPRK appears to have resumed sanctioned trade with China with import of cameras and computers

North Korea-China wig and hair trade grows to new lengths in March
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin April 22, 2024
WHO, UNICEF receive approval to send disaster and vaccine aid to North Korea
News

WHO, UNICEF receive approval to send disaster and vaccine aid to North Korea

UN grants sanctions exemption for delivery of over $170K in supplies, even as DPRK continues to shut out aid groups

WHO, UNICEF receive approval to send disaster and vaccine aid to North Korea
Alannah HillAlannah Hill April 19, 2024
North Korean oil tanker appears to pose as freighter in identity-spoofing scheme
News

North Korean oil tanker appears to pose as freighter in identity-spoofing scheme

Sanctioned Nam Dae Bong broadcast from locations thousands of miles away in possible attempt to conceal illicit activity

North Korean oil tanker appears to pose as freighter in identity-spoofing scheme
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin April 18, 2024
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