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US hits North Korean official and Chinese firms with non-proliferation measures
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US hits North Korean official and Chinese firms with non-proliferation measures

The State Department’s Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation last targeted a DPRK individual in 2016

US hits North Korean official and Chinese firms with non-proliferation measures
Min Chao ChoyMin Chao Choy January 25, 2021
China, Russia finally agree with UN on conversion rate for North Korean fuel cap
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China, Russia finally agree with UN on conversion rate for North Korean fuel cap

The U.N. sanctions committee will now be able to more accurately monitor how much fuel is going into the DPRK

China, Russia finally agree with UN on conversion rate for North Korean fuel cap
Min Chao ChoyMin Chao Choy January 22, 2021
Chinese ships in North Korea drop by 30% after years of rampant, illegal fishing
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Chinese ships in North Korea drop by 30% after years of rampant, illegal fishing

U.N. sanctions didn’t stop Chinese ships from plucking North Korean squid, but a new report suggests that COVID-19 did

Chinese ships in North Korea drop by 30% after years of rampant, illegal fishing
Min Chao ChoyMin Chao Choy January 21, 2021
With Trump gone, Moon hopes to fix the diplomatic deadlock with North Korea
COVID-19

With Trump gone, Moon hopes to fix the diplomatic deadlock with North Korea

On Biden’s first day, South Korea’s president urged him to help undo the Hanoi Summit’s long-lasting effects

With Trump gone, Moon hopes to fix the diplomatic deadlock with North Korea
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim January 21, 2021
Biden’s secretary of state nominee vows to ‘increase pressure’ on North Korea
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Biden’s secretary of state nominee vows to ‘increase pressure’ on North Korea

Antony Blinken said he’s “reviewing options” on North Korea, which he calls a “hard problem” that’s “getting worse”

Biden’s secretary of state nominee vows to ‘increase pressure’ on North Korea
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim January 20, 2021
Cigarette paper sales to North Korea go up in smoke with $2.5 million in fines
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Cigarette paper sales to North Korea go up in smoke with $2.5 million in fines

An Indonesian firm was hit with two back-to-back fines for violating sanctions with cigarette papers

Cigarette paper sales to North Korea go up in smoke with $2.5 million in fines
Min Chao ChoyMin Chao Choy January 18, 2021
Biden is about to be president, and Moon wants him to undo Trump’s mistakes
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Biden is about to be president, and Moon wants him to undo Trump’s mistakes

In a New Year’s press conference, President Moon Jae-in says Kim Jong Un is willing to continue denuclearization talks

Biden is about to be president, and Moon wants him to undo Trump’s mistakes
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim January 18, 2021
Indonesian company fined $1 million for selling cigarette papers to North Korea
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Indonesian company fined $1 million for selling cigarette papers to North Korea

U.S. Treasury fined the paper manufacturer for violating sanctions using 28 separate U.S. dollar wire transfers

Indonesian company fined $1 million for selling cigarette papers to North Korea
Min Chao ChoyMin Chao Choy January 15, 2021
Recap: Top moments at North Korea’s Eighth Party Congress
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Recap: Top moments at North Korea’s Eighth Party Congress

The eight-day-long event went over failures of the last five years and clarified social, economic and military plans

Recap: Top moments at North Korea’s Eighth Party Congress
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko January 15, 2021
A newly-declassified document underscores Trump’s North Korea failures
Analysis

A newly-declassified document underscores Trump’s North Korea failures

The U.S. wanted to convince North Korea that it doesn’t need nukes, but Kim is far from persuaded

A newly-declassified document underscores Trump’s North Korea failures
James FretwellJames Fretwell January 15, 2021