January 20, 2022

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UN report paints web of connections between oil giant Winson and North Korea

UN report paints web of connections between oil giant Winson and North Korea

Front companies, individuals and ships tied to DPRK ship-to-ship transfers have links to Winson Group, PoE says

UN report paints web of connections between oil giant Winson and North Korea
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll October 5, 2021
A freewheeling, ‘Ask Me Anything’ special – NKNews Podcast Ep. 203
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A freewheeling, ‘Ask Me Anything’ special – NKNews Podcast Ep. 203

The NK News team joins host Jacco Zwetsloot to celebrate 200 podcast episodes and answer readers' questions

A freewheeling, ‘Ask Me Anything’ special – NKNews Podcast Ep. 203
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot October 5, 2021
North Korea in September 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in September 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from September 1, 2021 to September 30, 2021

North Korea in September 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro October 1, 2021
North Korea-China trade may be on the up and up, says South Korean association
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North Korea-China trade may be on the up and up, says South Korean association

Trade group says some DPRK factories are seeing pre-pandemic demand levels, though COVID still a limiting factor

North Korea-China trade may be on the up and up, says South Korean association
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell October 1, 2021
DPRK discusses laws on youth education, local development and economic planning

DPRK discusses laws on youth education, local development and economic planning

Top officials also call for execution of ‘recycling law’ to promote using resources and equipment available at home

DPRK discusses laws on youth education, local development and economic planning
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung | Won-Gi Jung September 28, 2021
A diplomat’s life: The pleasures of retail therapy in the North Korean capital

A diplomat’s life: The pleasures of retail therapy in the North Korean capital

A former diplomat in Pyongyang recounts the realities of shopping in the city and the propaganda purpose of many stores

A diplomat’s life: The pleasures of retail therapy in the North Korean capital
Taylor Darby
Taylor Darby September 27, 2021
G Wagon mystery: Where did North Korea get its luxury SUV?

G Wagon mystery: Where did North Korea get its luxury SUV?

Mercedes-Benz G-Class used as support vehicle for Kim Jong Un was briefly visible at the 2018 inter-Korean summit

G Wagon mystery: Where did North Korea get its luxury SUV?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 20, 2021
Changes to North Korea’s Foreign Trade Law point to tightening of state control
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Changes to North Korea’s Foreign Trade Law point to tightening of state control

Latest revisions amid pandemic lockdown also suggest efforts to diversify trade and protect domestic production

Changes to North Korea’s Foreign Trade Law point to tightening of state control
Martin Weiser
Martin Weiser September 20, 2021
US court sentences Canadian man for role in North Korean hacking scheme

US court sentences Canadian man for role in North Korean hacking scheme

Ghaleb Alaumary, who pled guilty to laundering funds from DPRK-linked online banking theft, received 11 years in prison

US court sentences Canadian man for role in North Korean hacking scheme
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 10, 2021
US blocks more than $31 million in North Korean assets

US blocks more than $31 million in North Korean assets

Treasury Department reports it froze funds in connection with US sanctions against state sponsors of terrorism

US blocks more than $31 million in North Korean assets
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 10, 2021
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