December 01, 2022

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Information related to companies trading in and out of North Korea

New soju spotted in North Korea, latest addition to diverse liquor market

New soju spotted in North Korea, latest addition to diverse liquor market

Recent photos show new 30% blend for sale in Pyongyang despite domestic economic difficulties due to pandemic

New soju spotted in North Korea, latest addition to diverse liquor market
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 4, 2022
North Koreans pose as software developers to infiltrate tech companies: Report
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North Koreans pose as software developers to infiltrate tech companies: Report

Cybersecurity firm says ‘DPRK personas’ appeared to apply for cryptocurrency jobs in effort to raise funds for regime

North Koreans pose as software developers to infiltrate tech companies: Report
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell August 3, 2022
How Kim Jong Un created space for North Korean firms to set prices — with limits
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How Kim Jong Un created space for North Korean firms to set prices — with limits

Documents show DPRK leader reinstated agreed price system his father rolled back but stopped short of true free market

How Kim Jong Un created space for North Korean firms to set prices — with limits
Peter Ward
Peter Ward August 2, 2022
How ride-sharing services like Uber could end Seoul’s dire taxi shortage
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How ride-sharing services like Uber could end Seoul’s dire taxi shortage

Drivers aren’t returning after industry exodus during pandemic, leaving people stranded even in city center at night

How ride-sharing services like Uber could end Seoul’s dire taxi shortage
Sooyoung Oh
Sooyoung Oh July 26, 2022
North Korea flexes foreign networks to acquire new cargo ship: Investigation
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North Korea flexes foreign networks to acquire new cargo ship: Investigation

Latest purchase to bolster merchant fleet once again demonstrates DPRK’s ability to evade UN sanctions, expert says

North Korea flexes foreign networks to acquire new cargo ship: Investigation
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell July 26, 2022
Semiconductor wars: South Korea puts chips at center of national security
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Semiconductor wars: South Korea puts chips at center of national security

New President Yoon Suk-yeol seeks to boost domestic production to shield against future supply chain shocks

Semiconductor wars: South Korea puts chips at center of national security
Kangkyu Lee
Kangkyu Lee July 22, 2022
How North Korean businesses skirted state-set price controls to survive
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How North Korean businesses skirted state-set price controls to survive

Collapse of Soviet Union led Pyongyang to create markets for enterprises to trade, but a backlash rolled back reforms

How North Korean businesses skirted state-set price controls to survive
Peter Ward
Peter Ward July 21, 2022
North Korea likely acquired ship that sailed from Busan to Nampho: Investigation
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North Korea likely acquired ship that sailed from Busan to Nampho: Investigation

Expert says vessel’s new flag and owner suggest DPRK leveraged companies and foreign nationals to evade sanctions

North Korea likely acquired ship that sailed from Busan to Nampho: Investigation
How foreign firms thrive in South Korea’s startup ecosystem
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How foreign firms thrive in South Korea’s startup ecosystem

Lower labor costs, highly skilled workforce create opportunities for success — if you know where to look

How foreign firms thrive in South Korea’s startup ecosystem
Daniel Tudor
Daniel Tudor July 6, 2022
South Korea blasts off into space without clear vision for where it’s going
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South Korea blasts off into space without clear vision for where it’s going

Despite ambitions to explore final frontier, Seoul’s investment into its space program lags far behind

South Korea blasts off into space without clear vision for where it’s going
Karl Friedhoff
Karl Friedhoff July 5, 2022
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