September 25, 2020

Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

Singaporean man admits to selling $580K of illegal luxury goods to North Korea

Singaporean director implicated in illegal luxury goods exports between 2010-2016

Chad O'Carroll September 17, 2020

South Korean governor pushes for joint healthcare center in North Korea

Gyeonggi Province Gov. Lee Jae-myung pitched the idea once again — this time with two potential locations in mind

Jeongmin Kim September 17, 2020

A $75 million luxury North Korean golf course shut down six weeks after opening

The Ananti Golf Resort was built in North Korea’s beautiful Mount Kumgang region — but it abruptly closed in 2008

Chad O'Carroll September 17, 2020

US charges North Korean father-daughter team with fraud and money laundering

One of the North Koreans charged was once a suspect in Kim Jong Nam’s assassination

Min Chao Choy September 13, 2020

Top officials of the two Koreas and US virtually attend ASEAN Regional Forum

North Korean ambassador to Indonesia An Kwang Il attended in place of foreign minister Ri Son Gwon

Jeongmin Kim September 12, 2020

US accuses two HK firms of selling $300M+ of American tech to North Korea

Couple used front companies to acquire millions of dollars worth of U.S. telecommunications equipment for North Korea

Min Chao Choy September 12, 2020

North Korea once again touts its national space program and satellite launches 

Pyongyang is increasingly promoting its space sector, possibly hinting at another planned launch in the near future

Colin Zwirko September 7, 2020

Why North Korea may be on the brink of another deadly ‘Arduous March’ famine

Sanctions, flooding, COVID-19 and other 2020 conditions look eerily similar to what caused the devastating 1990s famine

James Fretwell September 4, 2020

South Koreans fined for illegally purchasing North Korean art in Pyongyang

Tourists fined after buying art from the sanctioned Mansudae Art Studio in Pyongyang, an unpublished U.N. report shows

Chad O'Carroll September 3, 2020

North Korea must return to talks for a ‘brighter future,’ US official says

The US will take “strong actions” to show that missile launch “blackmail” doesn’t work, David Stilwell says

Jeongmin Kim September 3, 2020
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