January 18, 2022

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Missile tests, train shipments and redefection, oh my! – NKNews Podcast Ep. 218
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Missile tests, train shipments and redefection, oh my! – NKNews Podcast Ep. 218

The NK News team discusses the DPRK’s rapid series of missile launches, a dramatic border crossing and other recent news

Missile tests, train shipments and redefection, oh my! – NKNews Podcast Ep. 218
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News January 18, 2022
Train from China enters North Korean disinfection zone for first time: Imagery
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Train from China enters North Korean disinfection zone for first time: Imagery

Train appears to have arrived after crossing from China on Monday, revealing details about new import operation

Train from China enters North Korean disinfection zone for first time: Imagery
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 18, 2022
The new normal? Experts see little hope for full restart of North Korean trade
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The new normal? Experts see little hope for full restart of North Korean trade

Even after resumption of overland trade, erratic policy-making and new virus strains could reverse progress in 2022

The new normal? Experts see little hope for full restart of North Korean trade
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll | Ethan Jewell January 17, 2022
North Korea to allow imports via train from China in first since 2020: Sources

North Korea to allow imports via train from China in first since 2020: Sources

Train set to cross into North Korea on Monday as the country faces shortages from prolonged pandemic restrictions

North Korea to allow imports via train from China in first since 2020: Sources
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll | Colin Zwirko January 16, 2022
5 years in the dark: North Korean ship reappears at key Chinese coal terminal
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5 years in the dark: North Korean ship reappears at key Chinese coal terminal

Suspicious visit highlights China’s willingness to overlook sanctions violations, expert says

5 years in the dark: North Korean ship reappears at key Chinese coal terminal
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell January 14, 2022
New Chinese data law creates more headaches for ship trackers in 2022
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New Chinese data law creates more headaches for ship trackers in 2022

The law creates a ‘get-out-of-jail-free’ card for smugglers that hide AIS data, one expert said

New Chinese data law creates more headaches for ship trackers in 2022
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell January 9, 2022
UNICEF says aid has cleared North Korea quarantine, on its way for distribution

UNICEF says aid has cleared North Korea quarantine, on its way for distribution

The items were released after being stuck in DPRK port city for more than two months of quarantine

UNICEF says aid has cleared North Korea quarantine, on its way for distribution
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 7, 2022
North Korea’s fuel trade on pace to recover in 2022: Imagery
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North Korea’s fuel trade on pace to recover in 2022: Imagery

Over 1,300 satellite images show how Pyongyang’s fuel trade appeared to ramp up as 2021 came to a close

North Korea’s fuel trade on pace to recover in 2022: Imagery
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell January 7, 2022
4 flights, 48 defectors and 670K barrels of oil: North Korea’s 2021 in numbers
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4 flights, 48 defectors and 670K barrels of oil: North Korea’s 2021 in numbers

Data tells the story of a year in which DPRK retreated even further inward as the COVID-19 pandemic raged on

4 flights, 48 defectors and 670K barrels of oil: North Korea’s 2021 in numbers
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell January 5, 2022
North Korea’s main shipyard christens first known cargo ship in nearly 5 years

North Korea’s main shipyard christens first known cargo ship in nearly 5 years

The Jang Su San is only the third known vessel to originate from Ryongnam Shipyard

North Korea’s main shipyard christens first known cargo ship in nearly 5 years
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell December 24, 2021
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