Mongolian front companies help fuel DPRK nuke program

Mongolian front companies help fuel DPRK nuke program

Since 2017, The United Nations has listed coal amongst the goods and services sanctioned against the DPRK. The Security Council…
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DPRK & state sponsored cyber crime

DPRK & state sponsored cyber crime

An ever-changing global climate forces people, organizations and countries to consistently adapt to new challenges and explore new opportunities in…
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DPRK coal trade with China still burning

DPRK coal trade with China still burning

Our regular readers will be aware from previous Pyongyang Papers reports that coal is a major generator of revenue for…
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Black market rhino horn help boost DPRK weapons program

Black market rhino horn help boost DPRK weapons program

Unfortunately, here at Pyongyang Papers we have come to expect to hear of the DPRK and its co-conspirators committing acts…
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DPRK continue to conduct graphite deals with China

DPRK continue to conduct graphite deals with China

It has been widely reported that the DPRK enforced strict border closures throughout 2020 and 2021 to stop the spread…
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Sand continues to shift between North Korea and China

Sand continues to shift between North Korea and China

Whether working to smuggle luxury goods, refined petroleum, or its most lucrative export – coal- the DPRK’s maritime vessels have…
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DPRK continue to break sanctions in Africa, but at what cost for its own citizens?

DPRK continue to break sanctions in Africa, but at what cost for its own citizens?

As seen many times recently, North Korea is continuing to develop and test missiles at an alarming rate. If the…
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The hermit state and its shell companies

The hermit state and its shell companies

It is well documented that the DPRK regime and its associates across the world use ever changing methods to evade…
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China in hot water over sand deal with North Korea

China in hot water over sand deal with North Korea

The totalitarian state of North Korea is renowned for conducting illicit activities and trade deals in order to continue funding…
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DPRK doctors operate around sanctions

DPRK doctors operate around sanctions

It seems that DPRK medical staff are still trading in Africa, this time in Ghana! Partnerships have been formed between…
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U.S. warns against inadvertently hiring North Korean IT workers earning money for the government
https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/us-warns-against-inadvertently-hiring-north-korean-it-workers-2022-05-16/

DEVELOPING STORY: North Korea launched a ballistic missile into the East Sea on Thursday, the same day it announced its outbreak of COVID-19.

This marks the DPRK’s 15th missile test this year and the first since President Yoon Suk-yeol came into office.
https://www.nknews.org/2022/05/north-korea-launches-unidentified-ballistic-missile-towards-east-sea-seoul-says/?t=1660125212104

#UN Security Council due to meet Wednesday on #NorthKorea, say diplomats https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/un-security-council-due-meet-wednesday-north-korea-say-diplomats-2022-05-09/

#NorthKorea launched a suspected ballistic missile on Wednesday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, days after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to speed up the development of his nuclear weapons “at the fastest possible pace”
https://apnews.com/article/business-south-korea-north-joint-chiefs-of-staff-2eac31a0a9f75727ff6459f7f2841b25

Beijing concerned with rising #NorthKorea tensions, envoy says in Seoul https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/beijing-concerned-with-rising-north-korea-tensions-envoy-says-seoul-2022-05-02/

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