Seven Countries Join to Hunt Ships Smuggling Fuel to North Korea

A U.S. navy ship stationed in Japan will host a new multinational coalition that aims to better track ships bringing fuel to North Korea in violation of U.N. sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 14th, 2018

Inside The US-Led Operation To Bust North Korean Oil Smugglers On The High Seas

For the first time details of an extensive anti-smuggling surveillance operation involving eight United Nations member countries in the East China Sea, in waters near China and North Korea, have b.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 15th, 2019

North Korea Evades Sanctions With Elaborate Smuggling Strategy

Authored by Tsvetana Paraskova via, North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile program remains.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 14th, 2019

An ultra-Orthodox rabbi visited North Korea where practicing religion is punishable by death — here"s what he saw

Courtesy of Meir Alfasi Meir Alfasi is a rabbi, photographer, and former photojournalist who lives in Israel and has traveled to 80 countries. He spent five days in North Korea, where non-state-san.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 15th, 2019

A Perilous Journey to Escape Kim Jong Un"s North Korea

A father and son embarked last winter to defect from North Korea and join their family in Seoul, only to lose one another on a long and wrenching journey......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 21st, 2018

Koreas survey North"s railways in hopes of joining networks

South Korea has sent rail cars and dozens of officials to North Korea for joint surveys on northern railway sections the countries hope someday to connect with the South......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 29th, 2018

How North Korea uses ships to trick and trade

Defying tight sanctions, vessels linked to Pyongyang use a large toolbox of tactics to import and export goods like oil and coal—and keep North Korea’s economy afloat. Illustration: Crystal Tai.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 27th, 2018

South Korea ships tangerines to North, which sent mushrooms

South Korea has airlifted thousands of boxes of tangerines to North Korea in return for the North's large shipments of pine mushrooms in September......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 11th, 2018

US To Start "Disrupting" North Korean Oil Smuggling

Authored by Robert Wenzel via, Well, this sure is a fine way to attempt to ease tensions with North Korea... A.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 24th, 2018

Kim to visit Seoul as North, South Korea agree to steps toward peace

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit South Korea in the near future as the two countries announced steps t.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 19th, 2018

U.N. Cites New Evidence That North Korea Is Violating Sanctions

North Korea is poking significant holes in global economic sanctions, according to a new United Nations report that cites fresh evidence of illicit arms sales, disguised fuel shipments and outlawed financial dealings......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 16th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. sanctions Russian and Chinese tech firms it says are North Korean front companies

The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned two Russian and Chinese technology firms it said are front countries for North Korea.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 13th, 2018

The US sanctioned Chinese and Russian entities for helping North Korea cash in on its billion-dollar smuggling schemes

Thomson Reuters The US sanctioned Chinese and a Russian e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 16th, 2018

U.S. Blacklists Russian, Chinese Firms It Says Aided North Korean Shipments

The U.S. put Russia and China on notice that it is unhappy with their enforcement of sanctions on North Korea by taking action against companies in those countries it said aided North Korea’s shipping industry......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 15th, 2018

North Korea Warns U.S. of Difficulties Over Nuclear Deal

North Korea warned its nuclear agreement with President Trump “will face difficulties” unless the U.S. took steps to build trust between the two countries......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 4th, 2018

North Korea Warns U.S. of "Difficulties" Over Nuclear Deal

North Korea warned its nuclear agreement with President Trump “will face difficulties” unless the U.S. took steps to build trust between the two countries......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 4th, 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says North Korea is still producing nuclear bomb fuel

Leah Millis/Reuters Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said North Ko.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 25th, 2018

US warns of North Korea"s global outsourcing of forced labor

The Trump administration says North Korea may be evading U.S. and U.N. sanctions in more than 40 countries......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 25th, 2018

North Korea may be dodging UN sanctions again after fuel prices reportedly dropped by nearly half

Wong Maye-E G.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 24th, 2018

North Korea fuel prices drop, suggesting China, others, breaking sanctions

KCNA/Reuters Gasoline prices in North Korea have nearly halved since late March meaning China is likely breaking U.N. sanctions to sell them fuel. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 24th, 2018

Pompeo Warns Against Easing Pressure on North Korea

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned countries against easing pressure on North Korea on Friday, citing sanctions violations that have allowed Pyongyang to import crucial supplies......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 20th, 2018