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What to Know About North Korea and Sanctions: QuickTake

What to Know About North Korea and Sanctions: QuickTake.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 13th, 2018

North Korea Threatens To Abandon US Talks If No Sanctions Relief Offered

Following what was a landmark 2018 for isolated North Korea - a year when leader Kim Jong Un held three historic meetings w.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 1st, 2019

North Korea Built an Alternative Financial System Using a Shadowy Network of Traders

The Kim Jong Un regime moves millions of dollars around the world despite sanctions and pressure on international banks to curtail its activities. The hidden system is central to the country’s efforts to keep its economy afloat......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjDec 29th, 2018

North and South Korea Hope to Leave Hostility Behind With a New Railroad Linking the Peninsula

Construction is dependent on the denuclearization of the north, as international sanctions stand in the way. North and South Korean officials took part in a ceremonial groundbreaking Wednesday, signing a woode.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 26th, 2018

North Korea Turns Coal Into Gas to Weather Sanctions

North Korea has accelerated a little-known program to use its abundant coal supply to produce synthetic gas, helping the isolated nation reduce its dependence on foreign oil and withstand sanctions aimed at curbing its nuclear program......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 18th, 2018

"Top Secret" Intel Report Claims Russia, China Continue To Help North Korea Evade Sanctions

With US markets going into full-fledged convulsions thanks to disheartening economic data o.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 14th, 2018

North Korea Making Progress

South Korea is in close consultations with the United States and the United Nations to get sanctions exemptions ahead of a planned groundbreaking ceremony in Nort.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsDec 14th, 2018

S. Korea charges 4 with illegally importing N. Korean coal

South Korean prosecutors have charged four people with illegally importing North Korean coal via Russia in violation of U.N. sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 10th, 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

Treasury sanctions South African for helping North Korea acquire oil

The U.S. Treasury on Monday announced it has sanctioned a Russian-born South African named Vladlen Amtchentsev for helping North Korea acquire oil. The Treasury said Amtchentsev acted for a company called Vel.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 19th, 2018

North Korea"s stable exchange rates confound economists

It's a question that nags at North Korea economy watchers: How has the country been able to maintain stable exchange rates — and avert hyper-inflation — despite intense sanctions, political tensions and a swelling trade imbalance?.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 16th, 2018

United Nations Lifts Sanctions on "Africa"s North Korea"

The United Nations lifted sanctions on Eritrea, ending a decadelong arms embargo on the strategically located East African nation and bolstering the precarious peace in one of the world’s most volatile and strategic corners......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 15th, 2018

North Korea Expands "Secret" Missile Bases As Peace Talks Stall

As it grows increasingly frustrated with the US's refusals to begin lifting economic sanctions in recognition of all the "progress" made during the Trump era, North Korea threaten.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 12th, 2018

U.S., North Korea Toughen Stance Ahead of Nuclear Talks

Pyongyang says it has made enough concessions on nuclear disarmament and wants the U.S. to reciprocate, while Washington remains adamant about maintaining sanctions pressure......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjNov 7th, 2018

North Korea Threatens To Restart Nuclear Program If US Won"t Lift Sanctions

Things have been quiet in North Korea since Secretary of State Mike Pompeo enjoyed a harmonious surprise lunch with Kim J.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 6th, 2018

North Korea Threatens to Resume Nuclear Program and Slams Sanctions

North Korea stepped up its attack on U.S.-led sanctions. North Korea stepped up its attack on U.S.-led sanctions, threatening to resume its nuclear pr.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 3rd, 2018

North Korea Threatens More Nuclear Work Without Sanctions Relief

North Korea warned it may revive a policy aimed at strengthening its nuclear arsenal if the U.S. doesn’t lift sanctions, signaling it won’t give up more concessions in nuclear negotiations with the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 3rd, 2018

Why Trump Holds the Cards on North Korea Sanctions

In October, President Donald Trump slapped down South Korean efforts to ease sanctions on North Korea, saying it couldn’t be done “without our approval.” He’s not far off......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 1st, 2018

Singaporean accused of NKorea dealings to talk to officials

A Singaporean businessman facing criminal charges in the United States for allegedly violating sanctions against North Korea said he was taking the concerns "seriously.".....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 31st, 2018

US sanctions Singapore companies over North Korea dealings

The United States imposed sanctions Thursday on the Singapore-based director of a commodities company accused of laundering money for North Korea through the U.S. financial system......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 25th, 2018

Moon"s Push to Ease North Korea Sanctions Falls Flat

South Korea’s president is trying—and so far failing—to rally European support for loosening sanctions on North Korea, a move that risks putting him at odds with the Trump administration’s efforts to maintain pressure on Pyongyang......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 19th, 2018