18th January 2018
As North and South Korea engage in talks, a group of 20 countries has said Kim Jong Un needs to be forced to the negotiating table. Pyongyang has said it would send a cheer squad to next month’s Winter Olympics. Diplomats from 20 countries agreed to consider fresh sanctions against… Read More
5th January 2018
China’s Commerce Ministry said on Friday it will limit exports of crude oil, refined oil products, steel and other metals to North Korea, in line with tough new sanctions imposed by the United Nations for Pyongyang’s missile tests. The statement comes after the U.N. Security Council last month unanimously voted… Read More
4th January 2018
A senior executive of a shipping company which manages a tanker seized for transferring oil to North Korea said the ship was chartered out, but denied knowledge of it being used for trade with the reclusive state. The Hong Kong-registered Lighthouse Winmore was seized and inspected by South Korean customs… Read More
29th December 2017
South Korea has seized a ship it said was carrying oil to North Korea, in breach of United Nations sanctions. The Hong-Kong registered vessel arrived in South Korea in October to load with refined oil, according to media reports. But instead of heading to Taiwan, where it was thought… Read More
27th December 2017
The US has placed sanctions on two North Korean officials it says have led the development of nuclear missiles. The US treasury named the two men as Kim Jong-sik and Ri Pyong-chol, and said both were “key leaders” of North Korea’s ballistic missile programme. The UN Security Council imposed new… Read More
24th December 2017
The United Nations has imposed a fresh batch of restrictions on North Korea in line with the regimes’ escalating nuclear ambitions. North Korea, also known as the Democratic Republic of North Korea (DPRK), has been forging ahead with its much-criticised programme in recent months, including launching a ballistic missile on… Read More
21st December 2017
Mongabay Indonesia is lobbying the United Nations to allow governments worldwide to pursue money-laundering charges against illegal fishing operators, in a bid to crack down on the practice more forcefully. The Indonesian government on Monday proposed that illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing be included in the UN Convention against… Read More
1st December 2017
By Agence France-Presse 01 December 2017 The Shinhung Trading Company has exported seafood, sold millions of dollars of iron ore to China’s national railway and bypassed sanctions to import luxury goods from Japan. But as a series of United Nations sanctions have taken those big ticket items off the… Read More
23rd November 2017
KYC360 News The Swiss government has announced restrictive measures against the Republic of Mali as well as for individuals it says are undermining peace and security in the country. The Federal Council has transposed relevant UN Security Council measures into Swiss law, steps which include ordering asset freezes and travel… Read More
17th November 2017
17 November 2017 By by Maria Tsvetkova, REUTERS North Korea has petitioned the Russian parliament to help 3,500 migrant workers from the isolated Asian country stay in Russia despite new U.N. sanctions, the Interfax news agency reported on Friday, citing a Russian lawmaker. Tougher sanctions on North Korea, imposed by… Read More