Sonntag, 29. November 2015

Calls in North Korea

When you are in North Korea and you want to phone someone in North Korea you may be interested in Orascom Telecom and Media Technology, the Egypt company which is struggling somehow with Cheo Technology or CHEO Technology JV Company Hq, to be precise. Cheo uses the name of Koryo Link.

The old times, when Orascom was the dominant business partner, are obviously gone and so one can read this: Koryolink Sales & Customer Service Center, CHEO Technology JV Company Hq. No words anymore about Orascom. First it was difficult to to find their office place, but then...:

And more detailed:

A helpful remark: A few minutes away is a restaurant where you can eat dog meat – if you like it and will not be nauseated by the smell during it is cooked.

Obviously you can buy the things you are familiar from any other country in the world:


While getting a contract as a customer it comes to the more bureaucratic and financial aspects, another adress seems to turn up. It was a little bit tricky to get this one:

It took a while and a good manipulating software, but after work was done I was able to read the contact details. Collecting phone and fax numbers in regions as North Korea, China or Hong Kong is fun and always thrilling: You start from raw data, check other databases and with imagination and creativity you first come to information and finally to pure intelligence:

In the meantime there are lot of people around who worked in the field and these people know how to do business in North Korea. They should be of interest for every intelligence agency snooping into North Korea. I came along this one:

This person seems to be experienced.

Well, as David Tucker wrote in his book about "The End Of Intelligence": "...Espionage is not a secret power. More than luck, though less than science, it is art..."