A Singaporean man was sentenced to five weeks’ jail this week after he admitted to illegally exporting close to US$1 million worth of drink products to North Korea. Photo: Kyodo/File
A Singaporean man was sentenced to five weeks’ jail this week after he admitted to illegally exporting close to US$1 million worth of drink products to North Korea. Photo: Kyodo/File
Singapore

Singapore jails man for exporting US$1 million of flavoured Pokka drinks to North Korea

  • Phua Sze Hee, 59, pleaded guilty to sending Japanese firm Pokka’s products, including strawberry milk, to North Korea via China and Malaysia
  • Phua had been introduced to ‘Mr Kim’, ‘Mr Mun’ at North Korean embassy; his lawyers said he was merely acting in his capacity as an employee for Pokka

A Singaporean man was sentenced to five weeks’ jail this week after he admitted to illegally exporting close to US$1 million worth of drink products to North Korea. Photo: Kyodo/File
A Singaporean man was sentenced to five weeks’ jail this week after he admitted to illegally exporting close to US$1 million worth of drink products to North Korea. Photo: Kyodo/File
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