November 26, 2022

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Chaewon Chung

Chaewon Chung covers U.S., Chinese, and Japanese politics and national security in relation to North Korea. She previously worked at Coda Story covering disinformation and technology with a focus on the East Asia.

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New US ambassador stresses security cooperation with Seoul as he takes post

New US ambassador stresses security cooperation with Seoul as he takes post

At welcoming event for Philip Goldberg, ROK foreign minister also says alliance can overcome North Korean threats

New US ambassador stresses security cooperation with Seoul as he takes post
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung July 13, 2022
North Korea says it will ‘never recognize’ UN special envoy on human rights

North Korea says it will ‘never recognize’ UN special envoy on human rights

Foreign ministry statement follows legal expert Elizabeth Salmon’s official appointment to the role last week

North Korea says it will ‘never recognize’ UN special envoy on human rights
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung July 13, 2022
New photos show North Korean fisherman resisted during 2019 repatriation

New photos show North Korean fisherman resisted during 2019 repatriation

Expert says images ‘absolutely shocking’ and raise constitutional concerns about decision to send two men back to DPRK

New photos show North Korean fisherman resisted during 2019 repatriation
Items ‘piling up’ at Kaesong complex point to North Korean activity, Seoul says

Items ‘piling up’ at Kaesong complex point to North Korean activity, Seoul says

Government releases assessment one day after condemning DPRK for using South Korean assets without permission

Items ‘piling up’ at Kaesong complex point to North Korean activity, Seoul says
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung July 12, 2022
US reiterates importance of security cooperation with South Korea, Japan

US reiterates importance of security cooperation with South Korea, Japan

North Korea’s ‘destabilizing’ ballistic missile launches require enhanced trilateral coordination, US official says

US reiterates importance of security cooperation with South Korea, Japan
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung July 11, 2022
North Korea test-fires multiple rocket launchers near west coast, Seoul says

North Korea test-fires multiple rocket launchers near west coast, Seoul says

Launches could be a part of DPRK's summer military training that usually kicks off in July, expert tells NK News

North Korea test-fires multiple rocket launchers near west coast, Seoul says
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung July 10, 2022
Shinzo Abe, key advocate for resolution of abduction issue, dead at 67

Shinzo Abe, key advocate for resolution of abduction issue, dead at 67

Japan’s longest-serving prime minister dies after being shot in the late Friday morning

Shinzo Abe, key advocate for resolution of abduction issue, dead at 67
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung July 8, 2022
Efforts to stop North Korea from acquiring nukes a ‘collective failure’: IAEA

Efforts to stop North Korea from acquiring nukes a ‘collective failure’: IAEA

Chief of atomic energy agency says DPRK amassing sizable arsenal and that nuclear test could happen ‘any day’

Efforts to stop North Korea from acquiring nukes a ‘collective failure’: IAEA
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung July 7, 2022
Seoul’s spy agency accuses Moon officials of abuse of power in North Korea cases

Seoul’s spy agency accuses Moon officials of abuse of power in North Korea cases

NIS alleges Park Jie-won and Suh Hoon subverted investigations into killed official and repatriated DPRK fishermen

Seoul’s spy agency accuses Moon officials of abuse of power in North Korea cases
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung July 6, 2022
Seoul announces new space program plans as North Korea cries ‘double standards’

Seoul announces new space program plans as North Korea cries ‘double standards’

South Korea seeks to develop lunar lander, while DPRK outlet says recent rocket launch could have military purposes

Seoul announces new space program plans as North Korea cries ‘double standards’
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung July 6, 2022
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