January 18, 2022

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Chaewon Chung

Chaewon Chung is a Seoul correspondent at NK News. Before joining NK News, she covered disinformation and technology with a focus on the Korean Peninsula at Coda Story.

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US envoy holds call with Seoul and Tokyo after North Korean missile tests

US envoy holds call with Seoul and Tokyo after North Korean missile tests

Sung Kim and other nuclear envoys urge talks with Pyongyang while discussing sanctions against regime

US envoy holds call with Seoul and Tokyo after North Korean missile tests
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 18, 2022
China takes aim at US after new North Korea sanctions go into effect

China takes aim at US after new North Korea sanctions go into effect

Chinese foreign ministry says Beijing opposes Washington’s 'unilateral sanctions,' advocates return to six-party talks

China takes aim at US after new North Korea sanctions go into effect
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 14, 2022
US claims new North Korea sanctions do not change its position on diplomacy

US claims new North Korea sanctions do not change its position on diplomacy

Remarks from State Department follow new sanctions on six DPRK nationals to counter country’s weapons development

US claims new North Korea sanctions do not change its position on diplomacy
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 13, 2022
US sanctions six North Korean nationals following ‘hypersonic’ missile tests

US sanctions six North Korean nationals following ‘hypersonic’ missile tests

The move follows a joint statement from members of the UN Security Council condemning the recent launches

US sanctions six North Korean nationals following ‘hypersonic’ missile tests
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 13, 2022
North Korea test-fires second missile of 2022: JCS

North Korea test-fires second missile of 2022: JCS

Seoul says projectile was likely ballistic, and test follows DPRK’s launch of ‘hypersonic’ missile last Wednesday

North Korea test-fires second missile of 2022: JCS
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 11, 2022
US, Japan launching joint research project to counter ‘hypersonic threats’ 

US, Japan launching joint research project to counter ‘hypersonic threats’ 

New initiative comes after two hypersonic missile tests by North Korea in the last four months

US, Japan launching joint research project to counter ‘hypersonic threats’ 
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 7, 2022
North Korean propagandists lampoon Yoon Suk-yeol with caricatures and cartoons

North Korean propagandists lampoon Yoon Suk-yeol with caricatures and cartoons

Satire criticizing conservative presidential candidate references major scandals and targets DPRK sympathizers

North Korean propagandists lampoon Yoon Suk-yeol with caricatures and cartoons
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 6, 2022
ROK military initially thought border crosser was fleeing to South Korea: JCS

ROK military initially thought border crosser was fleeing to South Korea: JCS

Investigation finds critical errors hindered response, as President Moon Jae-in condemns ‘failure of border operations’

ROK military initially thought border crosser was fleeing to South Korea: JCS
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 5, 2022
New Year’s border crosser showed signs he would redefect to North Korea: Police

New Year’s border crosser showed signs he would redefect to North Korea: Police

Man reportedly experienced ‘longing for home’ and ‘maladjustment’ after struggling to adapt to life in South Korea

New Year’s border crosser showed signs he would redefect to North Korea: Police
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 4, 2022
High-profile defector returned to North Korea across heavily guarded border: MND

High-profile defector returned to North Korea across heavily guarded border: MND

Defense ministry identifies man who crossed into DPRK on New Year’s as ‘presumably’ a redefector, but denies he is a spy

High-profile defector returned to North Korea across heavily guarded border: MND
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 3, 2022
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