September 28, 2021

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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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Cryptocurrency guru pleads guilty to conspiracy to violate North Korea sanctions

Cryptocurrency guru pleads guilty to conspiracy to violate North Korea sanctions

Virgil Griffith faces up to 20 years in prison for providing information on how to skirt sanctions with cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency guru pleads guilty to conspiracy to violate North Korea sanctions
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 28, 2021
North Korea launches ‘short-range’ missile toward East Sea, Seoul says

North Korea launches ‘short-range’ missile toward East Sea, Seoul says

Test comes days after DPRK floated inter-Korean summit, as Japan says projectile was potential ballistic missile

North Korea launches ‘short-range’ missile toward East Sea, Seoul says
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Chaewon Chung | Jeongmin Kim September 27, 2021
Kim Yo Jong dangles possibility of inter-Korean summit, end-of-war declaration

Kim Yo Jong dangles possibility of inter-Korean summit, end-of-war declaration

The statement follows Washington’s interests in discussing the end-of-war declaration

Kim Yo Jong dangles possibility of inter-Korean summit, end-of-war declaration
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 25, 2021
China frees two Canadian men accused of spy activities

China frees two Canadian men accused of spy activities

Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig released hours after Huawei exec reaches deal with US prosecutors

China frees two Canadian men accused of spy activities
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 25, 2021
Formally ending the Korean War would be ‘premature,’ Pyongyang says

Formally ending the Korean War would be ‘premature,’ Pyongyang says

DPRK vice foreign minister says US must withdraw ‘hostile policy’ to establish peace on the Korean Peninsula

Formally ending the Korean War would be ‘premature,’ Pyongyang says
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 23, 2021
US open to possibility of formally ending Korean War: Pentagon

US open to possibility of formally ending Korean War: Pentagon

A peace treaty between the two Koreas has been a key objective for Seoul’s Moon Jae-in administration

US open to possibility of formally ending Korean War: Pentagon
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 22, 2021
Moon Jae-in again calls for formal end to Korean War in speech at UN

Moon Jae-in again calls for formal end to Korean War in speech at UN

ROK leader asks for US and Chinese support, as Biden says US seeks 'tangible commitments' for denuclearization

Moon Jae-in again calls for formal end to Korean War in speech at UN
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 21, 2021
Expert roundup: What to make of recent missile tests by North and South Korea

Expert roundup: What to make of recent missile tests by North and South Korea

Analysts see ‘little light’ on horizon for peaceful breakthrough after last week’s cruise and ballistic missile tests

Expert roundup: What to make of recent missile tests by North and South Korea
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Chaewon Chung | Won-Gi Jung September 21, 2021
North Korea slams AUKUS deal as ‘undesirable and dangerous’

North Korea slams AUKUS deal as ‘undesirable and dangerous’

Foreign ministry official warns of countermeasures if new pact ‘has even a little adverse impact’ on DPRK security

North Korea slams AUKUS deal as ‘undesirable and dangerous’
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung September 20, 2021
Seoul seeks aid for North Korea despite missile tests: unification minister

Seoul seeks aid for North Korea despite missile tests: unification minister

In speech, Lee In-young stresses that political and military developments are separate from humanitarian work

Seoul seeks aid for North Korea despite missile tests: unification minister
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Chaewon Chung September 17, 2021
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