October 19, 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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Intelligence chiefs of US, ROK and Japan discuss North Korea’s missile launch

Intelligence chiefs of US, ROK and Japan discuss North Korea’s missile launch

During trilateral talks in Seoul, the officials also pledged to strengthen information cooperation

Intelligence chiefs of US, ROK and Japan discuss North Korea’s missile launch
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung October 19, 2021
North Korea launches apparent SLBM toward East Sea, Seoul says

North Korea launches apparent SLBM toward East Sea, Seoul says

Likely test of submarine-launched ballistic missile comes as US, Japanese officials visit Seoul for talks

North Korea launches apparent SLBM toward East Sea, Seoul says
North Korea calls Seoul ‘spineless’ for seeking cooperation with Japan

North Korea calls Seoul ‘spineless’ for seeking cooperation with Japan

South Korean president and new Japanese prime minister held first official phone call last week, promised coordination

North Korea calls Seoul ‘spineless’ for seeking cooperation with Japan
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung October 18, 2021
US made ‘specific proposals’ to the DPRK in latest attempt to engage regime

US made ‘specific proposals’ to the DPRK in latest attempt to engage regime

State Department says North Korea has not responded, emphasizes Washington’s openness to dialogue

US made ‘specific proposals’ to the DPRK in latest attempt to engage regime
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung October 14, 2021
South Korean spy agency to support university program on counterespionage

South Korean spy agency to support university program on counterespionage

Deal with Seoul school aims to nurture security experts to counter cyber threats from North Korea, other countries

South Korean spy agency to support university program on counterespionage
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung October 14, 2021
Seoul’s top nuclear envoy to visit Moscow after North Korean missile tests 

Seoul’s top nuclear envoy to visit Moscow after North Korean missile tests 

Noh Kyu-duk and Igor Morgulo will discuss ways to cooperate on the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula

Seoul’s top nuclear envoy to visit Moscow after North Korean missile tests 
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung October 12, 2021
Standing in front of nuclear missiles, Kim Jong Un says US causing ‘tension’

Standing in front of nuclear missiles, Kim Jong Un says US causing ‘tension’

In new type of weapon exhibition, Kim Jong Un stresses ‘defensive’ capabilities and criticizes South Korean arms buildup

Standing in front of nuclear missiles, Kim Jong Un says US causing ‘tension’
No new missile debuts, parades on key North Korean holiday

No new missile debuts, parades on key North Korean holiday

A year after marking Party Foundation Day with new ICBM and parade, holiday passes with smaller events in 2021

No new missile debuts, parades on key North Korean holiday
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung October 11, 2021
South Korean support for reunification drops to record low, poll finds

South Korean support for reunification drops to record low, poll finds

Expert says disappointment in results of Seoul’s diplomatic efforts toward North Korea appears to be driving decrease

South Korean support for reunification drops to record low, poll finds
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung October 8, 2021
New Japanese government reaffirms commitment to North Korean denuclearization

New Japanese government reaffirms commitment to North Korean denuclearization

Top diplomats from US and Japan discuss shared concerns about North Korean nuclear and missile programs

New Japanese government reaffirms commitment to North Korean denuclearization
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung October 7, 2021
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