December 10, 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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North Korea says it tested long-range cruise missiles, ‘tactical’ projectiles

North Korea says it tested long-range cruise missiles, ‘tactical’ projectiles

Pyongyang continues breakneck pace with sixth missile test in 22 days

North Korea says it tested long-range cruise missiles, ‘tactical’ projectiles
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung | Colin Zwirko January 28, 2022
South Korean court rules closing Kaesong Industrial Complex was constitutional

South Korean court rules closing Kaesong Industrial Complex was constitutional

Decisions ends yearslong case brought by tenant firms against Seoul’s 2016 suspension of inter-Korean project

South Korean court rules closing Kaesong Industrial Complex was constitutional
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung | Jeongmin Kim January 27, 2022
North Korea fires two presumed ballistic missiles toward the East Sea: JCS

North Korea fires two presumed ballistic missiles toward the East Sea: JCS

Thursday’s launch marks the sixth test in January, the most by North Korea in one calendar month

North Korea fires two presumed ballistic missiles toward the East Sea: JCS
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 27, 2022
Seoul, Moscow discuss ‘urgency’ of resolving North Korean weapons programs

Seoul, Moscow discuss ‘urgency’ of resolving North Korean weapons programs

South Korea's top nuclear envoy and his Russian counterpart speak after multiple North Korean missile tests this month

Seoul, Moscow discuss ‘urgency’ of resolving North Korean weapons programs
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 27, 2022
North Korea accuses Japan of ‘scheming’ to plunge Asia into ‘sea of blood’

North Korea accuses Japan of ‘scheming’ to plunge Asia into ‘sea of blood’

DPRK’s foreign ministry claims Tokyo is exaggerating regional threats to justify 'aggressive' military buildup

North Korea accuses Japan of ‘scheming’ to plunge Asia into ‘sea of blood’
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 24, 2022
China rejects US appeal for more sanctions following North Korean missile tests

China rejects US appeal for more sanctions following North Korean missile tests

US seeks broader sanctions against DPRK after ballistic launches but lacks full support of UN Security Council

China rejects US appeal for more sanctions following North Korean missile tests
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 21, 2022
UN Security Council schedules meeting on North Korea after several missile tests

UN Security Council schedules meeting on North Korea after several missile tests

China says ‘no plan’ for new UN sanctions while DPRK hints at possible return of nuclear and long-range missile tests

UN Security Council schedules meeting on North Korea after several missile tests
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 20, 2022
North Korea releases missile details for sake of ‘transparency’: Pro-DPRK outlet

North Korea releases missile details for sake of ‘transparency’: Pro-DPRK outlet

Japan-based Choson Sinbo claims missiles are for self-defense after top US diplomat says tests meant to grab attention

North Korea releases missile details for sake of ‘transparency’: Pro-DPRK outlet
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung January 19, 2022
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
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