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 to maintain military posture in South Korea to deter DPRK, Chinese threats

US to maintain military posture in South Korea to deter DPRK, Chinese threats

Pentagon announces ‘no changes’ after global posture review, as expert say US eyes expanded role for USFK

US to maintain military posture in South Korea to deter DPRK, Chinese threats
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung November 30, 2021
South Korean city to make longshot proposal for ferry to North Korea

South Korean city to make longshot proposal for ferry to North Korea

Hwaseong to suggest 14 cooperative projects with DPRK’s Haeju amid ongoing freeze in inter-Korean ties

South Korean city to make longshot proposal for ferry to North Korea
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung November 29, 2021
Japan unlikely to support an end-of-war declaration with North Korea: experts

Japan unlikely to support an end-of-war declaration with North Korea: experts

Unresolved abduction issue and preference for multilateral approach inform Tokyo’s position, experts tell NK News

Japan unlikely to support an end-of-war declaration with North Korea: experts
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung November 26, 2021
Preparations in ‘final stage’ to reopen North Korea’s border with China: MOU

Preparations in ‘final stage’ to reopen North Korea’s border with China: MOU

Unification ministry points to technical inspections, quarantine facilities near the DPRK-China land border

Preparations in ‘final stage’ to reopen North Korea’s border with China: MOU
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung November 23, 2021
Former USFK commander calls end-of-war declaration a ‘gamble’

Former USFK commander calls end-of-war declaration a ‘gamble’

Robert Abrams suggests formally ending the Korean War could lead to UNC withdrawal, dissolution of Korean War armistice

Former USFK commander calls end-of-war declaration a ‘gamble’
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung November 18, 2021
US again designates North Korea as violator of religious freedoms

US again designates North Korea as violator of religious freedoms

State Department has said ‘almost any religious activities’ are punished by execution, torture and abuse in the DPRK

US again designates North Korea as violator of religious freedoms
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung November 18, 2021
Top Biden aide stresses US-China coordination on DPRK after leaders’ summit

Top Biden aide stresses US-China coordination on DPRK after leaders’ summit

Joe Biden and Xi Jinping reportedly ‘exchanged views’ on Korean Peninsula situation in virtual talks

Top Biden aide stresses US-China coordination on DPRK after leaders’ summit
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung November 17, 2021
‘No disagreement’ with US on push for end-of-war declaration: ROK diplomat

‘No disagreement’ with US on push for end-of-war declaration: ROK diplomat

But senior official notes ongoing talks on ‘when and how’ to push for it, after US indicated two are not in lockstep

‘No disagreement’ with US on push for end-of-war declaration: ROK diplomat
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung November 15, 2021
Seoul raises hope for peace through forestry cooperation with Pyongyang

Seoul raises hope for peace through forestry cooperation with Pyongyang

Moon Jae-in urges inter-Korean action on climate change, after making similar appeal at Glasgow climate conference

Seoul raises hope for peace through forestry cooperation with Pyongyang
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung November 12, 2021
Japan retracts its assessment that North Korea launched two SLBMs last month

Japan retracts its assessment that North Korea launched two SLBMs last month

The change brings Tokyo’s analysis in line with Washington and Seoul's claims of one projectile firing

Japan retracts its assessment that North Korea launched two SLBMs last month
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung November 11, 2021
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