March 24, 2023

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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 slams ‘double standard’ after UN condemns DPRK human rights

North Korea slams ‘double standard’ after UN condemns DPRK human rights

Statement from Pyongyang comes after human rights council passes DPRK human rights resolution for 20th straight year

North Korea slams ‘double standard’ after UN condemns DPRK human rights
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung April 4, 2022
UN should hold North Korea accountable for ‘threats to peace’: State Department

UN should hold North Korea accountable for ‘threats to peace’: State Department

Spokesperson’s remarks come as Chinese and DPRK diplomats hold talks, Tokyo slaps fresh sanctions on Pyongyang

UN should hold North Korea accountable for ‘threats to peace’: State Department
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung April 1, 2022
How COVID-19 has severed defectors from their loved ones in North Korea

How COVID-19 has severed defectors from their loved ones in North Korea

The DPRK’s border controls have made it increasingly difficult to keep families informed and financially afloat

How COVID-19 has severed defectors from their loved ones in North Korea
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll | Chaewon Chung March 31, 2022
US presses China for ‘unified’ response to North Korean ICBM test

US presses China for ‘unified’ response to North Korean ICBM test

High-level diplomats discuss DPRK issues as two sides at loggerheads over merits of new sanctions

US presses China for ‘unified’ response to North Korean ICBM test
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung March 31, 2022
North Korea disguised latest missile launch as Hwasong-17 test: Seoul

North Korea disguised latest missile launch as Hwasong-17 test: Seoul

South Korean lawmaker says ‘big lie’ was face-saving effort after DPRK’s failed launch the previous week

North Korea disguised latest missile launch as Hwasong-17 test: Seoul
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung March 30, 2022
US seeks to boost defense spending due to ‘threats’ from North Korea and others

US seeks to boost defense spending due to ‘threats’ from North Korea and others

Pentagon says DPRK, Russia and other challenges justify 4.1% increase in defense budget next fiscal year

US seeks to boost defense spending due to ‘threats’ from North Korea and others
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung March 29, 2022
US announces new sanctions following North Korean ICBM test

US announces new sanctions following North Korean ICBM test

Latest round of sanctions comes in response to largest-ever DPRK intercontinental ballistic missile launch

US announces new sanctions following North Korean ICBM test
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung March 25, 2022
South Korea conducts missile drills in response to North Korea’s ICBM launch

South Korea conducts missile drills in response to North Korea’s ICBM launch

Live fire of ‘joint ground-sea-air’ missile systems comes after DPRK tests first long-range missile since 2017

South Korea conducts missile drills in response to North Korea’s ICBM launch
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung | Jeongmin Kim March 24, 2022
North Korea fires intercontinental ballistic missile toward East Sea: Seoul

North Korea fires intercontinental ballistic missile toward East Sea: Seoul

DPRK’s first ICBM launch since 2017 risks severe escalation of tensions amid presidential transition in South Korea

North Korea fires intercontinental ballistic missile toward East Sea: Seoul
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung | Jeongmin Kim March 24, 2022
Seoul denies funding for presidential office move due to North Korea tensions

Seoul denies funding for presidential office move due to North Korea tensions

Moon administration cites ‘security crisis’ as it rejects Yoon Suk-yeol’s proposal to relocate to defense ministry

Seoul denies funding for presidential office move due to North Korea tensions
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung March 22, 2022
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