December 06, 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 test fires multiple rocket launcher, says South Korea’s military

North Korea test fires multiple rocket launcher, says South Korea’s military

It's the DPRK's first known weapons test since it tried and failed to launch a ballistic missile last week

North Korea test fires multiple rocket launcher, says South Korea’s military
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung March 20, 2022
UN official calls for ‘new way of thinking’ on North Korean human rights

UN official calls for ‘new way of thinking’ on North Korean human rights

In final report, UN point man on DPRK human rights suggests donating 60 million vaccines could be ‘gateway’ to talks

UN official calls for ‘new way of thinking’ on North Korean human rights
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung March 18, 2022
US bans import of Chinese sportswear brand due to use of North Korean labor

US bans import of Chinese sportswear brand due to use of North Korean labor

US border authorities says action seeks to ensure forced labor not used in goods that enter country

US bans import of Chinese sportswear brand due to use of North Korean labor
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung March 16, 2022
US and China continue to discuss ‘escalating situation’ on the Korean Peninsula

US and China continue to discuss ‘escalating situation’ on the Korean Peninsula

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan meets with China’s Yang Jiechi to discuss recent North Korea developments

US and China continue to discuss ‘escalating situation’ on the Korean Peninsula
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung March 15, 2022
Yoon lays out plans for Seoul to ‘lead’ North Korea sanctions implementation

Yoon lays out plans for Seoul to ‘lead’ North Korea sanctions implementation

President-elect promises major departures from Moon administration in release outlining foreign policy priorities

Yoon lays out plans for Seoul to ‘lead’ North Korea sanctions implementation
Arius Derr
Arius Derr | Chaewon Chung March 14, 2022
US and Chinese officials discuss North Korea’s latest projectile launches

US and Chinese officials discuss North Korea’s latest projectile launches

Development comes after US and South Korea reveal recent DPRK tests were part of a new long-range missile system

US and Chinese officials discuss North Korea’s latest projectile launches
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung March 14, 2022
North Korea restoring tunnels at demolished nuclear test site: ROK military

North Korea restoring tunnels at demolished nuclear test site: ROK military

Restoration work the latest sign Pyongyang may be preparing for an underground nuclear test at Punggye-ri site

North Korea restoring tunnels at demolished nuclear test site: ROK military
Bryan Betts
Bryan Betts | Chaewon Chung March 11, 2022
North Korea tested ‘new’ intercontinental ballistic missile system: US official

North Korea tested ‘new’ intercontinental ballistic missile system: US official

Recent ‘reconnaissance satellite’ system tests were ICBM-capable platforms and represent a ‘serious escalation’

North Korea tested ‘new’ intercontinental ballistic missile system: US official
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll | Chaewon Chung March 11, 2022
Expert roundup: What Yoon Suk-yeol’s win means for inter-Korean relations

Expert roundup: What Yoon Suk-yeol’s win means for inter-Korean relations

Analysts expect Seoul to move closer to Washington and more missile tests from Pyongyang

Expert roundup: What Yoon Suk-yeol’s win means for inter-Korean relations
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll | Chaewon Chung March 10, 2022
US intelligence report warns North Korea could conduct nuclear test this year

US intelligence report warns North Korea could conduct nuclear test this year

Annual assessment states DPRK has begun preparing to increase tensions, including through long-range missile launch

US intelligence report warns North Korea could conduct nuclear test this year
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung March 9, 2022
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