December 06, 2021

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Jiwon Song

Jiwon Song is an NK News contributor based in Seoul and studied International Relations at Waseda University. Follower her @jiwon_song121

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N. Korea conducts failed BM-25 missile launch

N. Korea conducts failed BM-25 missile launch

Third test of North's intermediate-range missile fails ahead of talks by Seoul, Washington, Tokyo

N. Korea conducts failed BM-25 missile launch
North Korea condemns Obama for Hiroshima visit

North Korea condemns Obama for Hiroshima visit

North Korea doesn't want Japan - U.S. to have progressive relationship

North Korea condemns Obama for Hiroshima visit
Jiwon Song
Jiwon Song May 30, 2016
S.Korea, Japan, the U.S. to discuss North Korea next month

S.Korea, Japan, the U.S. to discuss North Korea next month

Discussions will involve a post congress North Korea and the nuclear issue

S.Korea, Japan, the U.S. to discuss North Korea next month
Jiwon Song
Jiwon Song May 26, 2016
U.S. official encourages plan for N.Korea collapse

U.S. official encourages plan for N.Korea collapse

Korea-based expert says waiting for Pyongyang collapse outdated under Kim Jong Un leadership

U.S. official encourages plan for N.Korea collapse
Jiwon Song
Jiwon Song May 4, 2016
N.Korea emphasizes youth ahead of Party Congress: KINU

N.Korea emphasizes youth ahead of Party Congress: KINU

Gradual shift toward youth of power elite to be expected, though not too quickly

N.Korea emphasizes youth ahead of Party Congress: KINU
Jiwon Song
Jiwon Song April 29, 2016
Park warns of unification ‘by N.Korea’ without textbook changes

Park warns of unification ‘by N.Korea’ without textbook changes

South Korean president says current textbooks legitimate N.Korea, hinder national pride

Park warns of unification ‘by N.Korea’ without textbook changes
Jiwon Song
Jiwon Song April 27, 2016
13 N.Korean restaurant workers defect to S.Korea: Unification ministry

13 N.Korean restaurant workers defect to S.Korea: Unification ministry

Ministry of Unification won't share time and place of defection, citing security concerns

13 N.Korean restaurant workers defect to S.Korea: Unification ministry
Jiwon Song
Jiwon Song April 8, 2016
How Japan nabbed a N.Korean agent it couldn’t charge with spying

How Japan nabbed a N.Korean agent it couldn’t charge with spying

Lacking a National Security Act, authorities resort to insurance fraud, credit card theft charges

How Japan nabbed a N.Korean agent it couldn’t charge with spying
Jiwon Song
Jiwon Song April 7, 2016
‘N.Korean’ document slamming China likely fake: experts

‘N.Korean’ document slamming China likely fake: experts

Handwritten document of unclear authorship, purpose leads to doubts of authenticity

‘N.Korean’ document slamming China likely fake: experts
Jiwon Song
Jiwon Song April 1, 2016
A look into North Korea’s ‘Invitation-Only Zone’

A look into North Korea’s ‘Invitation-Only Zone’

Journalist Robert Boynton spent years investigating North Korea’s abduction of Japanese citizens

A look into North Korea’s ‘Invitation-Only Zone’
Jiwon Song
Jiwon Song | Oliver Hotham March 24, 2016
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