April 14, 2024

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Kang Tae-jun

Tae-jun Kang is the NK News East Asia Correspondent and is based in Hong Kong. Prior to writing, he worked as a riot police officer in South Korea for two years.

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Why North Korean defectors matter in Hong Kong

Why North Korean defectors matter in Hong Kong

Group raises awareness through events, retellings of Hong Kong’s history with migration

Why North Korean defectors matter in Hong Kong
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun November 26, 2013
North Korea extends range of KN01 anti-ship missile – media

North Korea extends range of KN01 anti-ship missile – media

Range extension indicates possible improvements in DPRK turbojet capacities, expert says

North Korea extends range of KN01 anti-ship missile – media
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun November 26, 2013
North Korean website blasts South Korea for “Korean Wave”

North Korean website blasts South Korea for “Korean Wave”

K-Pop not reflective of pan-Korean culture, North Korean propaganda website argues

North Korean website blasts South Korea for “Korean Wave”
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun November 25, 2013
N. Korean sailor convicted of illegal fishing in Russian waters

N. Korean sailor convicted of illegal fishing in Russian waters

Russian court fines North Korean skipper for illegal squid fishing

N. Korean sailor convicted of illegal fishing in Russian waters
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun November 22, 2013
In rare move, KCNA blasts cheating soccer team

In rare move, KCNA blasts cheating soccer team

Move may be aimed at showing compliance ahead of major sporting events

In rare move, KCNA blasts cheating soccer team
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun September 12, 2013
Women from North, South agree on joint forum in November

Women from North, South agree on joint forum in November

Inter-Korean delegation criticize Japan for not taking responsibility for 'Comfort Women' issue

Women from North, South agree on joint forum in November
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun September 2, 2013
Women from North and South to meet in China

Women from North and South to meet in China

Forum on solutions to Comfort Women issue planned by bilateral panel

Women from North and South to meet in China
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun August 29, 2013
N. Korean movies to be played at S. Korean film festival

N. Korean movies to be played at S. Korean film festival

Decision to screen North Korean movies creates controversy in Korea

N. Korean movies to be played at S. Korean film festival
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun August 13, 2013
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