February 29, 2024

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Seung-Yeon Chung

Seung-Yeon Chung is a state media specialist at NK News. She previously worked in the Department of Unification and Foreign Ministry at Korean Broadcast System (KBS).

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State media review: Drought forecast raises risks to North Korean food security
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State media review: Drought forecast raises risks to North Korean food security

An in-depth analysis of weather warnings, a new tourism city, Chongryon’s support for soccer team and more

State media review: Drought forecast raises risks to North Korean food security
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung February 29, 2024
State media review: North Korea slams US ‘air pirates’ for raising risk of war
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State media review: North Korea slams US ‘air pirates’ for raising risk of war

An in-depth analysis of spy flight complaints, criticism of US over Gaza, the Day of the Shining Star and more

State media review: North Korea slams US ‘air pirates’ for raising risk of war
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung February 22, 2024
State media review: North Korea set to open long-stalled hospital this year
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State media review: North Korea set to open long-stalled hospital this year

An in-depth analysis of plans for DPRK’s ‘first’ modern general hospital, Japan’s removal of a Korean memorial and more

State media review: North Korea set to open long-stalled hospital this year
State media review: DPRK launches task force for ambitious rural uplift project
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State media review: DPRK launches task force for ambitious rural uplift project

An in-depth analysis of the state’s push to build new factories, the first workshop for inspection workers and more

State media review: DPRK launches task force for ambitious rural uplift project
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung February 1, 2024
State media review: North Korea celebrates ties with developing world
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State media review: North Korea celebrates ties with developing world

An in-depth analysis of DPRK diplomacy, new homes for miners in typhoon-hit region and anti-US propaganda

State media review: North Korea celebrates ties with developing world
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung January 25, 2024
State media review: North Korea blasts ‘belligerent bombast’ of Yoon Suk-yeol
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State media review: North Korea blasts ‘belligerent bombast’ of Yoon Suk-yeol

An in-depth analysis of criticism of ROK drills, death of Kim Jong Un’s shepherd and DPRK’s stance on Taiwan election

State media review: North Korea blasts ‘belligerent bombast’ of Yoon Suk-yeol
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung January 18, 2024
In memoriam: Documenting North Korea’s sweeping purge of all things inter-Korean
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In memoriam: Documenting North Korea’s sweeping purge of all things inter-Korean

NK Pro has cataloged every propaganda site and organization the DPRK has killed as it overhauls policy toward South

In memoriam: Documenting North Korea’s sweeping purge of all things inter-Korean
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung | Shreyas Reddy January 18, 2024
State media review: North Korea holds mass rallies to support 2024 policy goals
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State media review: North Korea holds mass rallies to support 2024 policy goals

An in-depth analysis of youth torchlight marches, first Cabinet meeting of year and a new 3D animation for kids

State media review: North Korea holds mass rallies to support 2024 policy goals
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung January 11, 2024
North Korea’s official 2024 calendar charts events that will define year ahead

North Korea’s official 2024 calendar charts events that will define year ahead

But DPRK ignores new missile holiday, while lack of big anniversaries leaves it unclear if there will be military parade

North Korea’s official 2024 calendar charts events that will define year ahead
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung January 9, 2024
State media review: North Korea warns of ‘highest risk of confrontation’ in 2024
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State media review: North Korea warns of ‘highest risk of confrontation’ in 2024

An in-depth analysis of commentary on ROK, Kim Jong Un’s first activity in new year, Xi Jinping’s letter and more

State media review: North Korea warns of ‘highest risk of confrontation’ in 2024
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung January 4, 2024
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