October 02, 2022

About the author

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: Farmers rejoice after receiving new harvest equipment
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State media review: Farmers rejoice after receiving new harvest equipment

An in-depth analysis of efforts to boost food production, DPRK criticism of the South Korean president, and more

State media review: Farmers rejoice after receiving new harvest equipment
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung September 29, 2022
State media review: North Korea blames Japan for 20 years of frozen ties
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State media review: North Korea blames Japan for 20 years of frozen ties

An in-depth analysis of the DPRK-Japan summit anniversary, warnings against the flu, strange accents and more

State media review: North Korea blames Japan for 20 years of frozen ties
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung September 22, 2022
State media review: The wide world of sports takes North Korea by storm
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State media review: The wide world of sports takes North Korea by storm

An in-depth analysis of sports competitions, letters from China and Russia, agricultural ‘morale’ and more

State media review: The wide world of sports takes North Korea by storm
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung September 15, 2022
State media review: North Korea prepares for typhoon disaster that never came
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State media review: North Korea prepares for typhoon disaster that never came

An in-depth analysis of Typhoon Hinnamnor, criticism of Japan’s defense budget and a new ideological program for kids

State media review: North Korea prepares for typhoon disaster that never came
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung September 8, 2022
State media review: North Korea implies Kim Jong Un caught COVID from officials
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State media review: North Korea implies Kim Jong Un caught COVID from officials

An in-depth analysis of claims about the DPRK leader’s health, criticism of New Zealand and Youth Day celebrations

State media review: North Korea implies Kim Jong Un caught COVID from officials
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung September 1, 2022
State media review: North Korea acknowledges Shinzo Abe’s death for first time
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State media review: North Korea acknowledges Shinzo Abe’s death for first time

An in-depth analysis of Pyongyang’s anti-Abe sentiment, renewed domestic tourism and lingering COVID-19 paranoia

State media review: North Korea acknowledges Shinzo Abe’s death for first time
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung August 25, 2022
State media review: North Korea celebrates Liberation Day by slamming Japan
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State media review: North Korea celebrates Liberation Day by slamming Japan

An in-depth analysis of praise of Kim Il Sung, an investigation into colonial-era force labor and COVID policy changes

State media review: North Korea celebrates Liberation Day by slamming Japan
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung August 18, 2022
State media review: North Korea backs China over Taiwan issue
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State media review: North Korea backs China over Taiwan issue

An in-depth analysis of DPRK-China alignment, Seoul’s ‘audacious’ inter-Korean plans, consumer goods shows and more

State media review: North Korea backs China over Taiwan issue
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung August 11, 2022
State media review: North Korea claims Kim Il Sung ensured gender equality
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State media review: North Korea claims Kim Il Sung ensured gender equality

An in-depth analysis of propaganda on female workers, reports of no new COVID cases, reactions to NPT review and more

State media review: North Korea claims Kim Il Sung ensured gender equality
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung August 4, 2022
FULL TEXT: North Korea’s death penalty decree for illegal COVID medicine sales
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FULL TEXT: North Korea’s death penalty decree for illegal COVID medicine sales

NK Pro has translated full text of notice that appears to show harsh crack down on market activity during COVID outbreak

FULL TEXT: North Korea’s death penalty decree for illegal COVID medicine sales
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