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June 14, 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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North Korea phasing out ‘Day of Sun’ as name for biggest holiday: Tour agencies

North Korea phasing out ‘Day of Sun’ as name for biggest holiday: Tour agencies

Changes in how to refer to birthdays of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il may be effort to elevate current leader, expert says

North Korea phasing out ‘Day of Sun’ as name for biggest holiday: Tour agencies
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Seung-Yeon Chung April 29, 2024
State media review: North Korea says citizens give thumbs-up to Kim Jong Un song
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State media review: North Korea says citizens give thumbs-up to Kim Jong Un song

An in-depth review of rapturous praise for housing project, Cuban leader’s letter, guerrilla army anniversary and more

State media review: North Korea says citizens give thumbs-up to Kim Jong Un song
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Seung-Yeon Chung April 25, 2024
State media review: Kim Jong Un’s leadership cult dims the Day of the Sun
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State media review: Kim Jong Un’s leadership cult dims the Day of the Sun

An in-depth analysis of Kim Il Sung’s birthday bash, a $2M gift to Chongryon, Bulgaria-DPRK ties and more

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Seung-Yeon Chung April 18, 2024
North Korean state media makes first mention of recent ROK election

North Korean state media makes first mention of recent ROK election

Reports on protests against Yoon after ruling party’s ‘crushing defeat’ likely aim to stir up conflict, expert says

North Korean state media makes first mention of recent ROK election
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State media review: North Korea begins celebrations for dead leader’s birthday
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State media review: North Korea begins celebrations for dead leader’s birthday

An in-depth analysis of a spring art festival, Kim’s latest letter to Putin and criticism of a human rights resolution

State media review: North Korea begins celebrations for dead leader’s birthday
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Seung-Yeon Chung April 11, 2024
State media review: North Korean space official promises more satellite launches
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State media review: North Korean space official promises more satellite launches

An in-depth analysis of space plans, claims about Japan-DPRK contact and the start of the new school year

State media review: North Korean space official promises more satellite launches
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Seung-Yeon Chung April 4, 2024
State media review: North Korea dissolves one of its oldest unification groups
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State media review: North Korea dissolves one of its oldest unification groups

An in-depth analysis of the death of a 77-year-old organization, Vietnam ties, human rights criticism and more

State media review: North Korea dissolves one of its oldest unification groups
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Seung-Yeon Chung March 28, 2024
State media review: Kim Jong Un, daughter exalted as ‘great persons of guidance’
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State media review: Kim Jong Un, daughter exalted as ‘great persons of guidance’

An in-depth analysis of daughter’s idolization, a new housing law, Pyongyang’s diplomatic outreach and more

State media review: Kim Jong Un, daughter exalted as ‘great persons of guidance’
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Seung-Yeon Chung March 21, 2024
State media review: North Korea lauds nation’s ‘mom’ Kim Jong Un on women’s day
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State media review: North Korea lauds nation’s ‘mom’ Kim Jong Un on women’s day

An in-depth review of lip service for gender equality, a report on soccer victory, Tree Planting Day and more

State media review: North Korea lauds nation’s ‘mom’ Kim Jong Un on women’s day
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Seung-Yeon Chung March 14, 2024
State media review: Kim Jong Un gifts tractors to DPRK’s ‘potato province’
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State media review: Kim Jong Un gifts tractors to DPRK’s ‘potato province’

An in-depth analysis of efforts to boost food production and marriages, ski resort promotions and more

State media review: Kim Jong Un gifts tractors to DPRK’s ‘potato province’
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Seung-Yeon Chung March 7, 2024
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