December 02, 2021

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Won-Gi Jung

Won-Gi Jung is a reporter based in Seoul. He previously worked for the CSIS Korea Chair and East Asia Institute. Follow him on Twitter: @jungwongida.

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North Korean fishing boats may be resuming greater activity in East Sea: Imagery
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North Korean fishing boats may be resuming greater activity in East Sea: Imagery

Appearance of fewer vessels at key port suggests fishing is resuming after COVID-19 restrictions

North Korean fishing boats may be resuming greater activity in East Sea: Imagery
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung November 1, 2021
Moscow urges all parties not to ‘increase tension’ on the Korean Peninsula

Moscow urges all parties not to ‘increase tension’ on the Korean Peninsula

Seoul asks Moscow to continue helping denuclearization process, but experts question how much Moscow can deliver

Moscow urges all parties not to ‘increase tension’ on the Korean Peninsula
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung October 28, 2021
North Korea securing ‘every grain of rice’ amid apparent food shortage: NIS

North Korea securing ‘every grain of rice’ amid apparent food shortage: NIS

South Korean spy agency says Kim Jong Un ordered all-out farming campaign amid food supply issues, economic downturn

North Korea securing ‘every grain of rice’ amid apparent food shortage: NIS
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung October 28, 2021
Roh Tae-woo, ROK president who helped shape inter-Korean relations, dies at 88

Roh Tae-woo, ROK president who helped shape inter-Korean relations, dies at 88

Leaving a mixed legacy, Roh normalized ties with DPRK’s traditional allies but ended his career in severe controversy

Roh Tae-woo, ROK president who helped shape inter-Korean relations, dies at 88
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung October 26, 2021
Moon vows last-minute push to engage North Korea as his term nears end

Moon vows last-minute push to engage North Korea as his term nears end

South Korean leader says dialogue with Pyongyang is ‘not complete yet,’ as parliament preps for budget review

Moon vows last-minute push to engage North Korea as his term nears end
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung October 25, 2021
Seoul says North Korea’s new missiles at an ‘elementary level’

Seoul says North Korea’s new missiles at an ‘elementary level’

Defense minister also describes Pyongyang’s recent test-launches as ‘threats,’ not ‘provocations’

Seoul says North Korea’s new missiles at an ‘elementary level’
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung October 22, 2021
Far out: Seoul joins space race with test-launch of homegrown rocket

Far out: Seoul joins space race with test-launch of homegrown rocket

Launch vehicle reached 700 km but failed to put satellite into orbit, amid flurry of recent missile tests by two Koreas

Far out: Seoul joins space race with test-launch of homegrown rocket
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung October 21, 2021
North Korea hails a ‘successful’ SLBM test from submarine

North Korea hails a ‘successful’ SLBM test from submarine

New submarine-launched ballistic missile can exploit US, South Korean and other missile defense systems, expert says

North Korea hails a ‘successful’ SLBM test from submarine
North Korea launches apparent SLBM toward East Sea, Seoul says

North Korea launches apparent SLBM toward East Sea, Seoul says

Likely test of submarine-launched ballistic missile comes as US, Japanese officials visit Seoul for talks

North Korea launches apparent SLBM toward East Sea, Seoul says
Conservatives question Moon’s push to formally end war with North Korea

Conservatives question Moon’s push to formally end war with North Korea

Lawmakers raise concerns about Pyongyang’s security demands, as Seoul says effort is first step toward nuclear talks

Conservatives question Moon’s push to formally end war with North Korea
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung October 18, 2021
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