March 04, 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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Three years later, South Korea’s Olympic governor still bets on sports diplomacy

Gangwon governor Choi Moon-soon says the 2024 Winter Youth Olympics are a chance to rekindle relations with North Korea

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UN approves first humanitarian sanctions exemption for North Korea in 2021

Private South Korean organization to run project providing safe drinking water to DPRK

Won-Gi Jung February 8, 2021

North Korea’s economy is suffering from self-imposed lockdown

KITA report says DPRK markets have shrunk and production dropped due to lack of imports

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COVID-19 vaccine expected to be sent to North Korea this month

Planned delivery of 2 million doses by June would cover 4% of DPRK population, likely leave borders shut

Won-Gi Jung February 4, 2021

New missiles and boost for special forces signal North Korea’s military focus

ROK defense report shows DPRK concentrates limited resources on asymmetric warfare: Experts

Won-Gi Jung February 3, 2021

Documents show South Korea explored building power plants in the DPRK

Energy ministry releases file after investigation reveals discussion on energy projects in North Korea

Won-Gi Jung February 2, 2021

North Korean human rights issues were pushed to the side in 2020: UN report

Experts say that efforts to bring Pyongyang to the negotiating table overshadowed North Korean human rights issues

Won-Gi Jung February 1, 2021

Letters from prison: Park Jong-lin, North Korean spy and detainee, dies at 89

For decades, Park Jong-lin longed for the day to meet the daughter he left behind in the North

Won-Gi Jung January 29, 2021
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