January 20, 2022

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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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South Korea to spend millions bolstering military with mass-produced missiles

South Korea to spend millions bolstering military with mass-produced missiles

The Korean Tactical Surface to Surface Missile (KTSSM) can seek and destroy underground bunkers

South Korea to spend millions bolstering military with mass-produced missiles
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung November 27, 2020
COVID-19 aid offer could harm inter-Korean relations, says defector politician

COVID-19 aid offer could harm inter-Korean relations, says defector politician

Opposition party member Tae Yong-ho says North Korea may find the South’s offer to provide aid “humiliating”

COVID-19 aid offer could harm inter-Korean relations, says defector politician
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung November 26, 2020
South Korean billionaire willing to visit the DPRK to provide COVID-19 treatment

South Korean billionaire willing to visit the DPRK to provide COVID-19 treatment

Celltrion Group chairman says he will send antibody treatments if the South Korean government gives him the go-ahead

South Korean billionaire willing to visit the DPRK to provide COVID-19 treatment
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung November 25, 2020
North Korean defector slams Seoul government class offering admin help to NGOs

North Korean defector slams Seoul government class offering admin help to NGOs

Seoul’s unification ministry to hold “workshop” for improving human rights groups’ administrative skills

North Korean defector slams Seoul government class offering admin help to NGOs
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Won-Gi Jung November 24, 2020
Despite diplomatic dry spell, Seoul pitches North Korea on new, pricey projects

Despite diplomatic dry spell, Seoul pitches North Korea on new, pricey projects

Experts say the proposal is not timely or feasible, and that Seoul should first restore its relations with Pyongyang

Despite diplomatic dry spell, Seoul pitches North Korea on new, pricey projects
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung November 23, 2020
North Korea warns workers about COVID-19, boosts domestic face mask production

North Korea warns workers about COVID-19, boosts domestic face mask production

State media says workers are being taught about COVID-19 sanitization and factories are upping face mask production

North Korea warns workers about COVID-19, boosts domestic face mask production
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung November 2, 2020
North Korea says South Korea has ‘no backbone’ when dealing with the US

North Korea says South Korea has ‘no backbone’ when dealing with the US

The DPRK published several articles condemning the U.S.-ROK alliance over the weekend, just days before the election

North Korea says South Korea has ‘no backbone’ when dealing with the US
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung November 2, 2020
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