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).

Analysis

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

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungSeptember 29, 2022
Analysis

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

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungSeptember 22, 2022
Analysis

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

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungSeptember 15, 2022
Analysis

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

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungSeptember 8, 2022
Analysis

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

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungSeptember 1, 2022
Analysis

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

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungAugust 25, 2022
Analysis

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

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungAugust 18, 2022
Analysis

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

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungAugust 11, 2022
Analysis

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

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungAugust 4, 2022
News

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

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