May 27, 2024


Seung-Yeon Chung

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).


State media review: DPRK launches task force for ambitious rural uplift project

An in-depth analysis of the state’s push to build new factories, the first workshop for inspection workers and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungFebruary 1, 2024

State media review: North Korea celebrates ties with developing world

An in-depth analysis of DPRK diplomacy, new homes for miners in typhoon-hit region and anti-US propaganda

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungJanuary 25, 2024

State media review: North Korea blasts ‘belligerent bombast’ of Yoon Suk-yeol

An in-depth analysis of criticism of ROK drills, death of Kim Jong Un’s shepherd and DPRK’s stance on Taiwan election

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungJanuary 18, 2024

In memoriam: Documenting North Korea’s sweeping purge of all things inter-Korean

NK Pro has cataloged every propaganda site and organization the DPRK has killed as it overhauls policy toward South

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung | Shreyas ReddyJanuary 18, 2024

State media review: North Korea holds mass rallies to support 2024 policy goals

An in-depth analysis of youth torchlight marches, first Cabinet meeting of year and a new 3D animation for kids

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungJanuary 11, 2024

North Korea’s official 2024 calendar charts events that will define year ahead

But DPRK ignores new missile holiday, while lack of big anniversaries leaves it unclear if there will be military parade

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungJanuary 9, 2024

State media review: North Korea warns of ‘highest risk of confrontation’ in 2024

An in-depth analysis of commentary on ROK, Kim Jong Un’s first activity in new year, Xi Jinping’s letter and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungJanuary 4, 2024

North Korea to launch three more spy satellites in 2024, Kim Jong Un says

DPRK leader appears to reject idea of unification with South at year-end party plenum, while boasting of economic growth


State media review: North Korea revs up steel production amid construction push

An in-depth analysis of upgrades to biggest steel mill, parliament plans, ‘drunken goblin’ Yoon Suk-yeol and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungDecember 28, 2023

State media review: Young North Koreans gift rocket launchers and buses to state

An in-depth analysis of student forced labor, remembrances of Kim Jong Il, praise for an ICBM launch and more

Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon ChungDecember 21, 2023
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