January 30, 2023


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.


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

Won-Gi JungWon-Gi JungNovember 1, 2021

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

Won-Gi JungWon-Gi JungOctober 28, 2021

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

Won-Gi JungWon-Gi JungOctober 28, 2021

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

Won-Gi JungWon-Gi JungOctober 26, 2021

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

Won-Gi JungWon-Gi JungOctober 25, 2021

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

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

Won-Gi JungWon-Gi JungOctober 22, 2021

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

Won-Gi JungWon-Gi JungOctober 21, 2021

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

Chaewon ChungChaewon Chung | Jeongmin Kim | Won-Gi JungOctober 19, 2021

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

Chaewon ChungChaewon Chung | Jeongmin Kim | Won-Gi JungOctober 18, 2021

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

Won-Gi JungWon-Gi JungOctober 18, 2021
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