July 31, 2021

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Won-Gi Jung

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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North Korean ship named in sanctions report sinks near Japan’s west coast

The vessel appears to have been carrying iron banned for sale by UN sanctions

Author Image Min Chao Choy| Won-Gi Jung May 24, 2021
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Big jump in Chinese exports to North Korea led by fertilizer, food

Experts say North Korea may hope to boost production during farming season

Author Image Won-Gi Jung May 20, 2021
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EU extends sanctions to combat cyberattacks from North Korea and others

Chosun Expo, a North Korea-linked entity, has been listed in EU sanctions since July 2020

Author Image Won-Gi Jung May 19, 2021
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North Korea may be relaxing border controls as Chinese exports rise

Trade with China jumped significantly in April, but still far below pre-pandemic levels

Author Image Won-Gi Jung May 18, 2021
COVID-19

North Korea tests 26,720 people for COVID-19, reports no positive cases

The country continues to claim it’s COVID-free while intermittently reporting numbers to the World Health Organization

Author Image Won-Gi Jung May 17, 2021
News

China reports fuel export data to North Korea for first time in 5 months

Beijing may want to signal its willingness to play ball with sanctions regime, says expert

Author Image Won-Gi Jung May 14, 2021
COVID-19

North Korea in regular contact about COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Gavi says

North Korea’s Ministry of Public Health consulting with international agencies, according to spokesperson

Author Image Won-Gi Jung May 13, 2021
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UN approves North Korea sanctions exemption for COVID-19 testing kits

A Singapore-based humanitarian organization will have nine months to transfer the items

Author Image Won-Gi Jung May 13, 2021
News

Biden’s North Korea outreach may be supported by missile defense

The Pentagon has quietly continued investing in U.S. missile defense systems, experts say

Author Image Won-Gi Jung May 11, 2021
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Moon promises ‘strict’ response to activities that hinder inter-Korean relations

The South Korean president continues to press for outreach to North Korea, calls for return to talks

Author Image Jeongmin Kim| Won-Gi Jung May 10, 2021
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