March 26, 2023


Yeji Chung

Yeji Chung is an editorial intern at NK News and studies political science at George Washington University.


Cable TV channel says it was dropped over alleged pro-North Korea views

Tongil TV claims decision has put it at risk of collapse, while experts call move a loss for discourse about DPRK

Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll | Yeji ChungFebruary 2, 2023

ROK police arrest ex-underwear boss for alleged business deal with North Korea

Prosecutors say Kim Seong-tae orchestrated transfer of some $6.4 million to DPRK in exchange for exclusive mining rights

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Yeji ChungJanuary 17, 2023

‘I like Messi’: What North Koreans think of soccer beyond their borders

The country’s relative openness to sports allows DPRK fans to follow superstars and take inspiration from their feats

Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy | Yeji ChungDecember 28, 2022

From frontline to online: An ex-North Korean soldier’s path to YouTube stardom

Jung Haneul made rare escape across DMZ after seeing ‘injustices’ in the DPRK, and now shares his story with the world

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Yeji ChungDecember 2, 2022
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What BTS’ Jin can expect from front-line military service at North Korean border

Former soldiers say serving on DPRK’s doorstep can be exhausting, but also recall things they enjoyed about army life

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Yeji ChungNovember 18, 2022

Canine symbols of inter-Korean peace at center of spat between ROK presidents

Ex-president Moon Jae-in claims Yoon administration no longer wants him to raise Pungsan dogs gifted by Kim Jong Un

Yeji ChungYeji ChungNovember 10, 2022

South Korea warns travelers not to bring North Korean propaganda into country

New customs form explicitly lists DPRK media as prohibited item, even as Seoul weighs increasing access

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Yeji ChungNovember 8, 2022

Moon government hid evidence on North Korea’s killing of ROK official: Auditors

Defense ministry deleted files on Lee Dae-jun’s 2020 death after multiple agencies botched response, new report alleges

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Yeji ChungOctober 17, 2022

North Korea could conduct more than one nuclear test in a row: Experts

Consecutive tests would advance DPRK’s tactical nuke development while limiting political fallout, analysts tell NK News

Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Yeji ChungOctober 17, 2022

North Korea says it flew 150 warplanes in response to US-ROK naval drills

DPRK says exercise took place Saturday, in what experts call rare flight activity that sought to test allies’ response

Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Yeji ChungOctober 10, 2022