About the Author
Dagyum Ji was a senior NK News correspondent based in Seoul. She previously worked for Reuters TV.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is aware of the “considerable cultural influence” of recent K-pop concerts on DPRK society but is willing to continue cultural exchanges, South Korea's culture minister said on Tuesday.
Speaking at a news conference with foreign media, Do Jong-whan of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) shared his experiences from a four-day trip to Pyongyang earlier in the month.