March 01, 2021

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Kim Jong Un’s missing wife likely alive and well, Seoul intelligence agency says

South Korea’s NIS also allegedly told lawmakers that North Korea is suffering from food shortages in border areas

Update (Feb. 17, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. KST): This article has been updated to include new remarks from the South Korean National Intelligence Service as well as National Assembly lawmaker Ha Tae-keung.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s wife, Ri Sol Ju, is “staying well with her children” despite the fact that she has been missing from state media for more than a year now, according to South Korean lawmakers.