September 21, 2020

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Dagyum Ji

Dagyum Ji was a senior NK News correspondent based in Seoul. She previously worked for Reuters TV.

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Moon stresses need for security, dialogue in National Assembly speech

ROK President says strong national defense “essential,” but that only dialogue can achieve denuclearization and peace

Dagyum Ji October 22, 2019

Concessions to "imperialist" sanctions can destroy nations, Rodong Sinmun warns

In analysis, North Korean party daily says experiences of Libya and Iraq should serve as a serious lesson

Dagyum Ji October 21, 2019

North Korean vice defense minister arrives in Beijing ahead of Xiangshan Forum

Kim Hyong Ryong's visit comes one day after Chinese military delegation left Pyongyang

Dagyum Ji October 17, 2019

North Korea could face major tuberculosis medication shortage, NGO warns

Eugene Bell Foundation calls on South Korean civil society to provide funds, "shoulder the responsibility"

Dagyum Ji October 17, 2019

North Korea's economic situation is "very difficult," party daily admits

Rodong Sinmun calls for greater self-sacrifice, knowledge-sharing among economic officials

Dagyum Ji October 16, 2019

Historic inter-Korean World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang ends in draw

Final score 0-0 at empty Kim Il Sung Stadium, as North Korean spectators reportedly not allowed to attend

Dagyum Ji | Oliver Hotham October 15, 2019

China, North Korea hold high-level military talks in Pyongyang

Meetings are the second of their kind in recent months

Dagyum Ji October 15, 2019

Inter-Korean soccer match to go ahead without press corps, live broadcast

ROK national team departed for Pyongyang game on Monday afternoon

Dagyum Ji October 14, 2019

In new North Korean book on leader's diplomacy, Hanoi summit conspicuously absent

"Open the new era of peace and prosperity" was released by Pyongyang Publishing House last month

Dagyum Ji October 11, 2019

North Korea's ruling party daily stresses self-reliance as key anniversary looms

Hostile forces seeking to "crush our Republic," Rodong Sinmun warns ahead of party foundation day

Dagyum Ji October 9, 2019