December 07, 2021

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Damin Jung

Damin Jung was an NK News correspondent based in Seoul. She previously worked at the CSIS (Center for Strategic and International Studies) Korea Chair.

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What do the two Koreas mean to third-country born children?

What do the two Koreas mean to third-country born children?

More than 50% of defector schoolchildren are now of third-country origin

What do the two Koreas mean to third-country born children?
Damin Jung
Damin Jung September 28, 2017
“We don’t doubt” that U.S. could destroy North Korea: Russian foreign minister

“We don’t doubt” that U.S. could destroy North Korea: Russian foreign minister

Sergei Lavrov says Moscow welcomes some aspects of Trump's speech, but urges dialogue over "threats"

“We don’t doubt” that U.S. could destroy North Korea: Russian foreign minister
Damin Jung
Damin Jung September 20, 2017
Light industry production in Kaesong up by 120%: North Korean media

Light industry production in Kaesong up by 120%: North Korean media

Claims in Arirang-Meari come amid increased government emphasis on domestic manufacturing

Light industry production in Kaesong up by 120%: North Korean media
Damin Jung
Damin Jung September 18, 2017
Tillerson calls for Russia and China to take “direct action” against North Korea

Tillerson calls for Russia and China to take “direct action” against North Korea

Beijing and Moscow could limit oil flow, stop hiring DPRK laborers: Secretary of State

Tillerson calls for Russia and China to take “direct action” against North Korea
Damin Jung
Damin Jung September 14, 2017
Why South Korean media so often misses the mark on North Korea

Why South Korean media so often misses the mark on North Korea

The South could be a hub of great reporting on the DPRK - so why does it so often fall flat?

Why South Korean media so often misses the mark on North Korea
Damin Jung
Damin Jung September 14, 2017
Moscow, Beijing “revised” tough sanctions proposed by U.S.: Russian FM

Moscow, Beijing “revised” tough sanctions proposed by U.S.: Russian FM

Kremlin hails success in stopping full oil ban, DPRK overseas labor prohibitions

Moscow, Beijing “revised” tough sanctions proposed by U.S.: Russian FM
Damin Jung
Damin Jung September 12, 2017
Mexico expels North Korean ambassador in response to sixth nuke test

Mexico expels North Korean ambassador in response to sixth nuke test

Kim Hyong Gil is now persona non grata, has 72 hours to leave the country

Mexico expels North Korean ambassador in response to sixth nuke test
Damin Jung
Damin Jung September 7, 2017
China would support further UNSC sanctions against North Korea: FM

China would support further UNSC sanctions against North Korea: FM

Wang Yi says "necessary measures" must be taken after sixth nuclear test

China would support further UNSC sanctions against North Korea: FM
Damin Jung
Damin Jung September 7, 2017
British Council suspends English teacher training program in North Korea

British Council suspends English teacher training program in North Korea

Move is response to UK government's updated DPRK travel advice: spokesperson

British Council suspends English teacher training program in North Korea
Damin Jung
Damin Jung September 7, 2017
Ferry service connecting Vladivostok and Rajin suspended amid legal dispute

Ferry service connecting Vladivostok and Rajin suspended amid legal dispute

Demand for the route still remains high, operator insists

Ferry service connecting Vladivostok and Rajin suspended amid legal dispute
Damin Jung
Damin Jung September 5, 2017
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