January 20, 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?

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

Damin Jung September 28, 2017

“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"

Damin Jung September 20, 2017

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

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

Damin Jung September 18, 2017

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

Damin Jung September 14, 2017

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?

Damin Jung September 14, 2017

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

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

Damin Jung September 12, 2017

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

Damin Jung September 7, 2017

China would support further UNSC sanctions against North Korea: FM

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

Damin Jung September 7, 2017

British Council suspends English teacher training program in North Korea

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

Damin Jung September 7, 2017

Ferry service connecting Vladivostok and Rajin suspended amid legal dispute

Demand for the route still remains high, operator insists

Damin Jung September 5, 2017
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