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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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North Korea’s sixth nuclear test: What happens next?

North Korea’s sixth nuclear test: What happens next?

Experts weigh in on possible military and economic measures, and potential response from North Korea

North Korea’s sixth nuclear test: What happens next?
Damin Jung
Damin Jung September 3, 2017
Kim Jong Un inspects thermonuclear weapon to be loaded in ICBM warhead

Kim Jong Un inspects thermonuclear weapon to be loaded in ICBM warhead

North Korea says all components domestically produced, meaning unlimited production possible

Kim Jong Un inspects thermonuclear weapon to be loaded in ICBM warhead
Damin Jung
Damin Jung September 2, 2017
About 70-80,000 Chinese tourists visit North Korean port area annually: report

About 70-80,000 Chinese tourists visit North Korean port area annually: report

Chinese and Russian interest in North Korea tourism remain active, expert says

About 70-80,000 Chinese tourists visit North Korean port area annually: report
Damin Jung
Damin Jung September 1, 2017
North and South Korea make contact in Bangkok at DPRK census planning talks

North and South Korea make contact in Bangkok at DPRK census planning talks

Delegates from Seoul and Pyongyang participate in talks on UNFPA plans for 2018 study

North and South Korea make contact in Bangkok at DPRK census planning talks
Damin Jung
Damin Jung August 31, 2017
Expert survey: Can the international community slow N. Korea’s missile testing?

Expert survey: Can the international community slow N. Korea’s missile testing?

Scholars weigh in on the potential fallout from Pyongyang's latest missile launch over Japan

Expert survey: Can the international community slow N. Korea’s missile testing?
Damin Jung
Damin Jung August 29, 2017
Flooding, drought “exacerbated” chronic North Korean issues: UNICEF

Flooding, drought “exacerbated” chronic North Korean issues: UNICEF

Organization reports 70 percent of DPRK citizens remain food insecure

Flooding, drought “exacerbated” chronic North Korean issues: UNICEF
Damin Jung
Damin Jung August 29, 2017
Seoul warns South Korean companies on U.S. secondary sanctions

Seoul warns South Korean companies on U.S. secondary sanctions

Move follows new measures by U.S. Treasury against entities in China, Russia, Singapore, and Namibia

Seoul warns South Korean companies on U.S. secondary sanctions
Damin Jung
Damin Jung August 28, 2017
Japan imposes more unilateral North Korea sanctions

Japan imposes more unilateral North Korea sanctions

Joint unilateral sanctions by UN member states must be implemented in coordination, expert says

Japan imposes more unilateral North Korea sanctions
Damin Jung
Damin Jung August 25, 2017
Russia, China have surrendered to U.S. by supporting sanctions: N. Korean media

Russia, China have surrendered to U.S. by supporting sanctions: N. Korean media

In second editorial criticizing Beijing and Moscow in as many days, Rodong attacks "great powers"

Russia, China have surrendered to U.S. by supporting sanctions: N. Korean media
Damin Jung
Damin Jung August 25, 2017
North Korean conglomerate-style company now selling alcohol: photos

North Korean conglomerate-style company now selling alcohol: photos

Naegohyang is more commonly known for tobacco, sporting goods

North Korean conglomerate-style company now selling alcohol: photos
Damin Jung
Damin Jung August 24, 2017