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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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Pyongyang to host first international fall marathon

Pyongyang to host first international fall marathon

October event not recognized by International Association of Athletics Federations, however

Pyongyang to host first international fall marathon
Damin Jung
Damin Jung August 23, 2017
Inside Pyongyang’s showcase Ryomyong Street

Inside Pyongyang’s showcase Ryomyong Street

Four months after opening, pro-DPRK outlet hails development for its green technology

Inside Pyongyang’s showcase Ryomyong Street
Damin Jung
Damin Jung August 21, 2017
New DPRK posters show North Korean ripping up new UNSC resolution

New DPRK posters show North Korean ripping up new UNSC resolution

"Whole U.S. mainland is in our range": another poster claims

New DPRK posters show North Korean ripping up new UNSC resolution
Damin Jung
Damin Jung August 18, 2017
Economic pressure on Pyongyang has “run its course”: Lavrov

Economic pressure on Pyongyang has “run its course”: Lavrov

Russian foreign minister says sanctions "literally seek to strangle North Korea economically"

Economic pressure on Pyongyang has “run its course”: Lavrov
Damin Jung
Damin Jung August 16, 2017
Religious freedom in N. Korea remains “of concern” to U.S.: State Department

Religious freedom in N. Korea remains “of concern” to U.S.: State Department

DPRK has been designated a "Country of Particular Concern" since 2001

Religious freedom in N. Korea remains “of concern” to U.S.: State Department
Damin Jung
Damin Jung August 16, 2017
N. Korea not discussing remaining detainees with U.S.: foreign ministry

N. Korea not discussing remaining detainees with U.S.: foreign ministry

Citizens Kim Hak-song, Tony Kim, and Kim Dong-chul remain in DPRK custody, conditions unclear

N. Korea not discussing remaining detainees with U.S.: foreign ministry
Damin Jung
Damin Jung August 15, 2017
Chinese FM “will not” say whether Beijing would remain neutral in DPRK-U.S. war

Chinese FM “will not” say whether Beijing would remain neutral in DPRK-U.S. war

Spokesperson insists China's stance is "a hypothetical question"

Chinese FM “will not” say whether Beijing would remain neutral in DPRK-U.S. war
Damin Jung
Damin Jung August 14, 2017
North Korea launches new war-themed games for mobile phones: state media

North Korea launches new war-themed games for mobile phones: state media

Users can reportedly use "nuclear depth bombs" and "anti-submarine rockets" against virtual enemies

North Korea launches new war-themed games for mobile phones: state media
Damin Jung
Damin Jung August 11, 2017
Photos reveal North Korea’s new portable intranet devices

Photos reveal North Korea’s new portable intranet devices

New USB dongle for sale suggests growing access: expert

Photos reveal North Korea’s new portable intranet devices
Damin Jung
Damin Jung August 10, 2017
China will pay price to fully implement UNSC sanctions: Wang Yi

China will pay price to fully implement UNSC sanctions: Wang Yi

Chinese FM says Beijing's "traditional economic ties" will make implementation costly

China will pay price to fully implement UNSC sanctions: Wang Yi
Damin Jung
Damin Jung August 7, 2017