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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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Seoul planning “economic belt” connecting two Koreas: Blue House

Seoul planning “economic belt” connecting two Koreas: Blue House

In major policy announcement, S. Korea says it will draw "new economic map" of Korea

Seoul planning “economic belt” connecting two Koreas: Blue House
Damin Jung
Damin Jung July 19, 2017
Japanese lifestyle retailer Miniso still running Pyongyang branch: sources

Japanese lifestyle retailer Miniso still running Pyongyang branch: sources

Miniso Japan claimed last week that operations in Pyongyang had ended

Japanese lifestyle retailer Miniso still running Pyongyang branch: sources
China’s trade with N. Korea increased 10.5% in first half of 2017: Beijing

China’s trade with N. Korea increased 10.5% in first half of 2017: Beijing

Exports to DPRK increased by 29 percent, reports GAC, while imports fell 13.2 percent

China’s trade with N. Korea increased 10.5% in first half of 2017: Beijing
Damin Jung
Damin Jung July 13, 2017
S. Korean government still “willing” to re-open Kaesong Complex: KIC official

S. Korean government still “willing” to re-open Kaesong Complex: KIC official

"International and domestic public opinion" preventing reopening, however

S. Korean government still “willing” to re-open Kaesong Complex: KIC official
Damin Jung
Damin Jung July 12, 2017
Moon’s triangle: a fourth generation Japanese-Korean in Seoul

Moon’s triangle: a fourth generation Japanese-Korean in Seoul

Moon chose South Korean nationality over the North's, though hopes to return to Pyongyang

Moon’s triangle: a fourth generation Japanese-Korean in Seoul
Damin Jung
Damin Jung April 11, 2017
The very special case of third-country-born North Korean defectors

The very special case of third-country-born North Korean defectors

Teacher says that more support for children born to North Koreans outside Korea is needed

The very special case of third-country-born North Korean defectors
Damin Jung
Damin Jung March 9, 2017