July 09, 2020

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Doyun Kim

Doyun is an NK News contributor based in Seoul. She studied Sociology and English at Wellesley College, where she initially developed her interest in DPRK issues.

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South Korean observers speculate on North Korea’s sudden visit

Central to debate is Kim Jong Un’s absence and rumors of regime problems

Doyun Kim October 6, 2014

N. Korea’s currency problems go deeper than money

Regime-watcher talks about the consequences of Pyongyang’s failing currency

Doyun Kim September 30, 2014

Despite warnings, South Koreans send anti-DPRK leaflets

Pyongyang says balloon launches must stop for improved inter-Korean relations

Doyun Kim September 23, 2014

IAEA calls North’s nuclear activities a ‘serious concern’

Expansion of DPRK’s nuclear program condemned, but observers doubt change

Doyun Kim September 16, 2014

Pyongyang international film festival kicks off Wednesday

North Korean, Western culture meet in peace through film

Doyun Kim September 16, 2014

North Korea returns South Korean national

South Korean defector handed back at Panmunjom along the DMZ

Doyun Kim September 12, 2014

Asian Games organizers remove flags prior to North Korea’s arrival

Expert says protest against North leads to decision that could harm S. Korea’s reputation

Doyun Kim September 11, 2014

Wrestling event draws attention, but does it help?

Experts divided over impact of pro wrestling event in Pyongyang

Doyun Kim September 3, 2014

North Korean documentary promotes Masikryong domestically

Year-round, family-friendly fun advertised to encourage off-season visitors

Doyun Kim August 26, 2014

North Korea invests in improved football coaching

DPRK brings in coach from Malaysia to raise performance to international standards

Doyun Kim August 21, 2014