April 09, 2020

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Jeongmin Kim

Jeongmin Kim is a correspondent at NK News, based in Seoul. She previously worked for the CSIS Korea Chair and in the Seoul bureau of Reuters news agency. Follow her on Twitter @jeongminnkim

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South Korean military to hold two-week field training exercise this month

4500 soldiers to undergo training at the Korea Combat Training Center (KCTC) in Gangwon province

Jeongmin Kim April 8, 2020

709 people in North Korea tested for COVID-19, no confirmed cases: WHO

World Health Organization receiving "weekly updates” from DPRK authorities, official tells Reuters

Jeongmin Kim April 8, 2020

Following coronavirus-related hurdles, NGO ships medical supplies to North Korea

Ignis Community to send $622,317 worth of medical equipment on a cargo ship from Dalian to Nampho

Jeongmin Kim April 7, 2020

North Korean defector support group to send aid to elderly refugees in South

Emergency relief supplies such as food and hand sanitizer to be delivered to 636 North Korean escapees: Korea Hana

Jeongmin Kim April 6, 2020

Number of defectors reaching South Korea fell in first quarter of 2020: MOU

135 North Koreans arrived in South Korea between January and March this year, data reveals

Jeongmin Kim April 3, 2020

Export controls, border closures preventing delivery of aid to North Korea: IFRC

NGO won exemption from UN sanctions in February, is set to send 10,000 coronavirus test kits to the DPRK

Jeongmin Kim April 3, 2020

500 people remain under quarantine in North Korea, state media says

DPRK continues to claim no cases of COVID-19, though admits some cadres not taking threat as seriously as they should

Jeongmin Kim April 3, 2020

South Korea approves first coronavirus-related private aid for North Korea

ROK also set to donate $ 5.73 million to help DPRK with typhoon recovery, maternal and child health

Jeongmin Kim April 2, 2020

Fate of North Korean fishermen repatriated last year unclear, South Korea says

In response to UN refoulement concerns, Seoul admits it's unsure if the two men are still alive

Jeongmin Kim April 1, 2020

UN allocates $900,000 to COVID-19 response work in North Korea

Funds to go towards "life-saving health assistance" in DPRK, will be provided to WHO

Jeongmin Kim April 1, 2020
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