January 26, 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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In statement, Kim Kye Gwan confirms Trump sent letter to mark Kim Jong Un's birthday

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Trump asked South Korea to deliver a birthday note to Kim Jong Un, official says

Personal message reportedly already delivered to North Korea via the "appropriate" channels

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Seoul seeking "diverse" ways to facilitate greater inter-Korean travel: MOU

Proposals could include allowing South Koreans to be issued visas to visit the North, Seoul suggests

Jeongmin Kim January 10, 2020

North Korea's Yangdok hot springs and ski resort now open for business

Operation appears to primarily target domestic visitors for the time being, state media suggests

Jeongmin Kim January 10, 2020

North Koreans pledge to "break through the barriers" at country-wide rallies

Citizens, officials also reported to have assessed mistakes made in economic development last year

Jeongmin Kim January 8, 2020

South Korea seeking to "independently" advance relations with the North: MOU

Unification ministry appears to rebuff comments by U.S. ambassador, stresses Seoul's "stakeholder" role

Jeongmin Kim January 8, 2020

Moon says he's willing to meet Kim again, work to resume inter-Korean tourism

In New Year's speech, South Korean President calls for "realistic" steps to restart cooperation

Jeongmin Kim January 7, 2020
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