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
Promotion notable given Kim's background in state construction works, analyst says
At new year's press conference, Moon Jae-in reiterates hopes for renewed inter-Korean tourism in 2020
Top ruling party cadre Jo Yong Won remained the DPRK leader's closest aide, however
In statement, Kim Kye Gwan confirms Trump sent letter to mark Kim Jong Un's birthday
Personal message reportedly already delivered to North Korea via the "appropriate" channels
Proposals could include allowing South Koreans to be issued visas to visit the North, Seoul suggests
Operation appears to primarily target domestic visitors for the time being, state media suggests
Citizens, officials also reported to have assessed mistakes made in economic development last year
Unification ministry appears to rebuff comments by U.S. ambassador, stresses Seoul's "stakeholder" role
In New Year's speech, South Korean President calls for "realistic" steps to restart cooperation
Join the influential community of members who rely on NK News original news and in-depth reporting
Enter your details below
Sign In Forgot Password?
Don't have an account? SIGN UP
Already have an account? SIGN IN
Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.
Specialist news and analysis, research tools, and unique data sets
Internet Explorer is not compatible with this website. We instead recommend using Chrome, Edge, Firefox or Safari.
Microsoft ceased supporting IE 10 and older in 2016.
In addition, Microsoft cyber-security chief Chris Jackson has been urging users to stop using the browser since February 2019.