November 30, 2022

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Jeongmin Kim

Jeongmin Kim is the Lead Correspondent at NK News, based in Seoul. Kim covers inter-Korean and DPRK-related foreign, defense and humanitarian affairs, and has covered the 2022 ROK Presidential election on the ground. Prior to joining NK News, she worked for the CSIS Korea Chair in Washington D.C. and Reuters news agency's Seoul bureau. Follow her on Twitter @jeongminnkim

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Seoul hosts sanctions compliance lecture after ROK ship ends up in North Korea

Seoul hosts sanctions compliance lecture after ROK ship ends up in North Korea

DPRK has growing interest in acquiring foreign vessels for evasion and illicit transfers, foreign ministry says

Seoul hosts sanctions compliance lecture after ROK ship ends up in North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 30, 2022
South Korean forces head to Guam to join US’ Operation Christmas Drop

South Korean forces head to Guam to join US’ Operation Christmas Drop

North Korea has used US-ROK military activities to justify flurry of ballistic missile tests over past months

South Korean forces head to Guam to join US’ Operation Christmas Drop
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 29, 2022
North Korea threatened death penalty for spreading COVID ‘rumors’

North Korea threatened death penalty for spreading COVID ‘rumors’

Public notice posted in Pyongyang earlier this year latest example of the regime’s Orwellian approach to pandemic

North Korea threatened death penalty for spreading COVID ‘rumors’
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 28, 2022
FULL TEXT: North Korea’s death penalty decree for spreading COVID ‘rumors’
NK PRO

FULL TEXT: North Korea’s death penalty decree for spreading COVID ‘rumors’

NK Pro translated public notice promising ‘merciless’ punishment for discussing non-state-approved opinions on pandemic

FULL TEXT: North Korea’s death penalty decree for spreading COVID ‘rumors’
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 28, 2022
Seoul to cremate woman’s body likely from North Korea: Unification ministry

Seoul to cremate woman’s body likely from North Korea: Unification ministry

North Korea ignores offers to repatriate remains of woman found with Kim Il Sung-Kim Jong Il badge near border

Seoul to cremate woman’s body likely from North Korea: Unification ministry
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 25, 2022
Seoul says it cannot and will not recognize North Korea as nuclear weapons state

Seoul says it cannot and will not recognize North Korea as nuclear weapons state

Defense ministry rejects idea of arms control with DPRK after Kim Yo Jong slams Seoul for considering more sanctions

Seoul says it cannot and will not recognize North Korea as nuclear weapons state
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 24, 2022
Kim Yo Jong likens US to ‘scared dog’ for pushing criticism of ICBM test at UN

Kim Yo Jong likens US to ‘scared dog’ for pushing criticism of ICBM test at UN

North Korean leader’s sister pledges ‘deadlier’ security crisis if the US doesn’t stop ‘obsessing’ over DPRK activities

Kim Yo Jong likens US to ‘scared dog’ for pushing criticism of ICBM test at UN
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Shreyas Reddy November 22, 2022
South Korea to review unilateral cyber sanctions if North Korea tests nuke

South Korea to review unilateral cyber sanctions if North Korea tests nuke

Seoul says it may designate individuals as DPRK has continued to test missiles following Oct. sanctions

South Korea to review unilateral cyber sanctions if North Korea tests nuke
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 22, 2022
South Korea, Japan test new interceptors after North Korean missile tests

South Korea, Japan test new interceptors after North Korean missile tests

US allies move to bolster missile defense systems after committing to more robust defense coordination at recent summit

South Korea, Japan test new interceptors after North Korean missile tests
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 22, 2022
Seoul defends its denuclearization plans despite North Korea’s latest ICBM test

Seoul defends its denuclearization plans despite North Korea’s latest ICBM test

Unification ministry says South Korea can ‘certainly’ achieve goal but offers few new details on how to convince DPRK

Seoul defends its denuclearization plans despite North Korea’s latest ICBM test
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim November 21, 2022
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