August 10, 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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North Korea issues warnings on potential flood at the basin of Taedong River

North Korea released water from a dam near inter-Korean border without notifying South Korea: unification ministry

Jeongmin Kim August 5, 2020

WHO: North Korea tested redefector for COVID-19, but results 'inconclusive'

WHO also confirms that the city of Kaesong has been under lockdown since July 19, when the "redefector" was found

Jeongmin Kim August 5, 2020

North Korean state media slams South for 'deceitfully' enhancing missile power

North Korea's Meari says that new missile guidelines and an increased military budget go against Seoul's "peace" goals

Jeongmin Kim August 3, 2020

South Korean military admits to several failures after high-profile redefection

Clips recorded by surveillance equipment show that a defector named Kim swam towards the North in the dark

Jeongmin Kim July 31, 2020

North Korea fired anti-ship cruise missile this month: ROK military official

Launch not revealed by South Korea at the time as it was deemed part of "regular" training

Colin Zwirko | Jeongmin Kim July 30, 2020

Russian embassy evacuates 27 citizens from North Korea

A "continuous ban on movement" and "cancellation of international flights" challenged evacuation efforts, embassy said

Jeongmin Kim July 29, 2020

North Korea places new rules on diplomats following suspected COVID-19 case

Regulations place firm new restrictions on foreign envoys' freedom of movement, public gatherings

Jeongmin Kim July 28, 2020

JCS: Defector likely went past military barrier and swam towards North Korea

South Korean military officials admitted that security operations may have "overlooked" DPRK-bound redefections

Jeongmin Kim July 28, 2020

Seoul: Defector likely returned North through a drain, may not have COVID-19

Authorities believe that a bag left near the drain likely belongs to a defector surnamed Kim

Jeongmin Kim July 27, 2020

South Korea's unification ministry to inspect non-profit groups in mid-August

North Korea human rights advocates criticize the move, some rejecting request to submit documents for inspection

Jeongmin Kim July 24, 2020
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