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 releases an additional 1710 people from quarantine

News comes as DPRK appears increasingly confident that "super-special" measures against COVID-19 are working

Jeongmin Kim March 13, 2020

10 million North Koreans "urgently require" food assistance: UN report

Dry weather persisted throughout the first half of 2019, says WMO, despite Kim Jong Un's claim of a "bumper harvest"

Jeongmin Kim March 12, 2020

North Korean company unveils new weight-loss app for women

"Female Health Journal" allows users to monitor caloric intake, offers daily exercise tips

Jeongmin Kim March 10, 2020

North Korea risking "huge economic loss" with coronavirus measures: state media

Uriminzokkiri hails ruling party's "super special quarantine measures" against novel coronavirus

Jeongmin Kim March 10, 2020

Some North Koreans defying coronavirus prevention rules, state media complains

Rodong Sinmun condemns "unacceptable" behavior by some cadres as DPRK releases 3650 from quarantine

Jeongmin Kim March 9, 2020

North Korea warns of "grave response" to EU states' condemnation of missile test

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) spokesperson defends DPRK's "usual training of our military" earlier in the week

Jeongmin Kim | Oliver Hotham March 7, 2020

MSF medical supplies for North Korea coronavirus prevention work arrive in China

Shipment includes masks, gloves, goggles, gowns, and hand hygiene products, spokesperson says

Jeongmin Kim March 6, 2020

North Korea releases 221 foreigners from quarantine, state media says

159 expatriates remain under "medical observation" in DPRK amid fears of coronavirus spread

Jeongmin Kim March 5, 2020

Kim Jong Un offers condolences to South Koreans fighting coronavirus outbreak

In letter to President Moon Jae-in, DPRK leader says he will "quietly cheer" for compatriots in the South

Jeongmin Kim | Oliver Hotham March 5, 2020
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