November 25, 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 reports 5,368 ‘suspected’ COVID-19 cases, surge amid military parade

The number of those tested and quarantined in the DPRK spiked around the Oct. 10 parade, but no confirmed cases yet

Jeongmin Kim November 3, 2020

North Korea says it wants the US to stay out of inter-Korean affairs

DPRK accuses Blue House security chief of “cozying up to his master” after U.S. visit, blames Washington for tension

Jeongmin Kim October 29, 2020

Obama slams Trump, says Biden ‘wouldn’t coddle’ North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Former U.S. president endorses Joe Biden and criticizes Trump for ‘bragging’ about his close ties with Kim Jong Un

Jeongmin Kim October 28, 2020

Pyongyang stores low on foreign goods amid North Korean COVID-19 paranoia

State media warned citizens against imported items out of fear that they could spread the virus from abroad

Jeongmin Kim October 27, 2020

Expert roundup: Would South Korea’s president prefer Biden or Trump?

Analysts weigh in on what Seoul is hoping for this November -- and what it should do after the election results come out

Jeongmin Kim October 22, 2020

North Korea urges people indoors, fearing dust from China will spread COVID-19

Foreigners in Pyongyang say the government asked them to stay inside, while outdoor construction was banned on Thursday

Jeongmin Kim October 22, 2020

North Korea shares new ‘emergency quarantine law’ amid global COVID-19 woes

The DPRK claims that it has no cases of COVID-19, but the new law addresses what to do in an infectious disease outbreak

Jeongmin Kim October 20, 2020

North Korea accuses South Korea of an ‘evil scheme’ after US-ROK defense meeting

DPRK state media said that Washington and Seoul’s joint military exercises are “foul,” calling them “war practices”

Jeongmin Kim October 20, 2020

Shooting victim’s family vows to sue North Korea ‘just like the Warmbiers did’

The Warmbiers sent a letter to the family of the South Korean man shot and killed by North Korean soldiers on Sept. 22

Jeongmin Kim October 19, 2020

US and South Korea call North Korea’s new ICBM a ‘significant threat’

Top defense officials from Seoul and Washington stressed the need to “dismantle” Pyongyang’s growing missile program

Jeongmin Kim October 15, 2020
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