January 21, 2021

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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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Jeongmin Kim February 7, 2020

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Current coronavirus prevention measures by DPRK state preventing Kim Son Gyong from attending, NK News understands

Jeongmin Kim February 6, 2020

The unresolved and sidelined: North Korean human rights and summit diplomacy

Olivia Enos of Heritage discusses why issue of DPRK human rights should be addressed in future denuclearization talks

Jeongmin Kim February 5, 2020

North Korean factories taking “emergency” steps to increase face mask production

DPRK also using "our style" disinfectant to fight coronavirus spread, state media claims

Jeongmin Kim February 4, 2020

New North Korean smartphones using AI, facial recognition technology: DPRK Today

Latest "Jindallae"-brand models popular thanks to their "unique appearance, function, and convenience," state media says

Jeongmin Kim February 4, 2020

North Korean Cabinet moves to strengthen Pyongyang’s oversight over the economy

In first meeting this year, DPRK technocrats pledge to consolidate state's "unified guidance" in enterprise

Jeongmin Kim February 3, 2020

U.S. ready to respond to possible “late Christmas gift” from North Korea: DOD

Defense department official insists U.S. still seeking "diplomatic solution" to DPRK issue

Jeongmin Kim January 30, 2020

Inter-Korean office at Kaesong “temporarily closed” amid coronavirus fears: MOU

Shut down comes as North Korean party daily promises "revolutionary countermeasures" to 2019-nCoV spread

Jeongmin Kim January 29, 2020

Kim Jong Gwan confirmed as North Korea’s new defense minister: state media

Promotion notable given Kim's background in state construction works, analyst says

Jeongmin Kim January 21, 2020

Door still open for dialogue with North Korea, South Korean President insists

At new year's press conference, Moon Jae-in reiterates hopes for renewed inter-Korean tourism in 2020

Jeongmin Kim January 14, 2020