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
Seoul’s unification ministry to hold “workshop” for improving human rights groups’ administrative skills
North Koreans are in the throes of a mandated, national “labor battle” — a “torturous” time that defectors can’t forget
In a long-winded statement, the DPRK lambasts Japan, the U.N. Security Council and those suspicious of its space program
Fear of COVID-19 is driving the DPRK to warn citizens about imported items, birds, snow, cigarettes and polluted air
Nearly 300 days have passed since North Korea closed its borders to shield itself from the “catastrophic” COVID-19 virus
Construction on the Gyeongwon line is aimed at ultimately reconnecting railway up to Wonsan in North Korea
North Korea says it tested 12,072 people for COVID-19 as of Oct. 29, with all results coming up “negative” for the virus
As of Nov. 13, North Korea has not said anything about President-elect Joe Biden’s victory
Both leaders spoke by phone on Thursday, marking their first official chat after Biden became President-elect
The warning comes after state media claims that migratory birds, snow and yellow dust from China could spread the virus
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