April 06, 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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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

Three officials likely promoted to full members of North Korea's Politburo

Kim Hyong Jun, Ho Chol Man, and Ri Ho Rim all seen voting at recent ruling party meeting

Jeongmin Kim March 5, 2020

North Korea hails anniversary of Kim Jong Un's Hanoi trip, omits mention of U.S.

Vice foreign minister Ri Kil Song praises DPRK leader's "historic maiden visit" to Vietnam last February

Jeongmin Kim March 3, 2020

3920 people under quarantine in North Korea's South Phyongan, Kangwon provinces

Amid coronavirus concerns, state media reports nearly 7000 now being held for "medical monitoring" in DPRK

Jeongmin Kim March 1, 2020

North Korean border to stay shut until coronavirus cure available, official says

DPRK also extends winter vacation for students as quarantine measures taken across the country

Jeongmin Kim February 27, 2020

North Korean media slams high-profile defector diplomat-turned-politician

Prominent escapees serving as "shock troops of inter-Korean confrontation," Meari outlet says

Jeongmin Kim February 26, 2020

MSF granted sanctions exemption for North Korea coronavirus prevention work

NGO gets the all-clear to bring personal protective equipment, diagnostic equipment into DPRK

Jeongmin Kim February 25, 2020
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