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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Kim Hyong Jun, Ho Chol Man, and Ri Ho Rim all seen voting at recent ruling party meeting
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DPRK also extends winter vacation for students as quarantine measures taken across the country
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