September 19, 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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North Korea tightens fishing rules for Chinese boats due to COVID event: UN PoE
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North Korea tightens fishing rules for Chinese boats due to COVID event: UN PoE

Chinese fishers in DPRK waters face severe consequences if caught without the necessary paperwork, new report shows

North Korea tightens fishing rules for Chinese boats due to COVID event: UN PoE
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 31, 2021
Seoul’s unification minister claims Pyongyang receptive to inter-Korean aid

Seoul’s unification minister claims Pyongyang receptive to inter-Korean aid

Lee In-young envisions inter-Korean cooperation on COVID-19, other areas while calling for return to dialogue

Seoul’s unification minister claims Pyongyang receptive to inter-Korean aid
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Jeongmin Kim August 31, 2021
DPRK claps back at UN chief, defends lockdown against human rights concerns

DPRK claps back at UN chief, defends lockdown against human rights concerns

UN Secretary-General recently raised concerns about border closure’s ‘adverse’ impact on food security, vaccine rollout

DPRK claps back at UN chief, defends lockdown against human rights concerns
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 26, 2021
Sports, not sanctions, will encourage North Korea to denuclearize: ROK governor

Sports, not sanctions, will encourage North Korea to denuclearize: ROK governor

In exclusive interview, Choi Moon-soon also says anti-DPRK leaflets are ‘ineffective’ and threaten local citizens’ lives

Sports, not sanctions, will encourage North Korea to denuclearize: ROK governor
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 24, 2021
FULL TEXT: Presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung’s North Korea policy statement
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FULL TEXT: Presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung’s North Korea policy statement

NK Pro translated and summarized Lee’s views on North Korea and foreign policy revealed on Sunday

FULL TEXT: Presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung’s North Korea policy statement
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 23, 2021
Top presidential candidate calls for ‘conditional’ North Korea sanctions relief

Top presidential candidate calls for ‘conditional’ North Korea sanctions relief

Progressive governor Lee Jae-myung of ruling party hints at continuity with Moon in major policy statement

Top presidential candidate calls for ‘conditional’ North Korea sanctions relief
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 23, 2021
Washington’s top North Korea envoy visits Seoul amid ongoing US-ROK joint drills

Washington’s top North Korea envoy visits Seoul amid ongoing US-ROK joint drills

Sung Kim’s second trip since appointment comes two weeks after Pyongyang criticized 'hostile' joint drills

Washington’s top North Korea envoy visits Seoul amid ongoing US-ROK joint drills
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 20, 2021
Kim Jong Un visits construction site for new luxury apartments in Pyongyang

Kim Jong Un visits construction site for new luxury apartments in Pyongyang

DPRK leader, reappearing after 3-week absence, reportedly praised builders for progress despite economic difficulties

Kim Jong Un visits construction site for new luxury apartments in Pyongyang
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 20, 2021
South Korea detaining North Korea-linked ship suspected of sanctions violations

South Korea detaining North Korea-linked ship suspected of sanctions violations

Exclusive NK News photos show impounded Mongolia-flagged ship held in waters off South Korea's coast

South Korea detaining North Korea-linked ship suspected of sanctions violations
COVAX offers almost 3 million doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine to North Korea

COVAX offers almost 3 million doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine to North Korea

WHO representative to DPRK says country could successfully manage vaccine rollout with ‘adequate’ support

COVAX offers almost 3 million doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine to North Korea
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Jeongmin Kim August 19, 2021
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