July 07, 2022

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Jeongmin Kim

Jeongmin Kim is a Lead Correspondent at NK News, based in Seoul. Kim covers inter-Korean and DPRK-related foreign, defense and humanitarian affairs, and has covered the 2022 ROK Presidential election on the ground. Prior to joining NK News, she worked for the CSIS Korea Chair in Washington D.C. and Reuters news agency’s Seoul bureau. Follow her on Twitter @jeongminnkim

 

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Seoul demands DPRK give notice of dam opening after it doesn’t answer hotline

Seoul demands DPRK give notice of dam opening after it doesn’t answer hotline

Unification ministry says North Korea did not reply to regular call this morning, as heavy rains raise flooding concerns

Seoul demands DPRK give notice of dam opening after it doesn’t answer hotline
Chaewon Chung
Chaewon Chung | Jeongmin Kim June 28, 2022
Unification minister says North Korean nukes target South, not just US

Unification minister says North Korean nukes target South, not just US

DPRK’s new plans for front-line units violate ‘spirit’ of inter-Korean military deal, Kwon Young-se tells reporters

Unification minister says North Korean nukes target South, not just US
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 28, 2022
Kim Jong Un guides meeting of top officials on reorganizing party departments

Kim Jong Un guides meeting of top officials on reorganizing party departments

Latest appearance marks fourth event North Korean leader has joined this month, though state media short on details

Kim Jong Un guides meeting of top officials on reorganizing party departments
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 28, 2022
Yoon hails peace ‘through strong might’ on anniversary of North Korea’s invasion

Yoon hails peace ‘through strong might’ on anniversary of North Korea’s invasion

South Korean president’s call for enhancing security posture follows DPRK’s revision of front-line military plans

Yoon hails peace ‘through strong might’ on anniversary of North Korea’s invasion
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 27, 2022
Seoul needs new weapons for ‘crushing defeat’ of Kim Jong Un: Munitions chief

Seoul needs new weapons for ‘crushing defeat’ of Kim Jong Un: Munitions chief

New head of South Korea’s arms procurement agency says national security situation unstable despite defense budget spike

Seoul needs new weapons for ‘crushing defeat’ of Kim Jong Un: Munitions chief
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 23, 2022
North Korea may use successful ROK rocket launch to justify own tests: Experts

North Korea may use successful ROK rocket launch to justify own tests: Experts

Analysts expect Pyongyang to chafe at fact Seoul can test indigenous rocket when it can't due to dual-use concerns

North Korea may use successful ROK rocket launch to justify own tests: Experts
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 22, 2022
North Korea denounces ‘aggressive’ US-led joint exercise set to start this month

North Korea denounces ‘aggressive’ US-led joint exercise set to start this month

More than two dozen countries to join Rim of the Pacific drills through August, including South Korea and Japan

North Korea denounces ‘aggressive’ US-led joint exercise set to start this month
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 15, 2022
North Korea has assembled 20 nuclear warheads, think tank estimates

North Korea has assembled 20 nuclear warheads, think tank estimates

Expert says figure is relatively conservative, noting estimates can vary widely depending on method of calculation

North Korea has assembled 20 nuclear warheads, think tank estimates
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 14, 2022
‘Nobody would want’ US nuclear weapons in South Korea: ROK defense minister

‘Nobody would want’ US nuclear weapons in South Korea: ROK defense minister

Lee Jong-sup’s statement comes as US, South Korea and Japan meet in Singapore to discuss North Korean threats

‘Nobody would want’ US nuclear weapons in South Korea: ROK defense minister
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 13, 2022
Opposition party slams Yoon Suk-yeol for not announcing North Korean rocket test

Opposition party slams Yoon Suk-yeol for not announcing North Korean rocket test

South Korean president says administration did not initially publicize launches because they were ‘not missiles’

Opposition party slams Yoon Suk-yeol for not announcing North Korean rocket test
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 13, 2022
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