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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South Korean military detects ‘trails’ likely from North Korean rockets: JCS

South Korean military detects ‘trails’ likely from North Korean rockets: JCS

Joint Chiefs of Staff statement follows local media report that DPRK fired multiple rocket launcher on Sunday morning

South Korean military detects ‘trails’ likely from North Korean rockets: JCS
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 12, 2022
North Korea signals US policy shift with new pick for foreign minister: Biegun

North Korea signals US policy shift with new pick for foreign minister: Biegun

Choe Son Hui’s new role indicates DPRK could choose to engage Washington or Seoul but not both, former US official says

North Korea signals US policy shift with new pick for foreign minister: Biegun
Kim Jong Un stresses DPRK’s right to self-defense based on ‘power for power’

Kim Jong Un stresses DPRK’s right to self-defense based on ‘power for power’

At party meeting, North Korean leader taps Choe Son Hui as foreign minister, Ri Son Gwon to lead inter-Korean affairs

Kim Jong Un stresses DPRK’s right to self-defense based on ‘power for power’
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 11, 2022
‘My final wish’: The North Korea story of beloved TV host Song Hae

‘My final wish’: The North Korea story of beloved TV host Song Hae

Late performer dreamed of performing in his hometown in the DPRK, which he was forced to flee during Korean War

‘My final wish’: The North Korea story of beloved TV host Song Hae
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 10, 2022
Yoon taps diplomat experienced in North Korea issues for UN ambassador

Yoon taps diplomat experienced in North Korea issues for UN ambassador

South Korean president also announced nominees for ambassadorships to China, Russia and Japan this week

Yoon taps diplomat experienced in North Korea issues for UN ambassador
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 9, 2022
For Kim Jong Un, North Korea’s COVID crisis is also a propaganda opportunity

For Kim Jong Un, North Korea’s COVID crisis is also a propaganda opportunity

Experts say state media has savvily manipulated stats to show the regime is leading country to overcome outbreak

For Kim Jong Un, North Korea’s COVID crisis is also a propaganda opportunity
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 8, 2022
Defector activist claims he sent 20 balloons carrying COVID aid to North Korea

Defector activist claims he sent 20 balloons carrying COVID aid to North Korea

Launch of balloons with masks, Tylenol and vitamin C tablets violates anti-leaflet law, unification ministry says

Defector activist claims he sent 20 balloons carrying COVID aid to North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 7, 2022
US and South Korea conduct air force drill against North Korean ‘provocations’

US and South Korea conduct air force drill against North Korean ‘provocations’

Twenty fighter jets fly in formation to practice ‘overwhelming response’ to enemy threats, ROK military says

US and South Korea conduct air force drill against North Korean ‘provocations’
North Korea has been testing nuclear detonation device ‘for weeks’: ROK official

North Korea has been testing nuclear detonation device ‘for weeks’: ROK official

South Korea’s National Security Office says DPRK unlikely to conduct nuclear test in next couple of days

North Korea has been testing nuclear detonation device ‘for weeks’: ROK official
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 25, 2022
US and South Korea fire two missiles in response to North Korean ICBM: JCS

US and South Korea fire two missiles in response to North Korean ICBM: JCS

Seoul says it also conducted fighter jet exercise after DPRK tested ‘likely’ long-range missile

US and South Korea fire two missiles in response to North Korean ICBM: JCS
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