December 08, 2022

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Jeongmin Kim

Jeongmin Kim is the 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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North Korean soldiers fired on South Korean guard post at DMZ, Seoul says

North Korean soldiers fired on South Korean guard post at DMZ, Seoul says

No casualties reported in brief exchange of fire, South Korean military says

North Korean soldiers fired on South Korean guard post at DMZ, Seoul says
Kim Jong Un factory visit footage hints at possible recent medical procedure

Kim Jong Un factory visit footage hints at possible recent medical procedure

North Korean TV segment shows Kim riding a golf cart and with a new mark on his wrist

Kim Jong Un factory visit footage hints at possible recent medical procedure
NGO sends leaflets carrying news of defector election victories to North Korea

NGO sends leaflets carrying news of defector election victories to North Korea

Defector-run Fighters for a Free North Korea also sends cash, USB drives to the DPRK

NGO sends leaflets carrying news of defector election victories to North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim May 1, 2020
North Korean IT company releases new Chinese language learning app

North Korean IT company releases new Chinese language learning app

Kyemyong Technology Development Company also known to have developed antivirus software, weight management app

North Korean IT company releases new Chinese language learning app
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 30, 2020
South Korean minister dismisses “fake news” surrounding Kim Jong Un’s health

South Korean minister dismisses “fake news” surrounding Kim Jong Un’s health

Speculation about DPRK leader has reached "infodemic" levels, unification minister Kim Yeon-chul complains

South Korean minister dismisses “fake news” surrounding Kim Jong Un’s health
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 28, 2020
No unusual signs from North Korea amid Kim Jong Un health reports, South insists

No unusual signs from North Korea amid Kim Jong Un health reports, South insists

Unification minister's remarks follow claims by top Blue House adviser that DPRK leader is "alive and well"

No unusual signs from North Korea amid Kim Jong Un health reports, South insists
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 27, 2020
South Korea, U.S. wrap up combined joint air force exercises: MND

South Korea, U.S. wrap up combined joint air force exercises: MND

Scale and length of the drills this week are "on par with" previous years, ROK military says

South Korea, U.S. wrap up combined joint air force exercises: MND
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 24, 2020
North Korea’s health ministry launches new website

North Korea’s health ministry launches new website

Ministry of Public Health website lauds DPRK's successes in public health, details state's COVID-19 response

North Korea’s health ministry launches new website
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 23, 2020
740 people in North Korea tested for COVID-19, still no confirmed cases: WHO

740 people in North Korea tested for COVID-19, still no confirmed cases: WHO

New WHO figures suggest just 31 have been tested since the beginning of the month

740 people in North Korea tested for COVID-19, still no confirmed cases: WHO
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 22, 2020
North Korea experiencing economic hardship, “lagging behind”: state media

North Korea experiencing economic hardship, “lagging behind”: state media

Cabinet newspaper also warns against taking aid from "blabbering" imperialists

North Korea experiencing economic hardship, “lagging behind”: state media
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 22, 2020
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