December 02, 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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Coronavirus-related aid expected to arrive in North Korea later this month: IFRC

Coronavirus-related aid expected to arrive in North Korea later this month: IFRC

Cargo, including COVID-19 testing kits, to be subject to a 10-day quarantine in Sinuiju, spokesperson says

Coronavirus-related aid expected to arrive in North Korea later this month: IFRC
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 13, 2020
North Korea lays out budget plans, personnel changes at parliamentary meeting

North Korea lays out budget plans, personnel changes at parliamentary meeting

Lawmakers agree to spend 47.8% of state budget on economy, 15.9% on national defense

North Korea lays out budget plans, personnel changes at parliamentary meeting
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko | Jeongmin Kim April 12, 2020
North Korea’s Politburo discusses “danger” from COVID-19, promotes officials

North Korea’s Politburo discusses “danger” from COVID-19, promotes officials

Meeting comes ahead of planned parliamentary session, originally set to take place on Friday

North Korea’s Politburo discusses “danger” from COVID-19, promotes officials
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 11, 2020
North Korean state media yet to report on expected parliamentary meeting

North Korean state media yet to report on expected parliamentary meeting

Rubber-stamp DPRK Supreme People's Assembly was set to convene on Friday

North Korean state media yet to report on expected parliamentary meeting
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 11, 2020
What South Korea’s April 15 elections could mean for inter-Korean relations

What South Korea’s April 15 elections could mean for inter-Korean relations

While voters list other issues as greater concerns, who wins next week stands to have a major impact on North-South ties

What South Korea’s April 15 elections could mean for inter-Korean relations
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 10, 2020
South Korean military to hold two-week field training exercise this month

South Korean military to hold two-week field training exercise this month

4500 soldiers to undergo training at the Korea Combat Training Center (KCTC) in Gangwon province

South Korean military to hold two-week field training exercise this month
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 8, 2020
709 people in North Korea tested for COVID-19, no confirmed cases: WHO

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

World Health Organization receiving "weekly updates” from DPRK authorities, official tells Reuters

709 people in North Korea tested for COVID-19, no confirmed cases: WHO
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 8, 2020
Following coronavirus-related hurdles, NGO ships medical supplies to North Korea

Following coronavirus-related hurdles, NGO ships medical supplies to North Korea

Ignis Community to send $622,317 worth of medical equipment on a cargo ship from Dalian to Nampho

Following coronavirus-related hurdles, NGO ships medical supplies to North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 7, 2020
North Korean defector support group to send aid to elderly refugees in South

North Korean defector support group to send aid to elderly refugees in South

Emergency relief supplies such as food and hand sanitizer to be delivered to 636 North Korean escapees: Korea Hana

North Korean defector support group to send aid to elderly refugees in South
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 6, 2020
Number of defectors reaching South Korea fell in first quarter of 2020: MOU

Number of defectors reaching South Korea fell in first quarter of 2020: MOU

135 North Koreans arrived in South Korea between January and March this year, data reveals

Number of defectors reaching South Korea fell in first quarter of 2020: MOU
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 3, 2020
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