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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Export controls, border closures preventing delivery of aid to North Korea: IFRC

Export controls, border closures preventing delivery of aid to North Korea: IFRC

NGO won exemption from UN sanctions in February, is set to send 10,000 coronavirus test kits to the DPRK

Export controls, border closures preventing delivery of aid to North Korea: IFRC
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 3, 2020
500 people remain under quarantine in North Korea, state media says

500 people remain under quarantine in North Korea, state media says

DPRK continues to claim no cases of COVID-19, though admits some cadres not taking threat as seriously as they should

500 people remain under quarantine in North Korea, state media says
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 3, 2020
South Korea approves first coronavirus-related private aid for North Korea

South Korea approves first coronavirus-related private aid for North Korea

ROK also set to donate $ 5.73 million to help DPRK with typhoon recovery, maternal and child health

South Korea approves first coronavirus-related private aid for North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 2, 2020
Fate of North Korean fishermen repatriated last year unclear, South Korea says

Fate of North Korean fishermen repatriated last year unclear, South Korea says

In response to UN refoulement concerns, Seoul admits it's unsure if the two men are still alive

Fate of North Korean fishermen repatriated last year unclear, South Korea says
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 1, 2020
UN allocates $900,000 to COVID-19 response work in North Korea

UN allocates $900,000 to COVID-19 response work in North Korea

Funds to go towards "life-saving health assistance" in DPRK, will be provided to WHO

UN allocates $900,000 to COVID-19 response work in North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 1, 2020
MSF, UNICEF coronavirus-related medical supplies arrive in North Korea

MSF, UNICEF coronavirus-related medical supplies arrive in North Korea

Arrival of PPE follows sanctions exemptions in late February, reasons for delay unknown

MSF, UNICEF coronavirus-related medical supplies arrive in North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 30, 2020
North Korean media warns citizens against “uncivilized” acts in public places

North Korean media warns citizens against “uncivilized” acts in public places

DPRK leadership increasingly concerned with elite corruption, infiltration of foreign culture, analyst says

North Korean media warns citizens against “uncivilized” acts in public places
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 30, 2020
COVID-19 situation in North Korea likely “not good,” South’s Prime Minister says

COVID-19 situation in North Korea likely “not good,” South’s Prime Minister says

Pyongyang yet to request inter-Korean cooperation on the issue, Chung Sye-kyun tells reporters in Seoul

COVID-19 situation in North Korea likely “not good,” South’s Prime Minister says
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 27, 2020
Only two foreigners remain under quarantine in North Korea, state media says

Only two foreigners remain under quarantine in North Korea, state media says

2280 people nationwide remain under "medical observation": KCNA

Only two foreigners remain under quarantine in North Korea, state media says
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 27, 2020
Ten years since Cheonan sinking, Seoul mulls naming new frigate after the ship

Ten years since Cheonan sinking, Seoul mulls naming new frigate after the ship

South Korean defense minister says ship sank because of "North Korea's ambush provocation"

Ten years since Cheonan sinking, Seoul mulls naming new frigate after the ship
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 26, 2020
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