January 28, 2023

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Jeongmin Kim

Jeongmin Kim is the Lead Correspondent at NK News and Editorial Director at KOREA PRO, based in Seoul. Kim covers inter-Korean relations and North and South Korean foreign and military affairs. Kim has covered the 2022 ROK presidential election on the ground, and 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 Korea’s ruling party wins landslide majority in boost for President Moon

South Korea’s ruling party wins landslide majority in boost for President Moon

Democratic Party, which supports further engagement with North Korea, has won 180 seats in National Assembly

South Korea’s ruling party wins landslide majority in boost for President Moon
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 15, 2020
South Korea’s ruling party on course to win legislative elections: exit polls

South Korea’s ruling party on course to win legislative elections: exit polls

South's Democratic party has pursued a policy of engagement and reconciliation with North Korea

South Korea’s ruling party on course to win legislative elections: exit polls
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 15, 2020
Kim Jong Un sends $2 million in educational funds to Korean children in Japan

Kim Jong Un sends $2 million in educational funds to Korean children in Japan

Subsidies to go towards schools run by the pro-North General Association of Korean Residents in Japan

Kim Jong Un sends $2 million in educational funds to Korean children in Japan
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim April 14, 2020
North Korea launches multiple cruise missiles from east coast, South Korea says

North Korea launches multiple cruise missiles from east coast, South Korea says

Test represents DPRK's fifth so far this year, comes amid other reported military activity by the country's air force

North Korea launches multiple cruise missiles from east coast, South Korea says
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
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