May 24, 2024

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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.

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Only COVID-19 ended his search for his daughter: North Korea abductee dies at 78

Only COVID-19 ended his search for his daughter: North Korea abductee dies at 78

Yun Jong-su was forced to live in North Korea for 33 years and he never stopped looking for his daughter after escaping

Only COVID-19 ended his search for his daughter: North Korea abductee dies at 78
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 6, 2021
Kim Jong Un gives rare speech at first North Korean Party Congress in years

Kim Jong Un gives rare speech at first North Korean Party Congress in years

Kim spoke on the country’s “underachieved” economic plan for a massive political event that will take several days

Kim Jong Un gives rare speech at first North Korean Party Congress in years
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Kelly Kasulis January 5, 2021
North Korea tests 12,489 people for COVID-19, still claims zero confirmed cases

North Korea tests 12,489 people for COVID-19, still claims zero confirmed cases

Border remains closed “for an uncertain period” with public gathering and movement partially banned, WHO says

North Korea tests 12,489 people for COVID-19, still claims zero confirmed cases
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 4, 2021
South Korea holds out hope for a major shout-out at North Korea’s Party Congress

South Korea holds out hope for a major shout-out at North Korea’s Party Congress

Experts say that Kim Jong Un will inevitably bring up his Seoul counterparts, but will keep the message very vague

South Korea holds out hope for a major shout-out at North Korea’s Party Congress
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 4, 2021
Why Kim Jong Un ditched the classic New Years speech and penned a tender letter

Why Kim Jong Un ditched the classic New Years speech and penned a tender letter

Experts believe the North Korean leader has little to say after his country suffered a remarkably hard year

Why Kim Jong Un ditched the classic New Years speech and penned a tender letter
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim January 1, 2021
Kim Jong Un pens ‘heartfelt’ New Years letter, gives no sign of hallmark speech

Kim Jong Un pens ‘heartfelt’ New Years letter, gives no sign of hallmark speech

Kim Jong Un thanks his people for trusting his party during 'difficult times'

Kim Jong Un pens ‘heartfelt’ New Years letter, gives no sign of hallmark speech
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim December 31, 2020
Moon is on a race to North Korea’s good side, but he probably won’t win in 2021
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Moon is on a race to North Korea’s good side, but he probably won’t win in 2021

In the twilight of his term, South Korea’s president faces a long line of hurdles and has few remaining cards to play

Moon is on a race to North Korea’s good side, but he probably won’t win in 2021
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim December 31, 2020
Pregnant North Korean woman and teenage girl face possible repatriation in China

Pregnant North Korean woman and teenage girl face possible repatriation in China

The United Nations is urging China not to forcibly return five North Korean defectors arrested in September

Pregnant North Korean woman and teenage girl face possible repatriation in China
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim December 31, 2020
UN collected $1.4 million in COVID-19 donations for North Korea this year

UN collected $1.4 million in COVID-19 donations for North Korea this year

New U.N. data also shows that Switzerland and Russia paid the most for DPRK food aid in 2020

UN collected $1.4 million in COVID-19 donations for North Korea this year
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim December 30, 2020
South Korean civic groups fight ‘anti-leaflet’ law in constitutional court

South Korean civic groups fight ‘anti-leaflet’ law in constitutional court

Opposition party lawmakers also filed a revision to the recent law, which criminalizes leaflet launches to North Korea

South Korean civic groups fight ‘anti-leaflet’ law in constitutional court
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim December 29, 2020
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