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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North Korean state media warns against “poisonous” corruption among officials

North Korean state media warns against “poisonous” corruption among officials

Rodong Sinmun slams party cadres seeking "pleasure and wealth" in lastest missive against political graft

North Korean state media warns against “poisonous” corruption among officials
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 16, 2020
Crash Landing on You: the inter-Korean love story touching a chord in the South

Crash Landing on You: the inter-Korean love story touching a chord in the South

The soap opera has proven a smash-hit for South Korean and international audiences. But how accurate is it?

Crash Landing on You: the inter-Korean love story touching a chord in the South
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 16, 2020
North Korea releases an additional 1710 people from quarantine

North Korea releases an additional 1710 people from quarantine

News comes as DPRK appears increasingly confident that "super-special" measures against COVID-19 are working

North Korea releases an additional 1710 people from quarantine
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 13, 2020
10 million North Koreans “urgently require” food assistance: UN report

10 million North Koreans “urgently require” food assistance: UN report

Dry weather persisted throughout the first half of 2019, says WMO, despite Kim Jong Un's claim of a "bumper harvest"

10 million North Koreans “urgently require” food assistance: UN report
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 12, 2020
North Korean company unveils new weight-loss app for women

North Korean company unveils new weight-loss app for women

"Female Health Journal" allows users to monitor caloric intake, offers daily exercise tips

North Korean company unveils new weight-loss app for women
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 10, 2020
North Korea risking “huge economic loss” with coronavirus measures: state media

North Korea risking “huge economic loss” with coronavirus measures: state media

Uriminzokkiri hails ruling party's "super special quarantine measures" against novel coronavirus

North Korea risking “huge economic loss” with coronavirus measures: state media
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 10, 2020
Some North Koreans defying coronavirus prevention rules, state media complains

Some North Koreans defying coronavirus prevention rules, state media complains

Rodong Sinmun condemns "unacceptable" behavior by some cadres as DPRK releases 3650 from quarantine

Some North Koreans defying coronavirus prevention rules, state media complains
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 9, 2020
North Korea warns of “grave response” to EU states’ condemnation of missile test

North Korea warns of “grave response” to EU states’ condemnation of missile test

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) spokesperson defends DPRK's "usual training of our military" earlier in the week

North Korea warns of “grave response” to EU states’ condemnation of missile test
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Oliver Hotham March 7, 2020
MSF medical supplies for North Korea coronavirus prevention work arrive in China

MSF medical supplies for North Korea coronavirus prevention work arrive in China

Shipment includes masks, gloves, goggles, gowns, and hand hygiene products, spokesperson says

MSF medical supplies for North Korea coronavirus prevention work arrive in China
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 6, 2020
North Korea releases 221 foreigners from quarantine, state media says

North Korea releases 221 foreigners from quarantine, state media says

159 expatriates remain under "medical observation" in DPRK amid fears of coronavirus spread

North Korea releases 221 foreigners from quarantine, state media says
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 5, 2020
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