December 04, 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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Kim Jong Un offers condolences to South Koreans fighting coronavirus outbreak

Kim Jong Un offers condolences to South Koreans fighting coronavirus outbreak

In letter to President Moon Jae-in, DPRK leader says he will "quietly cheer" for compatriots in the South

Kim Jong Un offers condolences to South Koreans fighting coronavirus outbreak
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Oliver Hotham March 5, 2020
Three officials likely promoted to full members of North Korea’s Politburo

Three officials likely promoted to full members of North Korea’s Politburo

Kim Hyong Jun, Ho Chol Man, and Ri Ho Rim all seen voting at recent ruling party meeting

Three officials likely promoted to full members of North Korea’s Politburo
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 5, 2020
North Korea hails anniversary of Kim Jong Un’s Hanoi trip, omits mention of U.S.

North Korea hails anniversary of Kim Jong Un’s Hanoi trip, omits mention of U.S.

Vice foreign minister Ri Kil Song praises DPRK leader's "historic maiden visit" to Vietnam last February

North Korea hails anniversary of Kim Jong Un’s Hanoi trip, omits mention of U.S.
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 3, 2020
3920 people under quarantine in North Korea’s South Phyongan, Kangwon provinces

3920 people under quarantine in North Korea’s South Phyongan, Kangwon provinces

Amid coronavirus concerns, state media reports nearly 7000 now being held for "medical monitoring" in DPRK

3920 people under quarantine in North Korea’s South Phyongan, Kangwon provinces
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim March 1, 2020
North Korean border to stay shut until coronavirus cure available, official says

North Korean border to stay shut until coronavirus cure available, official says

DPRK also extends winter vacation for students as quarantine measures taken across the country

North Korean border to stay shut until coronavirus cure available, official says
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim February 27, 2020
North Korean media slams high-profile defector diplomat-turned-politician

North Korean media slams high-profile defector diplomat-turned-politician

Prominent escapees serving as "shock troops of inter-Korean confrontation," Meari outlet says

North Korean media slams high-profile defector diplomat-turned-politician
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim February 26, 2020
MSF granted sanctions exemption for North Korea coronavirus prevention work

MSF granted sanctions exemption for North Korea coronavirus prevention work

NGO gets the all-clear to bring personal protective equipment, diagnostic equipment into DPRK

MSF granted sanctions exemption for North Korea coronavirus prevention work
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim February 25, 2020
North Koreans “forbidden” from dining out while coronavirus threat persists

North Koreans “forbidden” from dining out while coronavirus threat persists

Despite reports of coronavirus outbreaks in the country, DPRK insists no confirmed cases

North Koreans “forbidden” from dining out while coronavirus threat persists
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim February 24, 2020
Echoing Kim Jong Un, North Korean lawmakers scale symbolic Mount Paektu

Echoing Kim Jong Un, North Korean lawmakers scale symbolic Mount Paektu

Mask-clad DPRK officials tour revolutionary sites, hail "epoch-making" visit by leader last year

Echoing Kim Jong Un, North Korean lawmakers scale symbolic Mount Paektu
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim February 24, 2020
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