February 21, 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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US and ROK agree to create new consultative group for working-level talks

US and ROK agree to create new consultative group for working-level talks

Top officials from Seoul and Washington also vow to resume talks with North Korea as soon as possible

US and ROK agree to create new consultative group for working-level talks
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 11, 2020
Thousands from Pyongyang arrive in Hamgyong to help towns recover from typhoon

Thousands from Pyongyang arrive in Hamgyong to help towns recover from typhoon

The arrival of “elite” party members from the North Korean capital follows Kim Jong Un's open letter call for assistance

Thousands from Pyongyang arrive in Hamgyong to help towns recover from typhoon
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 10, 2020
North Korea marks low-key founding anniversary with foreign ambassador meeting

North Korea marks low-key founding anniversary with foreign ambassador meeting

The Russian and Palestinian ambassadors met foreign minister Ri Son Gwon to congratulate the DPRK on its 72nd birthday

North Korea marks low-key founding anniversary with foreign ambassador meeting
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 9, 2020
The violence won’t stop: North Korean women relive sexual assault in South Korea

The violence won’t stop: North Korean women relive sexual assault in South Korea

Women defectors face sex trafficking and violence during their escape. But 1 in 4 face even more violence in the South.

The violence won’t stop: North Korean women relive sexual assault in South Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 9, 2020
North Koreans pitch in to rebuild areas devastated by typhoons, state media says

North Koreans pitch in to rebuild areas devastated by typhoons, state media says

Kim Jong Un’s “open letter” calling for helping hands leads to a major public campaign to rebuild what was lost

North Koreans pitch in to rebuild areas devastated by typhoons, state media says
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 7, 2020
Over 1,000 dwellings destroyed due to typhoon in North Korea, Kim Jong Un learns

Over 1,000 dwellings destroyed due to typhoon in North Korea, Kim Jong Un learns

Kim Jong Un conducts inspection of typhoon-stricken Hamgyong provinces

Over 1,000 dwellings destroyed due to typhoon in North Korea, Kim Jong Un learns
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 5, 2020
South Korea rules in favor of lawyer who brought books home from North Korea

South Korea rules in favor of lawyer who brought books home from North Korea

A South Korean lawyer was declared “innocent” after bringing DPRK newspapers and texts home for “research purposes”

South Korea rules in favor of lawyer who brought books home from North Korea
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 4, 2020
North Korea must return to talks for a ‘brighter future,’ US official says

North Korea must return to talks for a ‘brighter future,’ US official says

The US will take “strong actions” to show that missile launch “blackmail” doesn’t work, David Stilwell says

North Korea must return to talks for a ‘brighter future,’ US official says
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 3, 2020
After damaging rain and wind, North Korea is about to face yet another typhoon

After damaging rain and wind, North Korea is about to face yet another typhoon

Typhoon No. 9 Maysak is set to hit North Korea’s eastern region on Thursday, just days after Typhoon Bavi’s departure

After damaging rain and wind, North Korea is about to face yet another typhoon
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 2, 2020
US and South Korea talk DPRK denuclearization strategy amid diplomatic dry spell

US and South Korea talk DPRK denuclearization strategy amid diplomatic dry spell

Stephen Biegun and Lee Do-hoon talked on the phone and discussed ways to bring North Korea back to the days of dialogue

US and South Korea talk DPRK denuclearization strategy amid diplomatic dry spell
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 1, 2020
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