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July 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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Despite rising inter-Korean tensions, South Korean indifference in border area

Despite rising inter-Korean tensions, South Korean indifference in border area

On North Korean side of border, life also appears to continue as normal – with few signs of military presence

Despite rising inter-Korean tensions, South Korean indifference in border area
Border area officials visit defector’s house, ban fueling of anti-DPRK balloons

Border area officials visit defector’s house, ban fueling of anti-DPRK balloons

Incheon also said it reached out to four NGOs to warn against sending anti-regime leaflets or rice bottles North

Border area officials visit defector’s house, ban fueling of anti-DPRK balloons
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 17, 2020
South Korea’s unification minister tenders resignation

South Korea’s unification minister tenders resignation

Minister Kim Yeon-chul says he takes "all responsibility" for a recent souring in inter-Korean relations

South Korea’s unification minister tenders resignation
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 17, 2020
South Korea will not tolerate insults, aggression from the North: Blue House

South Korea will not tolerate insults, aggression from the North: Blue House

ROK army also warns DPRK will "pay the price" should it escalate tensions

South Korea will not tolerate insults, aggression from the North: Blue House
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 17, 2020
North Korea demolishes inter-Korean liaison office at Kaesong

North Korea demolishes inter-Korean liaison office at Kaesong

News follow mounting North Korean threats of military action against the South

North Korea demolishes inter-Korean liaison office at Kaesong
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Oliver Hotham June 16, 2020
North Korean media says it’s now “too late” for the South to avoid a crisis

North Korean media says it’s now “too late” for the South to avoid a crisis

DPRK citizens ready to "exterminate" defectors and take revenge against Seoul, Rodong Sinmun article warns

North Korean media says it’s now “too late” for the South to avoid a crisis
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 16, 2020
Stop escalating tensions, South Korean President urges the North

Stop escalating tensions, South Korean President urges the North

On anniversary of first inter-Korean summit, Moon Jae-in urges Pyongyang against returning to "era of confrontation"

Stop escalating tensions, South Korean President urges the North
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 15, 2020
North Koreans ready to blow up inter-Korean liaison office, state media says

North Koreans ready to blow up inter-Korean liaison office, state media says

On 20th anniversary of historic June 15 declaration, DPRK media warns of looming "retaliation" against the ROK

North Koreans ready to blow up inter-Korean liaison office, state media says
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 15, 2020
Next “action” against South will be by the North Korean army, official warns

Next “action” against South will be by the North Korean army, official warns

In cryptic remarks, Kim Yo Jong says inter-Korean liaison office may be "completely collapsed" in future

Next “action” against South will be by the North Korean army, official warns
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 13, 2020
South Korean government to cut budget for defector resettlement this year: MOU

South Korean government to cut budget for defector resettlement this year: MOU

Move linked to declining numbers of escapees making it to the South, unification ministry insists

South Korean government to cut budget for defector resettlement this year: MOU
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim June 12, 2020
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