January 20, 2021

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Kelly Kasulis

Kelly Kasulis is the Managing Editor of NK News, based in Seoul. She previously covered North and South Korea for Public Radio International, Al Jazeera English, Bloomberg Industry, Mic and many others. Follow Kelly on Twitter: @kasulisk.

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Kim Jong Un thanks North Koreans for ‘zero’ COVID-19 cases in the country

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un did not wear a mask during his speech, nor did thousands of celebration attendees

Kelly Kasulis October 10, 2020

US official gives blessing for inter-Korean dialogue on lethal shooting case

U.S. National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien expressed condolences for the Sept. 22 border shooting of an ROK national

Kelly Kasulis October 1, 2020

China will overshadow North Korea during Pompeo’s visit to Seoul, experts say

Pompeo treated North Korea as a top priority in recent years, but Beijing's growing power may take precedent this year

Kelly Kasulis October 1, 2020

South Korean man’s death is an ‘opportunity’ for inter-Korean talks, Moon says

Moon publicly shared his condolences, but said that he wants the killing to become more than a “tragic incident"

Jeongmin Kim | Kelly Kasulis September 28, 2020

JSA tours to inter-Korean border will resume after nearly a year of closures

UNC did not give a specific date, but said that tours will start again “in the near future”

Kelly Kasulis September 28, 2020

Kim Jong Un apologizes for lethal shooting of South Korean official

Kim told South Korea's Blue House that the incident "shouldn't have happened" and that he's "sorry to have disappointed"

Jeongmin Kim | Kelly Kasulis September 25, 2020

North Korean defector arrested after trying to return to the DPRK

The defector allegedly broke into a military training site during his attempt to return to North Korea

Kelly Kasulis September 19, 2020

North Korea may need to import more grains to survive COVID-19 and 2020 storms

Cereal crop production looks favorable for much of the world, but North Korea may still suffer from terrible shortages

Kelly Kasulis September 18, 2020

‘Funding has fallen’: UN sounds alarm on lack of food aid for North Korea

World Food Programme says it shut down all DPRK offices outside of Pyongyang amid a “shortage of funds”

Kelly Kasulis September 8, 2020

Paju pushes to reopen DMZ tours after COVID-19 and African Swine Fever closures

Businesses in the area have suffered after African Swine Fever-related closures starting in Oct. 2019

Kelly Kasulis September 8, 2020