February 06, 2023

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Phebe Kim

Phebe Kim is an NK News contributor based in Washington DC. She is a Fulbright Korea Grantee, 2010-2012 and is currently a M.A. Candidate at Georgetown University.

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Oh: Aiding bottom-up marketization key to reform

Oh: Aiding bottom-up marketization key to reform

U.S., S. Korea must step up efforts to provide information, mobilize N. Koreans, expert says

Oh: Aiding bottom-up marketization key to reform
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim August 14, 2014
Oh: Regional leaders show disjointed approaches to Korean reunification

Oh: Regional leaders show disjointed approaches to Korean reunification

Competing national interests make coordinated regional front against North Korean nuclear resolve difficult

Oh: Regional leaders show disjointed approaches to Korean reunification
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim August 12, 2014
North Korea may host international golf tournament in Kumgang

North Korea may host international golf tournament in Kumgang

Tournament could include the South Korean funded Ananti-Kumgang hotel golf course

North Korea may host international golf tournament in Kumgang
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim August 7, 2014
Christianity in North Korea: Behind state propaganda

Christianity in North Korea: Behind state propaganda

Contrary to propaganda and state-approved churches, Christians are treated as an ideological threat to regime

Christianity in North Korea: Behind state propaganda
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim August 6, 2014
Congressman says Obama policy insufficient for denuclearizing North

Congressman says Obama policy insufficient for denuclearizing North

Administration envoys highlight multi-front effort pressuring Pyongyang over weapons, prisoner detentions

Congressman says Obama policy insufficient for denuclearizing North
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim July 31, 2014
Hamisevicz: Two Koreas need sustainable exchanges, not temporary fixes

Hamisevicz: Two Koreas need sustainable exchanges, not temporary fixes

North Korea must do its part in improving itself before finding fault with its neighbors

Hamisevicz: Two Koreas need sustainable exchanges, not temporary fixes
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim July 22, 2014
Hamisevicz: India uses North Korea to counterbalance China, Pakistan

Hamisevicz: India uses North Korea to counterbalance China, Pakistan

India monitors North Korea's interactions with South Asian neighbors through engagement

Hamisevicz: India uses North Korea to counterbalance China, Pakistan
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim July 21, 2014
Armstrong: North Korea not isolationist, follows self-determination principle

Armstrong: North Korea not isolationist, follows self-determination principle

Scholar compares North to 1980s-era Eastern Europe, says government has become an obstacle to people’s livelihoods

Armstrong: North Korea not isolationist, follows self-determination principle
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim July 13, 2014
Foreign laptops increasingly popular item for North Korean middle class

Foreign laptops increasingly popular item for North Korean middle class

North Korea's elite move mobile computing as laptops become status symbol

Foreign laptops increasingly popular item for North Korean middle class
Phebe Kim
Phebe Kim July 10, 2014