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Subin Kim

Subin Kim is an NK News contributor based in Seoul, South Korea. He translated Lankov's The Real North Korea into Korean and is a reserve air defense artillery lieutenant in the Republic of Korea Air Force.

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Civic vs. Social: How politics holds back Seoul’s North Korean human rights law

Civic vs. Social: How politics holds back Seoul’s North Korean human rights law

Efforts to craft law drags on for a decade, with debate over which rights to prioritize

Civic vs. Social: How politics holds back Seoul’s North Korean human rights law
Subin Kim
Subin Kim March 18, 2015
China, not U.S., seeks peace in North Korea: scholar

China, not U.S., seeks peace in North Korea: scholar

Korean unification would be bonanza not only for Koreans but for all Northeast Asia, academic says

China, not U.S., seeks peace in North Korea: scholar
Subin Kim
Subin Kim March 18, 2015
Seoul under fire for remarks on ‘absorption’ of North Korea

Seoul under fire for remarks on ‘absorption’ of North Korea

Pyongyang, opposition, even Seoul's ruling party join in on government criticism following gaffe

Seoul under fire for remarks on ‘absorption’ of North Korea
Subin Kim
Subin Kim March 16, 2015
North Korea rejects discussions with South over Kaesong wages

North Korea rejects discussions with South over Kaesong wages

Companies worried about facilities possibly malfunctioning due to the current standoff

North Korea rejects discussions with South over Kaesong wages
Subin Kim
Subin Kim March 13, 2015
Economist proposes developmental dictatorship for North Korea

Economist proposes developmental dictatorship for North Korea

Developmental regimes of South Korea, China could be good examples for North, free market proponent says

Economist proposes developmental dictatorship for North Korea
Subin Kim
Subin Kim March 12, 2015
Seoul secretly preparing for unification by absorption: high ranking official

Seoul secretly preparing for unification by absorption: high ranking official

NGO withdraws from Presidential Committee for Unification Preparation due to plan

Seoul secretly preparing for unification by absorption: high ranking official
Subin Kim
Subin Kim March 11, 2015
Inside North Korean television: The wooden box of wonder

Inside North Korean television: The wooden box of wonder

Technology follows global trends but the repetitive, unimaginative programming remains the same

Inside North Korean television: The wooden box of wonder
Subin Kim
Subin Kim March 10, 2015
Former IAEA official skeptical of recent report about North Korea’s nuclear capability

Former IAEA official skeptical of recent report about North Korea’s nuclear capability

North possessing nuclear arsenal of 100 nukes by 2020 impossible, former investigation leader says

Former IAEA official skeptical of recent report about North Korea’s nuclear capability
Subin Kim
Subin Kim March 10, 2015
Seoul asks Kaesong firms to reject North Korea’s demand for raises

Seoul asks Kaesong firms to reject North Korea’s demand for raises

Kaesong companies indicate support for government's position on Pyongyang's arbitrary decision

Seoul asks Kaesong firms to reject North Korea’s demand for raises
Subin Kim
Subin Kim March 9, 2015
Korean unification costs would exceed $2.7 trillion: Researcher

Korean unification costs would exceed $2.7 trillion: Researcher

Academic says unified Korea would likely divide into high-tech South, 'mega-farm' North

Korean unification costs would exceed $2.7 trillion: Researcher
Subin Kim
Subin Kim March 6, 2015
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