April 24, 2024

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jeongmin Kim

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.

News

North Korean defector-author wins defamation suit over sex crime allegations

Supreme Court orders accuser and the broadcaster that covered her rape allegations to pay $29K to Jang Jin-sung

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimApril 23, 2024
News

US, ROK and Japan hold joint drill on countering North Korean submarine missiles

American aircraft carrier joins two-day trilateral exercise that also trained to block transportation of WMDs at sea

Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Shreyas ReddyApril 12, 2024
News

High-profile defector-lawmaker Tae Yong-ho loses parliament seat in ROK election

Ex-North Korean diplomat’s defeat brings number of defectors in National Assembly to one, drawing concern from experts

Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Joon Ha ParkApril 11, 2024
News

US-ROK forces hold joint naval drills on mine warfare against North Korea

Expert says training typically practices both removing DPRK mines from ports and installing mines in enemy waters

Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Joon Ha ParkApril 9, 2024
News

China’s third highest-ranked official to visit North Korea this week

Zhao Leji will attend opening ceremony for ‘friendship year’ to mark 75th anniversary of ties, two sides announce

Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Lina ParkApril 9, 2024
Analysis

In South Korean election, North Korea and its nukes barely move the needle

Voters are ignoring inter-Korean issues in favor of economy, while political parties are mirroring the public’s apathy

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimApril 5, 2024
News

Seoul accuses North Korea of meddling in elections by ‘belittling’ Yoon Suk-yeol

ROK claims anti-Yoon articles in state media are ‘serious threat’ — even though most South Koreans can’t read them

Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim | Joon Ha ParkApril 2, 2024
News

After trial balloon, Kim Yo Jong says North Korea not interested in Japan talks

Leader’s sister says DPRK will reject all contact with Tokyo, concluding summit offer was ‘politically motivated’

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimMarch 27, 2024
Analysis

Why North Korea has little reason to meddle in South Korea’s upcoming election

While Seoul has warned of ‘provocations,’ experts say DPRK has limited influence and doesn’t really care who wins 

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimMarch 25, 2024
News

Kim Yo Jong insinuates Kishida wants summit with North Korea to boost popularity

Leader’s sister claims Japanese PM floated meeting again via new ‘channel’ but repeats criticism of Tokyo’s policies

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimMarch 25, 2024
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