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.

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Moon says he’s willing to meet Kim again, work to resume inter-Korean tourism

In New Year's speech, South Korean President calls for "realistic" steps to restart cooperation

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimJanuary 7, 2020
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North Korean media mocks U.S., South Korean fears over Christmas day testing

Externally-focused outlets also dismiss South Korean attempts to mediate DPRK-U.S. dialogue

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimJanuary 6, 2020
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Moon Jae-in’s New Year’s Speech remains low-key on North Korea

South Korean President's speech comes as Kim Jong Un opts not to mention inter-Korean relations on New Year's Day

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimJanuary 2, 2020
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North Korea’s New Year’s Eve party plenum reveals major leadership reshuffle

Promotion of top munitions industry official underscores Kim's resolve to continue weapons development in the new year

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimJanuary 1, 2020
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North Korean plenum to extend for fourth day to consider an “important document”

Though detail sparse from Monday's proceedings, indicators suggest hardline policy on the cards

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimDecember 30, 2019
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State media marks eight years of Kim Jong Un military leadership

Falling on the same day as the third day of party plenum, the anniversary sees no major celebratory event

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimDecember 30, 2019
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UN approves $752,000 to help North Korea fight climate change

Project is first by GCF with the country, will be implemented through the UN Food and Agriculture Organization

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimDecember 27, 2019
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Silent night: Christmas day in Korea wraps up with no DPRK missile testing

The lack of test, despite DPRK's "Christmas gift" warning, comes amid slow pace on set up of the December plenum

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimDecember 25, 2019
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South Korea, China, and Japan agree to promote DPRK denuclearization talks

Only dialogue and diplomacy can achieve denuclearization and peace, in accordance with UNSC resolutions: joint statement

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimDecember 24, 2019
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Escalating tension “not beneficial” to North Korea: Moon

Moon-Xi summit comes as North Korean media outlets continue to reject Seoul's role in denuclearization talks

Jeongmin KimJeongmin KimDecember 23, 2019