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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] North Korean leader seen smoking again

has been spotted smoking in public for the first time in around two months, despite the country being in the middle of an official anti-smoking campaign. State media this week has been showing the country's Supreme Leader with a cigarette in his right han
BBC Online
added Jun 9, 2016 16:40
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[Korea - North] Kim Jong-un smokes a cigarette during hospital visit as he warns world to 'prepare for war'

Even a North Korean dictator needs a cigarette break! Kim Jong-un stops off 'for smoke in HOSPITAL
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2013 16:30
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[Korea - North] Fasten your seatbelts for a bumpy ride! Disgruntled passengers, cold burgers and in-flight propaganda: North Korea’s Air Koryo ‘the world's worst airline (four years running…)’

Marty Tanya Kean wrote: ‘On our Beijing to Pyongyang flight in 2012 there were a number of officials allowed to smoke on board. My partner decided to check out what was at the back of the plane behind a curtain...‘It was the luggage compartment and all t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2015 22:38
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[Asia, Korea - North] North Korea's new international airport boasts chocolate fountains, shiny souvenir shops... and an internet room missing one crucial component: the internet

in the smoking room. In something almost never seen in North Korea, where just about every adult male who can afford it - including leader Kim Jong Un - is a smoker, the room has a big sign warning that the habit is hazardous to one's health.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 27, 2015 13:37
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[Korea - North] NK shares world’s headache over smoking

Korea Times (kr)
added Mar 22, 2012 00:00
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[Korea - North, Switzerland] Kim Jong-un screamed foul-mouthed abuse at a girlfriend for telling him to quit smoking when he was 15... and his 'hot-tempered' nature is why he cannot be reasoned with, says expert

Kim's tirade was during a phone call with his girlfriend while he was studying at The International School of Berne in Switzerland. Nam added: 'This rough manner he displayed made me think things would get complicated once he becomes the 'king' of the n
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 7, 2017 02:05
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[Asia, China, Korea - North] North Korea suspends the production of popular cigarette brand

Production of a popular brand of North Korean cigarettes has been abruptly suspended on Kim Jong Un's orders, and the cigarettes have virtually disappeared from markets nationwide. The brand in question is 'Kumsugangsan,” Korean for ‘land of natural be
DailyNK (au)
added Mar 7, 2017 14:08
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[Korea - North] In effort to curb smoking, North Korea launches new nicotine patches ($$)

smokers... are increasingly turning to new government-produced nicotine patches...developed by Dr. Pak Yong Hee at the Pyongyang Medical College of Kim Il Sung University... Clinical trials have, according to the outlet, shown that smokers who used
NK News
added May 22, 2017 12:21
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] North Koreans told to quit smoking as Kim kicks the habit ($$)

has not been seen smoking in public for more than two months. The change coincides with a new anti-smoking campaign by his government. According to a Japanese sushi chef who worked for the Kim family during the young leader’s childhood, he took up smokin
Times Of London (uk)
added May 21, 2016 20:30
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[Korea - North, Korea - South] Survivor who escaped the brutal North Korean regime reveals how prisoners are forced to watch public executions in 'Nazi style' camps compared to Auschwitz

'Also, women’s rights in the two countries are so different. In North Korea, women are often treated harshly, but in South Korea, I saw women smoking, which is unimaginable in the North.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 4, 2016 14:13
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