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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Video appears to show Kim Jong Un casually smoking next to an untested liquid-fueled missile

a short video clip laid bare another shocking reality: North Korean missile forces allowed Kim Jong Un, the supreme leader of the country, to smoke a cigarette feet from the base of an untested, liquid-fueled rocket engine.
Business Insider
added Jul 7, 2017 01:52
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] North Korean Military Attempts to Foil The West

“The central authorities are collecting tinfoil to support the military,” a source in North Hamgyong province told RFA. “While tinfoil is used inside a pack of filter cigarettes, it now has a military purpose.”
Radio Free Asia (RFA)
added Nov 17, 2016 02:16
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[Korea - North] NK keeps importing banned luxury items via China: Kyodo

Donga.com (kr)
added May 18, 2012 05:30
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[Asia-pacific, China, Korea - North] As Economy Grows, North Korea’s Grip on Society Weakens

Shoes, liquor, cigarettes, socks, sweets, cooking oil, cosmetics and noodles produced in North Korea have already squeezed out or taken market share from Chinese-made versions, defectors said.
New York Times
added Apr 30, 2017 17:25
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Colas, cigarettes: North Korea airline diversifies as threats mount of sanctions

at Pyongyang airport, it's difficult to miss the airline's brand. The Air Koryo conglomerate makes cigarettes and fizzy drinks, besides owning a taxi fleet and petrol stations - and all have the same flying crane logo as the carrier.
Reuters
added Apr 21, 2017 17:47
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[Asia, China, Korea - North] North Korean Tobacco Factories, Smuggled Cigarettes Bring in Cash For Pyongyang

North Korea continues to pull in badly needed foreign cash through the sale of tobacco products, much of it produced in joint ventures with China and sold as counterfeit cigarettes across Asia, sources say.
Radio Free Asia (RFA)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:53
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[Korea - North] North Korean zookeepers defend making chimp smoke cigarettes because she 'doesn't inhale'

North Korean officials have defended allowing a chimpanzee at a zoo in Pyongyang to smoke a pack of cigarettes a day, saying the primate “does not inhale”. Azalea, also known in Korean as “Dallae”, came to international attention after her 20-a-day habi
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 21, 2016 20:16
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[Korea - North] Philip Morris to raise tobacco prices by 6.8%

Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 1, 2012 00:00
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[Korea - North] N. Korea portraits: Ordinary lives, ever in leader's shadow

Ri Yong Ok, a 57-year-old pharmacist whose heavy-smoking husband nearly died of lung cancer, poses for a portrait with a box of anti-smoking medicine she developed at a small anti-smoking center she manages in Pyongyang, North Korea. When asked what's imp
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 16, 2017 21:43
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] PETA Isn't Happy About That Smoking Chimp in North Korea

“How cruel to willfully addict a chimpanzee to tobacco for human amusement,” PETA President Ingrid Newkirk said in a statement released to TIME. “Gradually, zoos are learning that spectacles like chimpanzee tea parties, elephant rides and photo ops with
TIME Magazine
added Oct 19, 2016 20:36
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