Headlines Tagged with Korea - North — 154 headlines found
Dec 9, 2007 Bloomberg News
added Dec 9, 2007 00:00
[Korea - North] Kim Jong-un calls for North Korea to create a world-class auto industry as he inspects ancient machinery on visit to a truck factory (and shows health and safety will be no obstacle by smoking a cigarette)
Kim also showed that health and safety rules do not apply to semi-divine dictators as he blithely held a cigarette in his hand next to a rusty conveyor belt and a computer that looks as old as the factory itself.
Nov 4, 2017 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 6, 2017 15:28
There are plenty of reasons to be suspicious about the idea that the North Korean leader may have given up his beloved smokes, however. South Korean media reports on the North are often unreliable. Additionally, Kim's relationship with cigarettes goes ba
May 19, 2016 Washington Post
added May 19, 2016 23:22
Ten thousand rolls of tobacco, 12 bottles of Sake, and a handful of second-hand Mercedes-Benz cars are among the latest reported breaches by North Korea of a U.N. ban on luxury goods sales to the reclusive state, according to a confidential draft U.N. rep
May 17, 2012 Reuters
added May 18, 2012 05:12
with a plan to reload the cargo onto a non-North Korean ship bound for Foshan in southeastern China. The Mangyongbong returned to Rason with tobacco and mahjong game tables
Oct 7, 2017 Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Oct 8, 2017 10:08
Analysts say Mr. Kim seems to be trying to tap into nostalgia for his grandfather, Kim Il-sung...appears to have adopted his grandfather’s slow gait, beaming smile, closely cropped hair and even his way of holding a cigarette.
Aug 10, 2017 New York Times
added Aug 11, 2017 01:53
[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.
Jul 6, 2017 Business Insider
added Jul 7, 2017 01:52
“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.”
Nov 15, 2016 Radio Free Asia (RFA)
added Nov 17, 2016 02:16
May 18, 2012 Donga.com (kr)
added May 18, 2012 05:30
Made in North Korea: Graphics from Everyday Life in the DPRK is a new show on at London’s House of Illustration that looks to show the regularity of people’s lives in the controversial nation, from going to the theatre to smoking cigarettes.
Feb 26, 2018 Design Week (uk)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:57