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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] 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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[Korea - North] NK keeps importing banned luxury items via China: Kyodo

Donga.com (kr)
added May 18, 2012 05:30
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[Korea - North, UK] Exhibition explores everyday life in “controversial” North Korea

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.
Design Week (uk)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:57
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[Korea - North] North Korea: Kim Jong Un Setting A 'Bad Example' Smoking Cigarettes On Camera

Many North Koreans blame Kim Jong Un, who is frequently shown smoking cigarettes on state TV and in newspaper images, for setting a bad example for the population. A source in South Hwanghae Province told Daily NK on January 4, "Arguments between family m
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Jan 11, 2018 20:01
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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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[Korea - North] Booming market

At least seven new cigarette brands were launched in North Korea during the past year amid increasing demand...Korea Central Television describes those who smoke in the morning and evening as “unconscionable” or “very unhealthy,” while some TV advertisem
Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 10, 2018 13:12
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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] Trump Administration Sanctions Companies Helping North Korea

The companies targeted by the Treasury Department are based in China, Singapore and Russia. The shipments, which violate sanctions imposed by the United States and the United Nations, include exports of alcohol, tobacco and cigarette products, as well as
New York Times
added Aug 17, 2018 11:25
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