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[Korea - North] Russian ferry operator involved in shipping N. Korean cargo to China

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
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Oct 8, 2017 10:08
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North, Malaysia] LUNA: How black market tobacco fuels terrorism / Illicit cigarettes are now second only to the heroin trade in helping fund some of the Taliban militias.

It’s time to focus the world’s attention on a smuggling enterprise that helps underwrite North Korea’s nukes and Taliban terror... During my tenure at the US State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, we released a
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:31
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[Korea - North] LUNA: How Black-Market Tobacco Funds the World’s Bad Actors

It’s time to focus the world’s attention on a smuggling enterprise that helps underwrite North Korea’s nukes and Taliban terror.... During my tenure at the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, we released
Defense One
added Sep 19, 2017 20:12
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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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[Korea - North] Diplomats and Deceit: North Korea’s Criminal Activities in Africa (PDF)

North Korean defectors interviewed for this report have claimed that significant quantities of tobacco and cigarettes have also been shipped from Africa to North Korea...diplomats frequently took advantage of duty-free allocations to buy cigarettes and
Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime (ch)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:50
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[Korea - North] Meet Kim Jong-un, a Moody Young Man With a Nuclear Arsenal

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.
New York Times
added Aug 11, 2017 01:53
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[Korea - North] Who's going to tell him he can't? Kim Jong-Un SMOKES a cigarette right beside North Korea's experimental ICBM that is filled with highly-flammable liquid rocket fuel

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 8, 2017 19:58
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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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[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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[Korea - North] North Korea’s 7.27 cigarettes selling at higher prices than foreign brands: menu ($$)

premium 7.27 brand of cigarettes are being sold at higher prices than well-known foreign brands, a tobacco menu from a bar at a downtown Pyongyang hotel shows, an exceptional example of a domestic product costing more than those imported from overseas. Th
NK News
added May 25, 2017 21:17
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