Kim Jong Un Lights Up During Hospital Inspection

New pictures from Pyongyang Times show Kim enjoying cigarette during visit to hospital
January 31st, 2013
0

Despite the best efforts of North Korea’s authorities to address the nation’s serious tobacco addiction, Kim Jong Un was pictured last week smoking while inspecting a newly built hospital built in Pyongyang.

Walking through newly built operation rooms, The Pyongyang Times reported that Kim Jong Un “asked questions in detail to see [that] they were

You have reached your limit of 5 free articles this month. Subscribe today for unlimited access. Prices start from just $2.88 per week
Existing users, please sign in here:

Remember Me

Recommended for You

Obama meets relatives of abducted Japanese nationals

Obama meets relatives of abducted Japanese nationals

U.S. President Barack Obama met three relatives of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and '80s on Thursday. The meeting marked the first time Obama had met abductee relatives, …

April 24th, 2014
1
Park asks for Xi's help in preventing nuke test

Park asks for Xi's help in preventing nuke test

South Korean President Park Geun-hye asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to convince Pyongyang to not go through with a possible fourth nuclear test during their phone conversation on April 23. Acco…

April 24th, 2014
1

About the Author

Chad O'Carroll

Chad O'Carroll founded NK News in 2010. He is based in Washington, D.C.

Join the discussion