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Cha Du-hyeogn is the former secretary to President Lee Myung-bak for crisis information. He now works as a visiting research fellow at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies
It has been five years now that Kim Jong Un has spoken to North Korea as the country's leader in the traditional New Year's address. But what's new this year?
Firstly, mentions of his father and grandfather have, again, decreased considerably.