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Dagyum Ji was a senior NK News correspondent based in Seoul. She previously worked for Reuters TV.
A North Korean agency has launched an updated search engine for the country's intranet, equipped with an online store selling specialized goods for scientists and technicians, state-run outlet DPRK Today reported on Tuesday.
The Central Information Agency for Science and Technology reportedly developed the “information retrieval and management system ‘Kwangmyong’” — which can be translated into light or bright future — to meet the demands of the country's growing knowledge economy.