December 05, 2023

Secret Kim Jong Un theme park ride, new smartphone revealed in propaganda vlog

North Korean ‘influencer’ campaign offers unique insights into leader’s activities amid debate over YouTube deletions

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made a secret trip to ride amusement park rides the day after a high-stakes meeting with the top U.S. diplomat in 2018, according to a new state-produced propaganda vlog.

The video also revealed yet another new smartphone in the hands of an elite North Korean, suggesting new developments in the device market after a slowdown during the pandemic.