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While new law shows state concerned about rural poverty, solutions rely on redistribution of resources that don’t exist
Creation of anti-battery law points to widespread violence, but light penalties betray authorities’ lenient attitude
A new North Korean law polices intonation, jargon and more in futile effort to curtail ‘the puppet way of speaking’
Penalties for poor performance and inability to fact check has made false reporting endemic, analysis of new law shows