North Korean TV spotlights small city’s development, omits major ongoing project
New apartment blocks, factory improvements in Huichon touted a week after city said to be experiencing “problems”
North Korean state TV spotlighted the small city of Huichon on Tuesday, touting recent construction of new housing blocks, schools, and factories as part of similar developments found in other towns nationwide.
The segment appeared to contrast with a report in the ruling party daily last week, which detailed numerous “problems” in the city’s ability to provide for its residents.
But the largest ongoing construction project in Huichon continues to be kept under wraps, failing to be mentioned in the recent reporting as progress on the ground appears to have slowed down, satellite imagery
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