State media review: North Korea calls on workers to push to meet yearly quotas
An in-depth analysis of the DPRK’s annual economic plan, criticism of ROK drills, COVID and flu concerns and more
North Korean state media called on the country’s people to continue pushing to meet annual production quotas this week, as farmers finish harvesting and the end of the year approaches.
Notably, a report on farms selling their grain to the state underlined the regime’s efforts to reassert state control by reducing the amount of grain available for sale on the black market.
In addition, news reports warned of the flu spreading as temperatures dropped and appeared to stipulate that people should quarantine if they get a fever, amid persistent concerns about COVID-19.[/p
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