State media review: North Korea hypes ‘victory’ over US ahead of major holiday
An in-depth review of preparations for Korean War anniversary, extreme weather, a travelog bashing Buddhism and more
North Korean state media ramped up propaganda on what it calls the country’s “victory” over the U.S. in the Korean War this week, hyping up citizens for major celebrations ahead of the 70th anniversary of the end of the conflict next week.
Heavy rain struck the country’s major rice bowl areas over the weekend, only for hot weather to immediately follow in its wake, but state media has yet to offer details about flood damage.
The state-run television station aired a new program on Mount Jongbang hosted by a well-known female announcer
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