State media review: North Korea prepares for typhoon disaster that never came
An in-depth analysis of Typhoon Hinnamnor, criticism of Japan’s defense budget and a new ideological program for kids
North Korean state media largely focused on Typhoon Hinnamnor this week, reflecting concerns that the category-5 storm would wreak havoc on the country’s agricultural sector.
All domestic outlets called for precautionary measures to prevent damage from heavy rains and high winds. But despite initial projections the typhoon would smack right into the Korean Peninsula, it ended up moving far to the east of North Korea, leaving only heavy rain in its wake.
Meanwhile, state media denounced Japan’s new defense budget for 2023 proposing an increase in defense spending and said Tokyo will use these
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