The week in North Korean state media: A review of Jan. 14 to Jan. 20
An analytical look at Donald Trump’s gifts to Kim Jong Un, a fertilizer campaign, propaganda on ‘model’ wives and more
Every week, NK Pro conducts an in-depth analytic review of state media from North Korea.
The following review, covering the period of Jan. 14 to 20, 2022, features detailed analysis on the most noteworthy coverage from North Korea’s Rodong Sinmun, Korean Central News Agency, Korean Central Television and other state outlets.
This week’s review includes:Donald Trump’s gifts to Kim Jong Un at the Singapore Summit A mass campaign to produce fertilizer Free school supplies to celebrate Kim Jong Il’s upcoming birthday The love story of a “patriotic” wife who married a wounded
- 01Why Biden and Yoon’s vow to bolster deterrence won’t alter North Korea’s course
- 02North Korea’s fertilizer imports remain unusually low ahead of planting seasons
- 03State media review: North Korea’s propaganda war against COVID-19
- 04Four major trends revealed by North Korea’s COVID-19 case numbers
- 05Streets empty but construction, farming active in COVID-hit North Korea: Imagery
- 06What North Korea will and will not do to fight the COVID-19 outbreak
- 07State media review: Pandemic and drought conspire in North Korea
- 08New leader means new uncertainties and nuclear dangers on Korean Peninsula