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Unification ministry points to technical inspections, quarantine facilities near the DPRK-China land border
Aerospace engineers, students gather after Kim Jong Un ordered development of military recon satellite earlier this year
Short turnaround since last conference suggests North Korea aims to root out anti-socialist ideas, boost production
Efforts to snuff out corruption fail to make a dent, though expert says practices help people survive amid challenges
‘Three Revolutions’ reward and punishment system to be expanded, Kim Jong Un tells party conference
Stories of young men who met Kim Jong Un and found ‘new path’ in life aired in detail on state TV
Sharp dip in trade hits North Korean economy already wracked by shortages, high commodity prices and food insecurity
Beijing has economic and political leverage, but it wants to maintain North Korea as a buffer state against US
Inspection of mountain town is North Korean leader’s first appearance in 35 days and first outside Pyongyang this year
Minute trade figures come amid COVID spike in the Russian Far East, new uncertainty surrounding potential trade restart
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