A massive food crisis has shot up the prices of commodities in North Korea. NK News, which gathers information from contacts within North Korea reports that 1 kg of bananas costs ₹3,336, a packet of black tea costs ₹5,167 and the price of coffee has shot up to more than an approximate amount of ₹7,381. The major causes behind this acute food shortage are the closing of borders in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, international sanctions, and extensive flooding.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has termed K-Pop as a “vicious cancer” that is apparently corrupting the youth of the country. The New York Times produced the details of the secretive anti-K-pop campaign that was revealed through leaked internal documents from the DPRK.
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The health of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un has been the subject for speculation over the last year with his frequent disappearences. He again has emerged after an absence of a month. Why does his absence, possibly due to health issues, concern the world?
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North Korea is denying accusations that it sent orphaned children into forced labor camps. Instead, state media claims the children volunteered to work in the country’s coal mines and on its farms. CNN’s Will Ripley reports.