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Paratyphoid Fever Breaks Out in N.Korea

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DPRK
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Chosun
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By Kim Myong-song A paratyphoid fever epidemic has broken out recently in North Korea in the aftermath of Typhoon Lingling. The illness, which causes high fever and diarrhea, has been spreading in...

Humanitarian Group to Travel to N.Korea Next Month

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DPRK
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Chosun
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A civilian group of both progressive and conservative NGO officials will travel to North Korea next month. A Cheong Wa Dae official said Wednesday that the Korean Sharing Movement applied for...

N.Korea completes 12,000 homes for flood victims

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DPRK
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Chosun
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Some 12,000 North Korean families have moved into newly built homes in flood-ravaged North Hamgyong Province, the North's official Korean Central News Agency said Monday. The Unification Ministry...

N.Korea Gives Up on Big Collective Farms

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DPRK
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Chosun
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The North Korean regime started to distribute the land of collective farms to households across the reclusive nation. Household farming already started in selected regions several years ago. A...

Korean Relief Troops Return from Philippines

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Philippines
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Chosun
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Korean relief troops returned home from the Philippines on Tuesday, where they were stationed to help rebuild Tacloban after it was devastated by typhoon Haiyan last year. Their mission officially...

Korean Medical Experts to Scout Ebola-Hit Africa

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Liberia
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Chosun
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Korea will send a small team of medical experts from the ministries of health and welfare, defense and foreign affairs to Ebola-hit West Africa early next month. They are to pave the way for a bigger...

N.Korea Launches Farming Reforms

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DPRK
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Chosun
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The North Korean regime has recently decided to hand over about 3,300 sq.m of land to each farmer and change the crop-sharing ratio between the state and individual farmers from 7:3 to 6:4 in a bid...

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