May she be hungry? A girl kotchibi is staring at food at a hawker stall. She is holding a plastic bag with a bit of food. March 2013, in Pyongson City, South Pyongan Province. Taken by ASIAPRESS.


Kim Jong-un should focus on re-building the social welfare system and allowing it people to have the freedom of market activity, not building large luxurious orphanages intended for propaganda use only.  (JiroIshimaru)
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Kim Jong-un visited a newly established large-scale orphanage. The picture was at the front page of RodongSinmun on 2 January 2015.


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