North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says the Cabinet is failing in its role as the key institution managing the economy. Photo: KCNA via KNS/AFP North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says the Cabinet is failing in its role as the key institution managing the economy. Photo: KCNA via KNS/AFP
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says the Cabinet is failing in its role as the key institution managing the economy. Photo: KCNA via KNS/AFP
North Korea

Kim Jong-un scolds officials for lacking ‘innovative’ ideas to save North Korean economy

  • Kim fired a senior economic official as he criticised the performance of his cabinet during a party central committee meeting
  • O Su-yong was named as new director of the Department of Economic Affairs, replacing Kim Tu-il who was appointed just last month

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says the Cabinet is failing in its role as the key institution managing the economy. Photo: KCNA via KNS/AFP North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says the Cabinet is failing in its role as the key institution managing the economy. Photo: KCNA via KNS/AFP
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says the Cabinet is failing in its role as the key institution managing the economy. Photo: KCNA via KNS/AFP
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