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How North Korean state media reported Kim Jong-un's Singapore visit

North Korea's official media brought a large number of reporters and camera operators to Singapore for the Kim trip

Reuters  |  Seoul 

Just hours after Kim Jong Un wrapped up a surprise evening sightseeing tour of Singapore on Monday, the North Korean newspaper Rodong Sinmun crammed its front page with photographs snapped of the reclusive leader. The official newspaper of the Workers’ Party of Korea featured 14 photographs, covering more than half of the front page of its Tuesday issue, showing Kim jovially walking with officials from the city-state at a tropical garden as well as beside an infinity pool. The speed of the coverage in Rodong Sinmun and other state media is unusual in a country where events ...

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 10:29 IST
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