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     Aug 27, '14


North Korea leery of Chinese TV sets
By Radio Free Asia

Authorities in North Korea are stepping up inspections on households with television sets imported from neighboring China, specially targeting LCD sets with USB ports and remote control functions, in Pyongyang’s latest attempt to prevent citizens from accessing foreign media, according to sources.

North Koreans living along the Chinese border believe that such inspections are meant to block them from watching the Asian



Games to be hosted by arch-rival neighbor South Korea.

North Korea had earlier threatened to pull out of the September 19-October 4 Asian Games after Seoul refused to cover the cost of accommodating a large team at the event, but finally decided to send 273 athletes and officials to the Games.

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