It’s Kim Jong Un’s birthday, but nobody in North Korea is celebrating — here’s why
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January 8 in Kim Jong Un's 34th birthday.

The day hasn't been made a national holiday, unlike the birthdays of both his father and grandfather, which are still celebrated.

A North Korean expert told BI that it's too cold and expensive to celebrate his birthday right now.

Others say it could be due to growing discontent amongst his people.

January 8 is Kim Jong Un's 34th birthday — but nobody in North Korea is celebrating with him.

According to the country's official calendar,...


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