An Indecent Proposal, by Andray Abrahamian

June 18th, 2012
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A curious rumor has popped up in Chinese media over the weekend – one which states that North Korea is promoting transnational marriages as a means to attract foreign investment.

This financial site, for example, attributing the “Chinese News Net” (?????), says that for a fee of 300,000 yuan a foreign man can obtain

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About the Author

Andray Abrahamian

Andray Abrahamian is a freelance writer on North Korean issues. He is currently teaching in the Social Science College of the University of Ulsan where he is pursuing a PhD on media images in East Asia. Abrahamian is also the executive director of the Chosun Exchange, an organization that provides professional training for North Korean students in the fields of economics, business and law. He earned a Masters in International Relations from the University of Sussex where he focused on realist and critical theory approaches to East Asia.

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