April 05, 2020

The ill-fated Sinuiju special region
Proposed special autonomous region would have brought a little bit of Macau onto North Korean soil
North Korea declares that one her cities will become a special zone. There will be no censorship there, all media will be free and freedom of speech will be secured. The economic system will be capitalist – that is official. Moreover, foreigners will be allowed to visit visa-free. Sounds impossible – but this is no fantasy nor an alternate history novel. That is what actually happened in 2002,