December 04, 2022

Economy

Information related to the North Korea economic sector

No guarantee tourism revenues don’t fund weapons development

No guarantee tourism revenues don’t fund weapons development

Misleading to say tourism in the DPRK saps strength away from the weapons and nuclear industry

No guarantee tourism revenues don’t fund weapons development
Scott LaFoy
Scott LaFoy November 21, 2013
NK Media Watch – Nov 13 to 19

NK Media Watch – Nov 13 to 19

More Residential Development; Improved Electricity Usage; Mother's Day

NK Media Watch – Nov 13 to 19
Matthew McGrath
Matthew McGrath November 21, 2013
A Trans-Korean/Trans-Siberian railway? Not any time soon

A Trans-Korean/Trans-Siberian railway? Not any time soon

If something goes wrong in the political sphere, Russian investors could be in serious trouble

A Trans-Korean/Trans-Siberian railway? Not any time soon
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 18, 2013
The rise of North Korea’s new rich

The rise of North Korea’s new rich

From washing machines to bulging waistlines, wealthy Northerners flaunt new wealth

The rise of North Korea’s new rich
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 14, 2013
NK Media Watch – Nov 6 to 12

NK Media Watch – Nov 6 to 12

KPA Soldiers Praised for Building Parks; International Soccer Match with Indonesia; New Tech and Development District Announced;

NK Media Watch – Nov 6 to 12
Matthew McGrath
Matthew McGrath November 13, 2013
Japanese Media Watch: November 3 – November 9

Japanese Media Watch: November 3 – November 9

Mongolia – DPRK – Japan nexus a key issue | Antonio Inoki visit to DPRK | Abduction Issue

Japanese Media Watch: November 3 – November 9
Ryo C. Kato November 13, 2013
Satellite imagery reveals major urban development in Rason

Satellite imagery reveals major urban development in Rason

Satellite imagery shows modernization efforts also taking place beyond Pyongyang

Satellite imagery reveals major urban development in Rason
Curtis Melvin
Curtis Melvin November 11, 2013
As border defections drop, ‘southern money’ pours in

As border defections drop, ‘southern money’ pours in

Pyongyang has effectively curbed crossings into China, but not remittances

As border defections drop, ‘southern money’ pours in
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov November 4, 2013
Every person working in tourism is making a living not making bombs

Every person working in tourism is making a living not making bombs

Author of Bradt Guide to North Korea says criticism of DPRK investment in tourism and leisure is misplaced

Every person working in tourism is making a living not making bombs
Robert Willoughby November 4, 2013
What will North Korea be like in five years from now?

What will North Korea be like in five years from now?

Experts predict how North Korea might look in five years

What will North Korea be like in five years from now?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll November 2, 2013