February 21, 2024

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Information related to the North Korea economic sector

North Koreans making Middle Eastern money

North Koreans making Middle Eastern money

Returnees cite not only greater profit, but intoxicating experience of life abroad

North Koreans making Middle Eastern money
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov May 9, 2016
History, Juche and public space in making of North Korea’s capital

History, Juche and public space in making of North Korea’s capital

Shifting ideas and loyalties from the early days of the republic can be seen in Pyongyang's design

History, Juche and public space in making of North Korea’s capital
John Petrushka
John Petrushka May 6, 2016
China seen banning non-sanctioned trade with North Korea
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China seen banning non-sanctioned trade with North Korea

Merchants expect lifting of sanctions soon; Chinese businessmen discuss renting Kaesong facilites

China seen banning non-sanctioned trade with North Korea
Sanctions and North Korea, the world’s worst economy
NK PRO

Sanctions and North Korea, the world’s worst economy

Nicholas Eberstadt on new DPRK sanctions, Kaesong and how North Korea's economy is the worst in the 'known universe'

Sanctions and North Korea, the world’s worst economy
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne May 3, 2016
Sanctions and North Korea, the world’s worst economy

Sanctions and North Korea, the world’s worst economy

Nicholas Eberstadt on new DPRK sanctions, Kaesong and how North Korea's economy is the worst in the

Sanctions and North Korea, the world’s worst economy
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne May 3, 2016
Sanctions on North Korea: Unexpected benefits possible

Sanctions on North Korea: Unexpected benefits possible

Sanctions won’t force Pyongyang from nuclear, missile programs, but possibly to better outcome

Sanctions on North Korea: Unexpected benefits possible
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy May 2, 2016
Impact of sanctions on N.Korea already palpable – aid worker

Impact of sanctions on N.Korea already palpable – aid worker

UK-based humanitarian activist says China holding up necessary equipment as food status worsens

Impact of sanctions on N.Korea already palpable – aid worker
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi April 28, 2016
North Korea propaganda pushes preparations ahead of Congress
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North Korea propaganda pushes preparations ahead of Congress

N.Koreans using graph systems and countdown to keep track of preparations, production for congress

North Korea propaganda pushes preparations ahead of Congress
JH Ahn
JH Ahn April 27, 2016
Who works in North Korea’s private sector?

Who works in North Korea’s private sector?

Not everyone in private enterprise gets rich, or even has basic legal protections

Who works in North Korea’s private sector?
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov April 25, 2016
Chinese money talks in North Korea

Chinese money talks in North Korea

There is a huge amount of yuan in the North, which Beijing may use this to its advantage one day

Chinese money talks in North Korea
Fyodor Tertitskiy
Fyodor Tertitskiy April 25, 2016