December 04, 2022

Economy

Information related to the North Korea economic sector

NK Media Watch – June 19 to 25

NK Media Watch – June 19 to 25

Coverage of Kim Jong Un’s Letter of Appeal, reporting of festivities honoring the beginning of the Korean War, and efforts taken by the government to ensure a better future

NK Media Watch – June 19 to 25
Matthew McGrath
Matthew McGrath June 26, 2013
North Korea’s “Torure” Rail Transport System

North Korea’s “Torure” Rail Transport System

The cart itself is simple piece of technology: It rolls downhill and is slowed by a friction brake system by the conductor

North Korea’s “Torure” Rail Transport System
Curtis Melvin
Curtis Melvin June 18, 2013
A North Korean goes to Disneyland

A North Korean goes to Disneyland

"I would not have visited the U.S. and explored so many great places, if my mother had not escaped North Korea"

A North Korean goes to Disneyland
Park Ji Woo
Park Ji Woo June 7, 2013
The Russians are not coming to North Korea

The Russians are not coming to North Korea

North Korea’s Former Ally Now Mainly Concerned with Stability, Maintaining Status Quo

The Russians are not coming to North Korea
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov June 3, 2013
Media Watch – May 20th to 27th

Media Watch – May 20th to 27th

Vice Marshal Choe Ryong-hae's visit to China highlighted alongside visiting delegation from Laos PDR

Media Watch – May 20th to 27th
Matthew McGrath
Matthew McGrath June 3, 2013
Why North Korea places so much emphasis on organic farming

Why North Korea places so much emphasis on organic farming

“Let us thoroughly implement the Juche farming methods created by the fatherly leader Comrade Kim Il Sung!"

Why North Korea places so much emphasis on organic farming
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich May 31, 2013
More on Chongjin’s residential construction project

More on Chongjin’s residential construction project

Exclusive photos show extent of Chongjin's five year re-development plan

More on Chongjin’s residential construction project
Curtis Melvin
Curtis Melvin May 30, 2013
New residential construction project underway in Chongjin

New residential construction project underway in Chongjin

New housing project ignored by official media is exposed by satellite imagery analysis

New residential construction project underway in Chongjin
Curtis Melvin
Curtis Melvin May 22, 2013
NK Media Watch – May 13th to 19th

NK Media Watch – May 13th to 19th

Spring trade fair gets top billing, but no major new products revealed

NK Media Watch – May 13th to 19th
Martyn Williams
Martyn Williams May 22, 2013
North Korean society: Two classes, too little reason to resist

North Korean society: Two classes, too little reason to resist

Defector uses freedom to raise awareness of, dispel misconceptions about the North’s people

North Korean society: Two classes, too little reason to resist
Dominica Lim
Dominica Lim May 21, 2013