February 21, 2024

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Information related to the North Korea economic sector

The pitfalls and potential of North Korea’s reform drive

The pitfalls and potential of North Korea’s reform drive

Jang execution shows Pyongyang elite’s dissatisfaction with glut of Chinese investment

The pitfalls and potential of North Korea’s reform drive
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov January 21, 2014
China, S. Korea, U.S: Whose NK approach works best?

China, S. Korea, U.S: Whose NK approach works best?

Even-handed treatment by the Chinese not necessarily beneficial to inter-Korean ties, expert says

China, S. Korea, U.S: Whose NK approach works best?
Ole Jakob Skåtun
Ole Jakob Skåtun January 11, 2014
Expert: Individual catalysts can help Pyongyang develop

Expert: Individual catalysts can help Pyongyang develop

Rapid Beijing- or Seoul-style rapid growth not realistic, carries side-effects

Expert: Individual catalysts can help Pyongyang develop
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza January 9, 2014
Expert: Engagement worth pursuing, but results are small

Expert: Engagement worth pursuing, but results are small

North Korea seeks engagement while undermining U.S.-Japan-S. Korea alliance, historian says

Expert: Engagement worth pursuing, but results are small
Ole Jakob Skåtun
Ole Jakob Skåtun January 9, 2014
Learning from public space in Pyongyang

Learning from public space in Pyongyang

A market economy is coming, but space for the public can be set aside, author argues

Learning from public space in Pyongyang
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza January 7, 2014
How economic reforms are changing N. Korea’s farming industry

How economic reforms are changing N. Korea’s farming industry

New regulations have led to immediate 30% increase in output - source

How economic reforms are changing N. Korea’s farming industry
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov January 2, 2014
NK Media Watch – Dec 25 to 31

NK Media Watch – Dec 25 to 31

Fisheries Honored; State Holidays; and the New Year

NK Media Watch – Dec 25 to 31
Matthew McGrath January 2, 2014
NK Media Watch – Dec 18 to 24

NK Media Watch – Dec 18 to 24

Industries praised for hard work in 2013; Kim Jong Suk's 96th birthday; Kim Jong Un praised at unitary force

NK Media Watch – Dec 18 to 24
Matthew McGrath December 25, 2013
NK Media Watch – Dec 11 to 17

NK Media Watch – Dec 11 to 17

2013 State Commendation Ceremony; Workshop for Construction Professionals; Jang Song Thaek's Military Tribunal; and the 2nd Anniversary of Kim Jong Il's Death

NK Media Watch – Dec 11 to 17
Matthew McGrath December 18, 2013
China cool to North Korean economic reform drive

China cool to North Korean economic reform drive

Returning from China, Lankov says there is little mood in Beijing for providing meaningful assistance to N. Korea

China cool to North Korean economic reform drive
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov December 17, 2013