Tag Archives: FDI

Who will buy Kim Il Sung’s bling?

image via coinshome.net The story goes that in 1972, the North Korean state planned to cast a 65-foot tall gold statue of Kim Il Sung to celebrate his 60th birthday. When Pyongyang’s irate economic patrons in Beijing confronted the North … Continue reading

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Working in Tourism, Farming Bombs, Divining Opacity

Marcus Noland is angry and so is Chad O’Carroll. While we think Noland was a little too flippant and harsh on the founder of NK News (and we endorse civil discussions), the “grumpy old man” does make some interesting points … Continue reading

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