North Korea takes tentative steps towards economic reform
North Korea has retained its strong military hold over its population since its new leader, Kim Jong-un, succeeded his father. But attitudes towards its struggling economy do appear to be shifting. In the second part of a series on North Korea we look at how, behind the scenes and under the influence of China, it is attempting limited reforms.
NINE months after Kim Jong-un took over power from his deceased father Kim Jong-il, there are increasing signs that the country has entered a phase of economic experimentation.
The dictatorial supremacy of the party and the military, however, remain as strong as ever, and the experiments have been extremely te...
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