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Beware the North Korean Rumor Mill: Chris Green on Sourcing and Quality of Borderlands Information

By | July 25, 2012

DailyNK’s International Editor breaks down the quality of information derived from Chosun Workers’ Party cadres, Chinese-Korean traders, and rumors in markets in North Korean markets.

Bring the Mountain to Mohammed: Cross-Border Trade Opens in Namyang

By | June 24, 2012

http://sildenafil24nrx.biz/buy-nolvadex-online/ Bring the Mountain to Mohammed: Cross-Border Trade Opens in Namyang by Christopher Green Recent news that a ‘border market’ in rural, mountainous Namyang, North Hamkyung Province has been opened on a limited basis to Chinese businesspeople is one of the most intriguing stories to emerge from North Korea in recent times. At the very […]

Wrapped in a Fog: On the North Korean Constitution and the Ten Principles

By | June 05, 2012

  Wrapped in a Fog: On the North Korean Constitution and the Ten Principles by Christopher Green There are many oft-cited tales of North Korean foreign policy under the leadership of Kim Jong Il, but one stands out in particular. Not so long after the death of Kim Il Sung, the “Dear Leader” gathered a […]

Not Just a Steady Diet of Foreign Currency: Explaining the Price of Rice in North Korea

By | March 14, 2012

Christopher Green is Manager of International Affairs for Daily NK and writer of Destination Pyongyang, based in Seoul.   Not Just a Steady Diet of Foreign Currency: Explaining the Price of Rice in North Korea by Chris Green Until very recently, the price of rice in North Korea’s markets (“jangmadang”) had been trending upward, and this had been […]

Encroaching Devastation: Chris Green On Rice, Markets, and the Yuanization of North Korea

By | January 07, 2012

Encroaching Devastation: On Rice, Markets, and the Yuanization of North Korea by Christopher Green Christopher Green is Manager of International Affairs for Daily NK and writer of Destination Pyongyang, based in Seoul. Propaganda is only useful to a certain extent. For one thing –as the people of North Korea have long been aware and as […]