Category: The Making

<Inside N.Korea> Expansion of the market economy as the driving force behind social transformation–based on sources from inside N.Korea. (PART7) Information from outside being commodified and spread across the country. The government is losing control of the movement of citizens. by Jiro Ishimaru

The North Korean government has thoroughly prohibited the access to foreign TV programs, radio, newspapers, books, and videos except those that passed the censorship…

<Inside N. Korea> A recent flood has left thousands dead: following the flood mass forced-migration of the poor into the affected area. ‘Entire villages have disappeared. ‘

In the end of August this year, there was a huge flood in northeastern North Korea. International organizations such as International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, after conducting the onsite inspection in the mid-September, reported that “The flood in North Hamgyong Province left 138 people dead and 400 still missing.” …