December 2, 2013

How Do You Get a Job in North Korea?

Mina Yoon, NK News

The Associated Press

To talk about jobs in North Korea, I should first highlight that North Korean society has fundamentally changed with the collapse of the ration system. How people think about their jobs and incomes also has changed, as this system is totally destroyed.

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