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North Korea: A fragile economy after Kim Jong-Il

Dec 19, 2011
Death of dictator creates a new region of uncertainty. What it means for North Korea's economy, the U.S. and neighboring countries as the nation's military decides whether to accept Kim Jong-Il's son as leader.
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A country without an economy

Dec 19, 2011
After six decades under a bungling dictatorship, North Korea is a country with virtually no economy at all.
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After Kim Jong-Il, uncertainty for future of North Korea

Dec 19, 2011
Kim Jong-Il, the leader of North Korea, has passed away, leaving room for much uncertainty in his country.
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The state of North Korea's economy

Dec 19, 2011
North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il left the economy of his country in shambles, with a sharp divide between the rich and poor.
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What Kim Jong-Il's successor could do for North Korea

Dec 19, 2011
Now that Kim Jong-Il is no longer the leader, questions remain as to what direction his son Kim Jong-Un will to to help, or hurt, his country.
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The online future of North Korea

Dec 19, 2011
Will Kim Jong-Il's death mean North Koreans can get connected?
Posted In: Kim Jong-Il, North Korea

Where North Korea's economy stands today

Dec 19, 2011
Under Kim Jong-Il, North Korean society was sharply divided between rich and poor, and great emphasis was put on building up the military.
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Dear Grandson has a Facebook page

Oct 5, 2011
That would be Kim Han-sol, grandson of North Korean Leader Kim Jong-il. The 16-year-old has a penchant for kooky hairstyles, wears a diamond...
Posted In: Facebook, North Korea, social media, social networking, Tech Report

North Korea might do some environmental good (for a profit)

Mar 7, 2011
This final note today, in which sustainability jumps the shark. You know how big polluters -- or anyone, really -- if they want to reduce their...
Posted In: North Korea, sustainability

MIDDAY UPDATE: FBI and the GDP

Nov 23, 2010
Today we heard about yesterday's FBI seizures following a long and wide investigation into insider trading. The FBI seized documents from different...
Posted In: FBI, GDP, hedge funds, insider trading, mid-day update, North Korea, Sarah Palin, South Korea

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