• Money & Power in North Korea. The Hidden Economy Documentary

    Money & Power in North Korea Hidden Economy North Korea 2015 North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, is a country in East Asia, in the northern part of the Korean Peninsula. The name Korea is derived from the Kingdom of Goguryeo, also spelled as Koryŏ. At the end of World War II in 1945, the Korean Peninsula was divided into two zones along the 38th parallel, with the northern half of the peninsula occupied by the Soviet Union and the southern half by the United States. Initial hopes for a unified, independent Korea evaporated as the politics of the Cold War resulted in the establishment of two separate states with diametrically opposed political, economic, and social systems. Soviet General Terentii Shtykov recommended the establishment of the Soviet Civil ...

    published: 19 Oct 2015
  • How Does North Korea Make Money?

    Is North Korea Exporting Slaves? http://testu.be/1MgLhpT The North Korean Government Explained http://bit.ly/1RiDsn8 Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml As the hermit kingdom, North Korea has allegedly developed an illicit form of economic revenue. So where does North Korea get its money? Learn More: North Korea believed to earn a fortune from forced labor overseas, U.N. says http://www.cnn.com/2015/10/29/asia/north-korea-un-forced-labor-overseas/ "North Korea's catalog of abuses against its own people within the secretive country's tightly controlled borders has been widely reported. " North Korea's black market becoming the new normal http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/10/29/us-northkorea-change-insight-idUSKCN0SN00320151029 "When North Korea's late "Dear Leader" Kim...

    published: 08 Nov 2015
  • North Korean Currency

    A taste of North Korea.

    published: 09 Mar 2010
  • NORTH KOREA - BANKNOTES - Kim Il-sung

    published: 20 Apr 2016
  • New Documentaries 2015 Money & Power in North Korea Hidden Economy

    Money & Power in North Korea - Hidden Economy New Documentariy 2015 North Korea has becoming increasingly isolated under a series of international . SUBSCRIBE MY CHANEL MORE NEW Videos: If you like my channel.Pls like share and comment! Thanks For Watching! Documentary ☆ Documentary Money And Power in North Korea ☆ BBC Documentary Hidden Economy, BBC Documentary , history Documentary, . Follow us on TWITTER: Like us on FACEBOOK: China's Risksdebt has continuously h. New documentaries 2014 Money and Power in North Korea Hidden .

    published: 26 Jul 2015
  • No plastic surgery - Exchange US Dollar (USD) to North Korean Won (KPW)

    How to exchange USD to North Korean Won (KPW)? This store is one of our favorite, it seems this store may have never been visited by foreigners except us Indonesian, every time we came here, we only saw locals who shopped. There are many Indonesian products from cosmetics to daily meals, from stationaries to storages, the price is cheaper (much more reasonable) than any other stores, and the waitresses were very friendly and we can redeem USD/Euros to KPW using the much better exchange rate than the Local Money Changers reserved for foreigners. =========================================== Gear: Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Music by: https://soundcloud.com/ameliarasekhy/stand-by-me-beautiful-girls ============================================= Want to see daily life in North Korea? Please follow ...

    published: 12 Mar 2017
  • How North Korea Makes Money | Stuff That I Find Interesting

    Thanks to Xios, Alan Haskayne, Lachlan Lindenmayer, William Crabb, Derpvic, Seth Reeves and all my other Patrons. If you want to help out - https://www.patreon.com/Jabzy?ty=h Music by Derek Fiechter - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVRJdMxf_nuCR6C1ZMgn7Ug https://twitter.com/JabzyJoe https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100008432732236

    published: 06 Apr 2016
  • I Have $8.87.... In North Korean Won

    Hey everyone, Sorry for not posting in a while, but I've been busy with school and college applications. Anyway, I got something really interesting to show you today- currency from one of the most secluded countries in the world, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, better known as North Korea or 조선민주주의인민공화국 in Korean (북한 if you're South Korean). I hope you enjoy taking a look at something you otherwise probably would not get to see in your life, and also, a big shoutout to my friend Andrew for sending me the currency :) Songs used in this video: Aegukka (North Korean National Anthem) AOA-Heart Attack DBSK-Mirotic

    published: 02 Oct 2016
  • See North Korean money, newspapers

    CNN's Ivan Watson goes inside the National Library of Korea in Seoul, South Korea, and looks at the wing that gives a glimpse of the North.

    published: 18 Mar 2016
  • How North Korea’s Economy Thrives On Its Black Market

    Is Gentrification Turning London Into A Ghost Town? http://bit.ly/1Sb8wpm Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml As the hermit kingdom, North Korea is closed off from global trade, but the nation has a loophole. So how does North Korea’s black market work? Learn More: Years after the famine, here’s how North Koreans really get by http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/04/13/years-after-the-famine-heres-how-north-koreans-really-get-by/ “Private trade has become so prevalent in recent years that it permeates all levels of society, from the poorest through to the Communist Party and military elites.” Kim Jong-un's recipe for success: private enterprise and public executions http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/oct/07/north-korea-recipe-for-success-economic-liberalisation-public-execut...

    published: 21 Nov 2015
  • Cash for Kim: North Korean Forced Laborers in Poland

    VICE gained exclusive access to documents that reveal the wages of North Korean laborers in Poland before the Kim regime's deductions. Click here to subscribe to VICE: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Read our Tumblr: http://vicemag.tumblr.com Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/vice Check out our Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/vicemag

    published: 31 May 2016
  • North Korea's Criminal Currency (VF.com)

    To read the full story, go to: http://bit.ly/X0TsU - The most advanced counterfeit currency in the world, North Koreas supernotes are also the key to financing an illicit nuclear program—not to mention the caviar tastes of its ruling regime. In this video, contributing editor David Rose, author of North Koreas Dollar Store, describes the rogue nations criminal enterprise and shares video showing one of its agents in action.

    published: 05 Aug 2009
  • Top 10 Secrets From Inside North Korea

    North Korea - They keep themselves a lot of secrets to themselves over there. We don’t know much about North Korea but there are some disturbing facts we do know. However, despite the best efforts of the state, some information has escaped, and it isn’t good. Here are the top 10 secrets, from inside North Korea. Subscribe for more! ► http://bit.ly/BeAmazedSubscribe ◄ Stay updated ► http://bit.ly/BeAmazedFacebook https://twitter.com/BeAmazedVideos https://instagram.com/BeAmazedVideos◄ For copyright queries or general inquiries please get in touch: beamazedvideos@gmail.com Sources: http://pastebin.com/nFSgEUwJ Featuring... Foreign abduction zones - In the 1970s the founder of North Korea, Kim il Sung, ordered special camps to be built around the country. These camps began to be populated b...

    published: 02 Mar 2017
  • North Korea Currency!

    Just showing off a bizarre portion of my collection. My eBay Store: http://www.ebay.com/sch/1magumbo/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=&_trksid=p3686

    published: 02 Nov 2012
  • Clip | North Korea Before/After the 2010 Currency Reform at Onsung Market

    From Chosun Ilbo: http://english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2010/04/22/2010042200391.html "Rare footage of markets and other scenes of North Korean society offers vivid testimony of the major changes that have happened in the reclusive country since a botched currency reform in December last year. The Chosun Ilbo and the Caleb Mission unveiled the footage Tuesday. It shows an open-air market and train station on Onsong, North Hamgyong Province in October 2009, just before the currency revaluation, and in March this year. Onsong boasted a relatively developed market due to its thriving trade with China, which is just across the border over the Duman (or Tumen) River. Footage taken in October shows a bustling market, but the same place in March is almost deserted, with only a few tra...

    published: 14 May 2013
  • Buy Comic Books in Pyongyang - North Korea

    Pyongyang - January 9, 2016 This is a continuation of the previous video 'Buy DVD in North Korea ' . After we bought the DVDs , I want to directly go home because the weather is very cold, but my wife asked me to walk around for a while in that neighbourhood, then we found a bookstore, I was immediately attracted to a local comic book it sells. I do not know what the comic book tells about, I am not proficient in Korean, but I can read the Korean letters fluently. In this video I decided to buy a Korean comic book which the price is 10.000 won, but when I looked at my wallet, I don't have enough North Korean Won (KPW), so I give her 1 USD instead, but she refused because 1 USD only worth 8000 won, so I need to pay more, the store keeper asked me to give her 5000 won when she saw whats i...

    published: 02 Jun 2016
Money & Power in North Korea. The Hidden Economy Documentary

Money & Power in North Korea. The Hidden Economy Documentary

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Money & Power in North Korea Hidden Economy North Korea 2015 North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, is a country in East Asia, in the northern part of the Korean Peninsula. The name Korea is derived from the Kingdom of Goguryeo, also spelled as Koryŏ. At the end of World War II in 1945, the Korean Peninsula was divided into two zones along the 38th parallel, with the northern half of the peninsula occupied by the Soviet Union and the southern half by the United States. Initial hopes for a unified, independent Korea evaporated as the politics of the Cold War resulted in the establishment of two separate states with diametrically opposed political, economic, and social systems. Soviet General Terentii Shtykov recommended the establishment of the Soviet Civil Authority in October 1945, and supported Kim Il-sung as chairman of the Provisional People's Committee for North Korea, established in February 1946. During the provisional government, Shtykov's chief accomplishment was a sweeping land reform program that broke North Korea's stratified class system. Landlords and Japanese collaborators fled to the South, where there was no land reform and sporadic unrest. Shtykov nationalized key industries and led the Soviet delegation to talks on the future of Korea in Moscow and Seoul. In September 1946, South Korean citizens had risen up against the Allied Military Government. In April 1948, an uprising of the Jeju islanders was violently crushed. The South declared its statehood in May 1948 and two months later the ardent anti-communist Syngman Rhee became its ruler. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea was established in the North on 9 September 1948. Shtykov served as the first Soviet Ambassador, while Kim Il-sung became Premier. Soviet forces withdrew from the North in 1948 and most American forces withdrew from the South the following year. Ambassador Shtykov suspected Rhee was planning to invade the North, and was sympathetic to Kim's goal of Korean unification under socialism. The two successfully lobbied Joseph Stalin to support a short blitzkrieg of the South, which culminated in the outbreak of the Korean War. Capital: Pyongyang Supreme leader: Kim Jong-un
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How Does North Korea Make Money?

How Does North Korea Make Money?

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Is North Korea Exporting Slaves? http://testu.be/1MgLhpT The North Korean Government Explained http://bit.ly/1RiDsn8 Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml As the hermit kingdom, North Korea has allegedly developed an illicit form of economic revenue. So where does North Korea get its money? Learn More: North Korea believed to earn a fortune from forced labor overseas, U.N. says http://www.cnn.com/2015/10/29/asia/north-korea-un-forced-labor-overseas/ "North Korea's catalog of abuses against its own people within the secretive country's tightly controlled borders has been widely reported. " North Korea's black market becoming the new normal http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/10/29/us-northkorea-change-insight-idUSKCN0SN00320151029 "When North Korea's late "Dear Leader" Kim Jong Il opened the Pothonggang Department Store in December 2010, he called on it to play "a big role" in improving living standards in the capital Pyongyang, official media said." Drug Dealing, Counterfeiting, Smuggling: How North Korea Makes Money http://www.npr.org/sections/money/2011/08/11/139556457/drug-dealing-counterfeiting-smuggling-how-north-korea-makes-money "North Korea used to be an industrial powerhouse. " The China-North Korea Relationship http://www.cfr.org/china/china-north-korea-relationship/p11097 "China is North Korea's most important ally, biggest trading partner, and main source of food, arms, and energy." Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Sparkle Sparkle" Subscribe to TestTube News! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml _________________________ TestTube News is committed to answering the smart, inquisitive questions we have about life, society, politics and anything else happening in the news. It's a place where curiosity rules and together we'll get a clearer understanding of this crazy world we live in. Watch more TestTube: http://testtube.com/testtubenews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testtubenetwork TestTube on Twitter https://twitter.com/TestTube Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/TraceDominguez TestTube on Facebook https://facebook.com/testtubenetwork TestTube on Google+ http://gplus.to/TestTube Download the New TestTube iOS app! http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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North Korean Currency

North Korean Currency

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A taste of North Korea.
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NORTH KOREA - BANKNOTES - Kim Il-sung

NORTH KOREA - BANKNOTES - Kim Il-sung

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New Documentaries 2015 Money & Power in North Korea Hidden Economy

New Documentaries 2015 Money & Power in North Korea Hidden Economy

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Money & Power in North Korea - Hidden Economy New Documentariy 2015 North Korea has becoming increasingly isolated under a series of international . SUBSCRIBE MY CHANEL MORE NEW Videos: If you like my channel.Pls like share and comment! Thanks For Watching! Documentary ☆ Documentary Money And Power in North Korea ☆ BBC Documentary Hidden Economy, BBC Documentary , history Documentary, . Follow us on TWITTER: Like us on FACEBOOK: China's Risksdebt has continuously h. New documentaries 2014 Money and Power in North Korea Hidden .
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No plastic surgery - Exchange US Dollar (USD) to North Korean Won (KPW)

No plastic surgery - Exchange US Dollar (USD) to North Korean Won (KPW)

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  • Updated: 12 Mar 2017
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How to exchange USD to North Korean Won (KPW)? This store is one of our favorite, it seems this store may have never been visited by foreigners except us Indonesian, every time we came here, we only saw locals who shopped. There are many Indonesian products from cosmetics to daily meals, from stationaries to storages, the price is cheaper (much more reasonable) than any other stores, and the waitresses were very friendly and we can redeem USD/Euros to KPW using the much better exchange rate than the Local Money Changers reserved for foreigners. =========================================== Gear: Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Music by: https://soundcloud.com/ameliarasekhy/stand-by-me-beautiful-girls ============================================= Want to see daily life in North Korea? Please follow my instagram account: https://www.instagram.com/jakaparker/ =======================================
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How North Korea Makes Money | Stuff That I Find Interesting

How North Korea Makes Money | Stuff That I Find Interesting

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Thanks to Xios, Alan Haskayne, Lachlan Lindenmayer, William Crabb, Derpvic, Seth Reeves and all my other Patrons. If you want to help out - https://www.patreon.com/Jabzy?ty=h Music by Derek Fiechter - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVRJdMxf_nuCR6C1ZMgn7Ug https://twitter.com/JabzyJoe https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100008432732236
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I Have $8.87.... In North Korean Won

I Have $8.87.... In North Korean Won

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  • Updated: 02 Oct 2016
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Hey everyone, Sorry for not posting in a while, but I've been busy with school and college applications. Anyway, I got something really interesting to show you today- currency from one of the most secluded countries in the world, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, better known as North Korea or 조선민주주의인민공화국 in Korean (북한 if you're South Korean). I hope you enjoy taking a look at something you otherwise probably would not get to see in your life, and also, a big shoutout to my friend Andrew for sending me the currency :) Songs used in this video: Aegukka (North Korean National Anthem) AOA-Heart Attack DBSK-Mirotic
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See North Korean money, newspapers

See North Korean money, newspapers

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CNN's Ivan Watson goes inside the National Library of Korea in Seoul, South Korea, and looks at the wing that gives a glimpse of the North.
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How North Korea’s Economy Thrives On Its Black Market

How North Korea’s Economy Thrives On Its Black Market

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  • Updated: 21 Nov 2015
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Is Gentrification Turning London Into A Ghost Town? http://bit.ly/1Sb8wpm Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml As the hermit kingdom, North Korea is closed off from global trade, but the nation has a loophole. So how does North Korea’s black market work? Learn More: Years after the famine, here’s how North Koreans really get by http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/04/13/years-after-the-famine-heres-how-north-koreans-really-get-by/ “Private trade has become so prevalent in recent years that it permeates all levels of society, from the poorest through to the Communist Party and military elites.” Kim Jong-un's recipe for success: private enterprise and public executions http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/oct/07/north-korea-recipe-for-success-economic-liberalisation-public-executions “There is some truth in this description but it does not represent the whole story. He may have a penchant for executions, but Kim is also the first ruler of the dynasty to implement market-oriented reforms.” North Korea: Black economy swelling disposable incomes http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/north-korea-black-economy-swelling-disposable-incomes-1526324 “Though not officially acknowledged, a "grey economy" has evolved over the past two decades, a development that has accelerated under leader Kim Jong Un, experts say.” Subscribe to TestTube News! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml _________________________ TestTube News is committed to answering the smart, inquisitive questions we have about life, society, politics and anything else happening in the news. It's a place where curiosity rules and together we'll get a clearer understanding of this crazy world we live in. Watch more TestTube: http://testtube.com/testtubenews TestTube now has a newsletter! Get a weekly round-up of our most popular videos across all the shows we make here at TestTube. For more info and to sign-up, click here. http://testtube.com/fwd Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testtubenetwork TestTube on Twitter https://twitter.com/TestTube Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/TraceDominguez TestTube on Facebook https://facebook.com/testtubenetwork TestTube on Google+ http://gplus.to/TestTube Download the New TestTube iOS app! http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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Cash for Kim: North Korean Forced Laborers in Poland

Cash for Kim: North Korean Forced Laborers in Poland

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  • Updated: 31 May 2016
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VICE gained exclusive access to documents that reveal the wages of North Korean laborers in Poland before the Kim regime's deductions. Click here to subscribe to VICE: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Read our Tumblr: http://vicemag.tumblr.com Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/vice Check out our Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/vicemag
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North Korea's Criminal Currency (VF.com)

North Korea's Criminal Currency (VF.com)

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  • Updated: 05 Aug 2009
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To read the full story, go to: http://bit.ly/X0TsU - The most advanced counterfeit currency in the world, North Koreas supernotes are also the key to financing an illicit nuclear program—not to mention the caviar tastes of its ruling regime. In this video, contributing editor David Rose, author of North Koreas Dollar Store, describes the rogue nations criminal enterprise and shares video showing one of its agents in action.
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Top 10 Secrets From Inside North Korea

Top 10 Secrets From Inside North Korea

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North Korea - They keep themselves a lot of secrets to themselves over there. We don’t know much about North Korea but there are some disturbing facts we do know. However, despite the best efforts of the state, some information has escaped, and it isn’t good. Here are the top 10 secrets, from inside North Korea. Subscribe for more! ► http://bit.ly/BeAmazedSubscribe ◄ Stay updated ► http://bit.ly/BeAmazedFacebook https://twitter.com/BeAmazedVideos https://instagram.com/BeAmazedVideos◄ For copyright queries or general inquiries please get in touch: beamazedvideos@gmail.com Sources: http://pastebin.com/nFSgEUwJ Featuring... Foreign abduction zones - In the 1970s the founder of North Korea, Kim il Sung, ordered special camps to be built around the country. These camps began to be populated by young Japanese people. How did they get there? They were kidnapped by North Korean spies from towns on the Japanese coast, thrown in a sack and then transported on dinghies to the ‘invitation only’ zones. Fruit and fertiliser - Malnourishment is a massive problem in North Korea. During the 1990s, a huge famine hit the country and an estimated 3.7 million North Koreans died. Even today, it’s thought that 40% of North Koreans suffer from malnourishment. These things they believe - When a country’s population has virtually no contact with the outside world, you can tell them anything, and they’ll believe you. For example, most people inside North Korea are adamant that their former ’dear leader’ Kim Jong Il led a pretty exciting life. Get money - North Korea is officially the most corrupt country in the world. When nearly every country in the world refuses to do business with you, you have to get creative. That’s exactly what North Korea has done to try and make some money. Hairstyles and lifestyles - Life can be deadly dull in North Korea. If you’re a man, there are only 28 hairstyles, approved by the state, that you’re allowed to have. North Korean internet - Next time you think you’ve completed the internet, spare a thought for the North Koreans. Over there, the state controls the net, and it’s more like a company intranet than a world wide web. Class and caste - In most countries in the world there is some sort of class system, but nowhere is it as rigid as in North Korea. in 1957, leader Kim Il Sung ordered an investigation of the entire population, which led to the separating of everyone into 3 classes, based on family history rather than the individual person’s actions. 3 generations of punishment. - Talking of which, North Korea is big on punishing the whole family for the actions of one individual. If you commit a crime in North Korea, your children and your grandchildren will bear the stain of your action, and they will be punished too. Labour camps - In North Korea, If you commit a crime that isn’t punishable by execution, then you’ll likely be sent to a labour camp. There are 16 camps across North Korea, holding around 200,000 prisoners between them. Famines and cannibalism - During the mid 90s famine in North Korea, an estimated 3.7 million people died. That’s around 10% of the population. It was due to flooding, making North Korean farmland unusable, while crippling national debt and a refusal to deal with the West made it impossible for them to import food.
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North Korea Currency!

North Korea Currency!

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Just showing off a bizarre portion of my collection. My eBay Store: http://www.ebay.com/sch/1magumbo/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=&_trksid=p3686
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Clip | North Korea Before/After the 2010 Currency Reform at Onsung Market

Clip | North Korea Before/After the 2010 Currency Reform at Onsung Market

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From Chosun Ilbo: http://english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2010/04/22/2010042200391.html "Rare footage of markets and other scenes of North Korean society offers vivid testimony of the major changes that have happened in the reclusive country since a botched currency reform in December last year. The Chosun Ilbo and the Caleb Mission unveiled the footage Tuesday. It shows an open-air market and train station on Onsong, North Hamgyong Province in October 2009, just before the currency revaluation, and in March this year. Onsong boasted a relatively developed market due to its thriving trade with China, which is just across the border over the Duman (or Tumen) River. Footage taken in October shows a bustling market, but the same place in March is almost deserted, with only a few traders selling goods. In October, the market was overflowing with food, clothes, shoes, cooking oils, squid and other goods. But three months after the currency debacle, only a few bags of corn are visible in the stalls. Products that were part of South Korean aid shipments to North Korea can also be spotted. Rare footage of markets and other scenes of North Korean society offers vivid testimony of the major changes that have happened in the reclusive country since a botched currency reform in December last year. The Chosun Ilbo and the Caleb Mission unveiled the footage Tuesday. It shows an open-air market and train station on Onsong, North Hamgyong Province in October 2009, just before the currency revaluation, and in March this year. Onsong boasted a relatively developed market due to its thriving trade with China, which is just across the border over the Duman (or Tumen) River. Footage taken in October shows a bustling market, but the same place in March is almost deserted, with only a few traders selling goods. In October, the market was overflowing with food, clothes, shoes, cooking oils, squid and other goods. But three months after the currency debacle, only a few bags of corn are visible in the stalls. Products that were part of South Korean aid shipments to North Korea can also be spotted. Onsong market before the currency revaluation used to include both roofed and open-air stalls where unauthorized merchants sold goods on mats placed on the ground. The square in front of the train station was also a bustling market where traders sold products away from the watchful eye of the authorities. But in early March 90 percent of the stalls were empty. Pastor Kim Sung-eun of the Caleb Mission said, "If the owners of roofed stalls, who paid a fee for official approval to sell goods, disappeared, it suggests that North Korea's middle class has collapsed." There was also evidence of South Korean aid products being sold in the markets. Bags of grain bearing the South Korean Red Cross symbol could be seen in various parts of the market. Some North Koreans used them as shopping bags. Goods sent as part of aid shipments by South Korea including grain bags are said to be very popular in the North. "There are rumors that high-ranking North Korean officials sold South Korean aid products in the markets, but none of them have been confirmed," a Unification ministry official said. "The market opens around 8:30 a.m. and closes around 7 p.m. after sunset," said a North Korean defector from Onsong. "It's heartbreaking to see the once bustling market so empty.""
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Buy Comic Books in Pyongyang - North Korea

Buy Comic Books in Pyongyang - North Korea

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Pyongyang - January 9, 2016 This is a continuation of the previous video 'Buy DVD in North Korea ' . After we bought the DVDs , I want to directly go home because the weather is very cold, but my wife asked me to walk around for a while in that neighbourhood, then we found a bookstore, I was immediately attracted to a local comic book it sells. I do not know what the comic book tells about, I am not proficient in Korean, but I can read the Korean letters fluently. In this video I decided to buy a Korean comic book which the price is 10.000 won, but when I looked at my wallet, I don't have enough North Korean Won (KPW), so I give her 1 USD instead, but she refused because 1 USD only worth 8000 won, so I need to pay more, the store keeper asked me to give her 5000 won when she saw whats inside my wallet, she asked me to give her 1 USD and 5000 KPW and then give me 3000 KPW in return. For your information, in Pyongyang we can widely use several currency such as USD, Euro, Chinese Yuan, and North Korean Won, that's why I have money in different currencies in my wallet. You can check this by visiting @drewkelly instagram account (https://www.instagram.com/drewkelly/). He is an american who lives in Pyongyang in my time living there, so we bumped each other several times by chance. I remember he ever posted about the use of these several currencies in North Korea. Maybe any of you who watched my videos laughed to hear me talking in Korean, so please pardon me. For anyone who proficient in both Korean and Indonesian I need your generosity to help me provide the subtitle for my videos. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Unofficial and official exchange rates in North Korea: how big is the gap? please read this link http://www.nkeconwatch.com/2016/02/04/inofficial-and-official-exchange-rates-in-north-korea-what-is-the-gap/ ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Want to see daily life in North Korea? please follow my instagram account : http://www.instagram.com/jakaparker ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- also follow these accounts: https://www.instagram.com/drewkelly/ https://www.instagram.com/everydaydprk/
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