Country Risk Summary: NORTH KOREA
- Country Risk Summary: NORTH KOREA. // Asia Monitor: China & North East Asia Monitor;Mar2004, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p12
This article presents information on country risk to investments in North Korea. The country is in danger of causing the U.S. to take an even tougher stance against it if the country's politicians refuse to compromise during ongoing talks on nuclear proliferation between itself, the U.S., Japan,...
- Next Parliament To Accelerate Power Shift. // Asia Monitor: China & North East Asia Monitor;Sep2008, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p12
The article presents a political outlook for North Korea. It states that the short-term political risk rating for the country is stable at 79.0, which reflects expectations of broad continuity while long-term rating of 55.1 reflects the inherent weakness of a totalitarian regime of the country....
- Assessing Regime Stability. // Asia Monitor: China & North East Asia Monitor;Apr2008, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p12
The article provides information on the political conditions in North Korea. According to the author, the short-term political rating (STPR) of the country is stable at 79.0 while the long-term political risk rating is much lower at 55.1. He added that the social stability is the weakest...
- The son also rises. Fenyvesi, C. // U.S. News & World Report;5/6/91, Vol. 110 Issue 17, p26
Considers speculation that North Korea's Kim Il Sung will retire due to a weak heart, using next April 15, his 80th birthday, for the announcement. Sources favor his son, Kim Jong Il, 49, as his successor.
- Order to an extreme: N. Korea stifles dissent from the cradle on. Tefft, Shiela // Christian Science Monitor;6/19/95, Vol. 87 Issue 142, p7
Highlights the political situation in North Korea. Changgwang Kindergarten, where 500 students get round-the-clock conditioning; Totalitarian state; Sports festival attended by the foreigners in April 1995; Visit of Amnesty International to North Korea; Improvements made for the benefit of...
- Coming in from the cold. // Time;6/10/1991, Vol. 137 Issue 23, p43
Reports that North Korea's xenophobic Communist government has announced it will apply for full membership in the United Nations, a glaring admission that its isolationist policy has been checkmated by Seoul's smooth cultivation of Moscow and Beijing.
- North Korea. Myonghee Lim // New Internationalist;May97, Issue 290, p36
Focuses on the politics and government of North Korea. Korean cookery; Agriculture; Condition of the people; Threatening war against South Korea. INSET: At a glance..
- History. // South Korea Country Review;2010, p6
The article provides an overview of the political history of South Korea and discusses the Koryo ruling class and the establishment of new land-distribution system.
- Political Conditions. // South Korea Country Review;2010, p9
The article provides an overview of the political condition of South Korea and discusses the army coup d'eta led by Major General Park Chung-hee in May 1961 and the restoration of the civilian rule in 1963.