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The underground economic aid from refugees to their families in North Korea

Lyong, Choi (2011) The underground economic aid from refugees to their families in North Korea. International Affairs at LSE (22 Nov 2011). Website.

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Abstract

It is no longer unusual for you to see mobile phones in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, aka North Korea. Some foreign travelers to the hermit state reportedly said that they were surprised at this because they did not expected to see mobile phones in this North Korea, renowned as one of the poorest and most closed states on earth. Clearly, this hermit country strictly controls the use of information technology in order to prevent a mass- communication among its citizens which could result in a democratic uprising. However, it did open its mobile market in 2008.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/ideas/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: IGA: LSE IDEAS
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Sets: Research centres and groups > LSE IDEAS
Collections > International Affairs at LSE Blog
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2017 14:17
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2020 00:30
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81955

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