Byline: David McNeill; 2010-09-27; The Independent (UK);Article Links
" . . . But off the wide, main boulevards, stories abound of poverty and malnutrition following a botched currency revaluation last year. Food prices, which rose 10-fold after the revaluation, have reportedly fallen back to about twice their old level, bringing enormous hardship to an already crippled economy."
Description:McNeill arrived in North Korea "disguised as an ordinary tourist," claiming to be in the country for the Pyongyang International Film Festival, but fell into trouble.
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