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North Korea's...Nationwide Building Boom

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..."Kim has veered from his father’s legacy, investing in public works programs that ostensibly improve the living conditions of the people...

North Korea's consumer economy has expanded significantly under Kim Jong-in...More markets are open now than at any point in the past...

More than 10 power station construction projects have been underway since Mr. Kim took control, at least two in collaboration with China...

North Korea has also invested in reforestation. Tree nurseries, like the one below, have been constructed around the country...

Labor and cement are cheap in North Korea...

During the Korean War, North Korea was hit with thousands of tons of American bombs. The conflict technically continues, and North Korea claims it needs a robust defense program to protect itself in case of a renewed American attack..."...

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