Posted inAT Finance, China, European Union, Middle East, North Korea, Northeast Asia, Singapore, South Asia, South Korea, World

Optimism rising in North Korea despite malnutrition, food shortfalls

North Korea remains chronically short of food, but is not starving, ministers in Pyongyang are optimistic about ongoing diplomatic developments, and the country seeks to upgrade its agricultural techniques David Beasley, executive director of the UN’s World Food Program, said on Tuesday. During his time in the country, Beasley spent two days speaking to minister-level officials […]