Chan Young Bang

Dr Chan Young Bang is president of KIMEP University, principal investigator at the DPRK Strategic Research Centre, and a former economic adviser to the former president of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.
Chan Young Bang
Dr Chan Young Bang is president of KIMEP University, principal investigator at the DPRK Strategic Research Centre, and a former economic adviser to the former president of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.

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Opinion | Only Xi Jinping can help Kim Jong-un unlock a bright economic future for a denuclearised North Korea

Given Chinese president’s personal history combined with China’s pivotal role in North Korea’s economy, Xi is well placed to convince Kim that economic reform is his best option. A US$300 billion fund, mostly financed by China, could get the ball rolling.

10 May 2019 - 3:49AM

Given Chinese president’s personal history combined with China’s pivotal role in North Korea’s economy, Xi is well placed to convince Kim that economic reform is his best option. A US$300 billion fund, mostly financed by China, could get the ball rolling.

Only Xi Jinping can help Kim Jong-un unlock a bright economic future for a denuclearised North Korea
Opinion | Vladimir Putin should make the most of his summit with Kim Jong-un, and propose a modernisation-for-peace deal

The US has failed to sell a denuclearisation deal to North Korea, so Russia’s president should take up the challenge, starting with setting the conditions for a modernisation fund.

24 Apr 2019 - 1:45PM

The US has failed to sell a denuclearisation deal to North Korea, so Russia’s president should take up the challenge, starting with setting the conditions for a modernisation fund.

Vladimir Putin should make the most of his summit with Kim Jong-un, and propose a modernisation-for-peace deal
Opinion | Donald Trump can make the deal of the century with Kim Jong-un – if he offers North Korea a blueprint to a ‘brighter future’

The US lacks a strategy that pleases all stakeholders on the Korean peninsula, including Kim Jong-un. Sanctions and diplomatic pressure should be supplemented by the promise of an economic development fund, infrastructural support and security guarantees.

8 Nov 2018 - 2:14AM

The US lacks a strategy that pleases all stakeholders on the Korean peninsula, including Kim Jong-un. Sanctions and diplomatic pressure should be supplemented by the promise of an economic development fund, infrastructural support and security guarantees.

Donald Trump can make the deal of the century with Kim Jong-un – if he offers North Korea a blueprint to a ‘brighter future’