In Pyongyang, a man rides his electric bike near the Tower of the Juche Idea. Photo: AP

North Korea’s grand plan to become the ‘next Singapore’ – if only the West would give them a chance

  • Pyongyang harbours ambitions of becoming a regional transport hub and already has railroad links with Russia, China and South Korea
  • Joining international financial institutions would open the door to badly needed development funds and economic expertise
Topic |   North Korea

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In Pyongyang, a man rides his electric bike near the Tower of the Juche Idea. Photo: AP
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