Kim Jong-un’s regime has recently undertaken a flurry of diplomatic engagement with Vietnam. Photo: AP

Can North Korea copy Vietnam’s economic miracle?

  • Hanoi’s series of reforms, known as doi moi, turned it into one of the world’s fastest-growing economies
  • But there is much to do before Pyongyang can use them as a road map for development – including getting Kim Jong-un to relax his iron hold on power
Topic |   North Korea

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Kim Jong-un’s regime has recently undertaken a flurry of diplomatic engagement with Vietnam. Photo: AP
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump in Singapore. Photo: AP

Trump-Kim summit 2019: is North Korea really willing to give up its nukes? The Americans who negotiated a 1994 deal still have hope

  • Under Bill Clinton, US agreed deal to freeze Pyongyang’s plutonium production
  • But that deal collapsed after North Korea established parallel programme
Topic |   Trump-Kim summit

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump in Singapore. Photo: AP
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