In the second round of our 2014 Round Panel Series, Daily NK's North Korean news director Kang Mi-jin will tell of her life in North Korea and eventual escape. Prior to leaving for South Korea, Kang was a former representative at her local Women's Union. Her daughter, aged only 11 at the time, operated her own business assisting gold Miners.
The talk will also feature an account of North Korea's central planning system, resource constraints and the state budgeting system.
Directions: Take exit 7 of Shinchon Station (Line 2),
Cross the road on the left, then turn to right, going down toward Cafe Bene. The venue is in the building.
Venue: Shinchon Toz, 15th floor, IVY Tower, 106-5 Nogosan-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Korea