To better understand the changing urban landscape in DPR Korea, we collaborated with the Architectural Association to host a workshop focused on architecture and real estate, covering the intersection of entrepreneurship and infrastructure. Led by Choson Exchange colleague architect Calvin Chua, we shared best practices in infrastructure development from abroad, and gained insights into the sector in the country. We also frequently visited Unjong Park, a technology zone next to the city of Pyongsong, for consultations on developing facilities and regulations to support startups.
Last year, we also brought a group of DPR Koreans to Singapore and Vietnam to learn about international accounting practices and taxation. Over the course of two weeks, participants from companies, academic institutions, and government agencies attended workshops on international accounting, visited international and state-run accounting firms, and learned from a wide range of guest speakers. Participants were curious and often asked more questions than could be answered in the allotted time. During the few months since participants returned home, one of them contributed significantly to a new book on taxation published in DPR Korea.
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