N Korea to take Chinese approach to development

Lim Dong-won, director of North Korea's National Intelligence Service said on Feb 20 that the communist government would pursue a Chinese-style policy of separating politics from economy to introduce a market economy, while maintaining the socialist political system.

Under this policy, the country may pursue an export-first industrial development policy, he added.Speaking at a National Assembly Intelligence Committee meeting, Lim said North Korea would set up special economic districts in Sinu