“The hotel has successfully realized its vision of allowing the people to enjoy a more cultured and happy life.
November 3 On March 3, Prime Minister Kim Deok-hun proudly visited the Pyongyang 10,000 Households Housing Complex, a tower apartment complex under construction in North Korea. The groundbreaking ceremony for the complex, attended by Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un, was held in March of this year.
North Korea is moving forward with the construction of tower blocks at a rapid pace. At the Workers’ Party of Korea congress in January, Kim Jong-un 25 Kim Jong-un declared at the Workers’ Party of Korea congress in January that 10,000 units would be built each year in the five-year economic plan through 2013. A total of about 50,000 units will be created in Pyongyang. However, the U.S. media outlet Radio Free Asia reported that local residents who witnessed the construction site voiced their concerns as follows
“It had been raining for days, but the rusty rebar was still piled up in the open. No one cared. I was surprised to learn that the mixing ratio of the concrete was far below the safety standard.
Why are the corridors and stairs covered in feces and urine?
International NPO According to the Council of High-Rise Buildings and Urban Dwellings, an international non-profit organization 30 floors in Pyongyang are 40 Most of them were built after Kim Jong-un became leader. Most of them were built after Kim Jong-un became the leader. The tower apartments along the central Ly Myung Street are the most expensive. 82 It has 82 floors and is 270 meters high. 270 meters high. The construction is a rush job.
“The construction was a rush job. The construction is rushed, and the schedule is often shortened to coincide with important anniversaries and events. It’s full of flaws. There are almost no people living on the upper floors. The elevators don’t work and the water supply doesn’t work because of the harsh electricity situation in North Korea.
Some of the residents have to use the corridors and stairs because there is no water in the toilets. There are also people who “spray” their filth from balconies and other places. In the empty rooms, there are street children called “Kochobis” living. Despite the glamorous appearance, the internal conditions are very poor.
(Korean newspaper reporter). A tragic accident occurred in April 2006. In April 2002, a tragic accident occurred due to shoddy construction. 23 In April 2002, a tragic accident occurred: a 23-story high-rise apartment building collapsed due to shoddy construction.
“At the time of the accident, interior work was underway. The exterior wall cracked because it could not withstand the weight of the sand and gravel that was brought in. The cracks spread rapidly, and the apartment collapsed. The casualties were It is said that as many as 500 It is said that as many as 500 people were killed. The neighborhood was littered with bodies in pristine condition, and many human limbs were found in the rubble.
The accident could not be covered up because there were many facilities used by foreigners in the vicinity, and it became known abroad. Kim Jong-un ordered the accident to be dealt with within a week. The four technicians who were in charge were held accountable and shot to death.
Due to the UN sanctions and the effects of the new coronavirus, North Korea’s economy is in dire straits. North Korea’s economy is in dire straits due to UN sanctions and the new coronavirus, and it cannot afford to build tower blocks one after another. The Daily NK Japan” editor-in-chief Gao Yingji explains the background to the forced construction.
“There are two reasons. The first reason is that there are no other elements other than ‘hachimono,’ such as tower blocks, to show the progress of the economy to people at home and abroad. The first reason is that there is no other way to show the progress of the economy to the world.
Secondly, the government is trying to suppress public dissatisfaction with the economic difficulties and excessive corona measures by building towers. They want to control the emotions by mobilizing more people for the massive construction work. I don’t think such an approach will be able to control the ever-growing dissatisfaction of the people. …… I don’t think such an approach will curb the growing public discontent.
North Korea’s tower complexes have few advantages and many negative factors. Despite people’s emotions, the construction continues.