Obstacles of unifying the Korean peninsula.

Once they are relocated they have to do everything themselves. It’s up to their ability to stand alone — that’s life in a democratic society. But in North Korea with their culture of a communist society, they’re used to their basic needs coming from the government. They’re not used to a competitive society.


We have programs that provide them with benefits and jobs and some educational programs. NGOs help take care of their family and children. But it’s like they dropped from heaven.


There is also discrimination — I have to acknowledge this. They have North Korean accents, so we know immediately that they are either from North Korea or from the Chinese border.

That is from Nikki Asian Review and the rest can be read here.