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Privately-funded N. Korean University Opens Medical School

North Korea’s first privately-funded university has opened a medical school, the university president told VOA this week. The Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) opened its medical school at the start of the month, nearly a year later than planned. The delay resulted from a late start in construction; the school faced difficulty getting all the necessary materials. In a phone interview with VOA, the president of PUST, Dr. Kim Chin-Kyung, said the project was...

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