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James Kim, founder of PUST (moneycnn.com)

James Kim, founder of PUST (moneycnn.com)

Here’s a great article about James Kim, the founder of the elite Yanbian University of Science and Technology (YUST) in China, which is a school I’ve visited twice where missionaries serve as professors.  And now after much prayer and effort, one in Pyongyang, North Korea (PUST) is finally opening up.

Kim will lead a delegation of 200 dignitaries from around the world to North Korea for the dedication of the first privately funded university ever allowed in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea: the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST). The school will have an international faculty educating, eventually, around 600 graduate students…

And for the record, though Kim is excruciatingly diplomatic in terms of what he says publicly about the regime, Fortune, having spent a considerable amount of time with Kim and his team in Yanji this summer, is pretty convinced that his loyalties lie in only one direction — to the man upstairs. And by that, we don’t mean Kim Jong Il.

Here’s the rest of the article.

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