Umbrellas of Pyongyang
An undated photograph released by North Korea’s official news agency shows a woman directing traffic in Pyongyang on one of the new covered podiums found in intersections across the city, which has no traffic lights.
Updated | 12:00 p.m. Trying to discern what life is like in North Korea by following the country’s relentlessly cheerful official news agency is a jarring experience for anyone inclined to think of the reclusive communist nation as a grim, unhappy place. According to the Korean Central News Agency, things in Pyongyang are eternally looking up.
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