Pyongyang Builds its Own Times Square, New York Style

October 17th, 2012
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Exclusive photos obtained by NK News show that Times Square-style big screen digital displays and advertising billboards have made their debut in North Korea.  As can be seen above, a new large screen display was spotted by a recent visitor to the capital, located just a stones outside Pyongyang ‘s central train station.

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Chad O'Carroll

Chad O'Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.

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