North Korea Spends $10 Million Building Museum in Cambodia

Despite economic problems of its own, North Korea orders the construction of a museum in the heart of Cambodia's tourist trail
January 9th, 2013

Despite a struggling economy, Pyongyang has spent an estimated $10 million on the construction of a new museum dedicated to celebrating Cambodian history. Situated three kilometers from the tourist destination of Siem Reap and just around the corner from the largest Hindu temple complex in the world, this new North Korean museum is scheduled to

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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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  • Confucius Confucius

    Thanks for providing more details on what’s inside the museum in Cambodia. I was worried that it might be a diorama of the “killing fields” with a giant mosaic of Pol Pot.