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
1

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

You have reached the limit of your free article allowance. Subscribe today for unlimited access. Prices start from just $2.88 per week
Existing users, please sign in here:
Remember Me

Recommended for You

Security Council adds N. Korean rights to agenda

Security Council adds N. Korean rights to agenda

North Korea’s human rights record has been adopted as an agenda item at United Nations Security Council over objections from China and Russia. The 15-member Security Council adopted the North’s…

December 23rd, 2014
0
North Korea's internet suffers blackout

North Korea's internet suffers blackout

North Korea’s internet has totally blacked out, after experiencing steadily worsening connectivity outages from Monday. While North Korea’s internet connection does occasionally suffer from sim…

December 23rd, 2014
2

About the Author

Chad O'Carroll

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

Join the discussion

  • http://www.facebook.com/TTebow15 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.