Swedish company “lovebombs” Pyongyang with underwear

Human rights expert claims move "out of sync with North Korea's reality"
November 20th, 2013
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An employee of Swedish underwear company Björn Borg AB has just returned from Pyongyang – where he dropped off 450 pairs of “sexy” underpants.

Staying in North Korea’s capital for five days in the first week of November, an employee of the company left pairs of Björn Borg’s distinctive pink underpants outside the Yanggakdo International

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Oliver Hotham

Oliver Hotham is an NK News contributor based in London. He has previously worked at the Sunday Times and politics.co.uk.

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