May 22, 2022

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North Korea rolls out new “Pyongyang Guide” navigation app

State media says application offers directions to local shops, news, and TV schedules

A North Korean tech company has launched a new navigation application for smartphone users, local outlet Arirang-Meari reported on Tuesday.

The Pyongyang Guide (An-nae, or 평양안내 in Korean) 1.0 provides information on the location and contact details of various shops and scientific, educational, athletic, cultural, and health institutions, as well as science and technology news and TV schedules, according to the article.