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Customers queue at the Pyongnam Myonok restaurant. By Hong Sung-kyu

Photographer Hong Sung-kyu visited Pyongyang from Wednesday to Saturday as a member of the South Korean delegation led by Lee Hee-ho, widow of the late President Kim Dae-jung. Hong said the North Korean authorities did not stop him from taking pictures of the streets in Pyongyang during his four-day stay.


A double-decker bus operates in the North’s capital city. By Hong Sung-kyu

By Hong Sung-kyu

Slogans praising the North’s young ruler, Kim Jong-un, and the ruling Workers’ Party are hung on a high-rise. By Hong Sung-kyu

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