Daily life in North Korea

Posted : 2018-06-18 15:17 Updated : 2018-06-24 14:52
A photo taken on June 15, 2018 shows a general view of the Pyongyang city skyline. Donald Trump dangled the carrot of foreign investment in front of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at their nuclear summit, but analysts say few will want to put money into one of the highest-risk business environments in the world. AFP

A boy runs past the landmark Juche tower, through Kim Il Sung square in Pyongyang on June 10, 2018. AFP

In a photo taken on June 16, 2018 commuters ride a bus through Kim Il Sung square in Pyongyang. AFP

A man pushes a bicycle and child across a street in Kaesong on June 11, 2018. AFP

Pedestrians pass through Kim Il Sung square in central Pyongyang on June 12, 2018. AFP

A child stands against a wall on a street in Pyongyang on June 12, 2018. AFP

A cyclist passes a fast-food burger stall on a street in Pyongyang on June 12, 2018. AFP

In a photo taken on June 16, 2018 a child eats ice cream outside a department store in Pyongyang. AFP

People pause to watch a news broadcast announcing the Singapore summit meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump, on a giant television screen outside the central railway station in Pyongyang on June 13, 2018. AFP

A tour guide waits on a viewing deck of the Arch of Triumph in Pyongyang on June 10, 2018. AFP

North Koreans watch a television screen showing footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attending a summit in Singapore with US President Donald Trump, in Pyongyang on June 14, 2018. North Korean TV on June 14 aired the news reel on Kim Jong Un's summit with President Trump in Singapore this week, describing Kim as a leader revered by the whole world. AFP

Swimwear is displayed for sale at a leisure centre in Pyongyang on June 17, 2018. Donald Trump dangled the carrot of foreign investment in front of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at their nuclear summit, but analysts say few will want to put money into one of the highest-risk business environments in the world. AFP

People play pool at a leisure centre in Pyongyang on June 17, 2018. AFP

Customers sit in chairs at a hairdresser at a leisure centre in Pyongyang on June 17, 2018. AFP

A swimmer poses with a bear statue at the Munsu water park in Pyongyang on June 17, 2018. AFP

A photo taken on June 16, 2018 shows people playing a shooting computer game at a bowling alley in Pyongyang. AFP

A conductor stands before an entrance gate at a subway station of the Pyongyang metro on June 13, 2018. AFP

A conductor changes the newspaper to the latest edition showing images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore, at a news stand on a subway platform of the Pyongyang metro on June 12, 2018. AFP

In this photo taken on June 15, 2018 female students take part in cooking lessons at the Kang Pan Sok military academy in Pyongyang. AFP

Pedestrians are walking along a sidewalk on a street in Pyongyang on June 12, 2018. AFP

This general view shows performers in formation in a public square beneath the Arch of Triumph in Pyongyang on June 10, 2018. The gathering was understood to be a rehearsal for an expected upcoming Arirang Mass Games event in September. AFP

This photo taken on June 12, 2018 shows an employee of the Ryo Won Footwear Factory working on a production line making shoes in Pyongyang. AFP

This photo taken on June 12, 2018 shows an employee of the Ryo Won Footwear Factory operating a sewing machine in Pyongyang. AFP

A general view shows houses and fields outside Kaesong city on June 11, 2018. AFP

Korean People's Army soldier Leiutenant Colonel Hwang Myong Min stands at the entrance to the Armistice Signing Hall near the truce village of Panmunjom on the North Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating North and South Korea, near Kaesong on June 11, 2018. The Korean War Armistice Agreement was signed on July 27, 1953. AFP

Korean People's Army soldiers stand beneath the entrance to a pavillion before the Military Demarcation Line (MDL) at the truce village of Panmunjom on the North Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating North and South Korea on June 11, 2018. AFP