One Of The World’s Largest Hotels Is About To Open In North Korea

The massive Ryugyong Hotel in Pyongyang is nearly ready to welcome guests after nearly two decades in the making, according to Architizer. The pyramid-shaped hotel, the largest structure in North Korea and one of the tallest hotels in the world, will open in 2012, 33 years after it was originally set to accept guests. ConstructionContinue reading “One Of The World’s Largest Hotels Is About To Open In North Korea”

Coca-Cola & KFC to be introduced to the DPRK

PYONGYANG – Coca-Cola and Kentucky Fried Chicken are to be supplied to Pyongyang by end of this year, according to YTN. Representatives from the two companies paid a visit to North Korea last week, invited by a domestic government-owned company that specializes in hosting foreign investments. Although Pyongyang has introduced foreign food like pasta orContinue reading “Coca-Cola & KFC to be introduced to the DPRK”

China’s Free Trade Zone in DPRK set to open soon

A free-trade area and a tax-free zone will be set up as part of the first special economic zone straddling the mainland and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), a Chinese government official told China Daily. Dai Yulin, secretary of the Dandong committee of the Communist Party of China, said the area will helpContinue reading “China’s Free Trade Zone in DPRK set to open soon”