Nairne, Doug
February 2004
New Republic;2/9/2004, Vol. 230 Issue 4, p34
Presents short diary reports from Pyongyang, North Korea. Account of bride and groom visiting a statue of Kim Il Sung; Account of how the author's China-based soccer team consisting of expatriates, the Beijing Celtic, came to be invited to play a match in North Korea; Account by the author of having his mobile phone and video camera confiscated at the Pyongyang airport; Account of a visit to the north side of the Korean Demilitarized Zone; Description of an encounter with American soldiers in North Korea to search for the remains of servicemen killed during the Korean War; Description of the frequent power cuts; Account of the Beijing Celtic's loss to a far-superior North Korean team; Report of a market under construction.


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