time zones

Kim Jong-un Proposes Doing Away with Anti-Japan North Korea Time Zone

North Korean state media reported Monday that dictator Kim Jong-un has proposed changing North Korea’s time zone to align with South Korea as it was for decades before Kim chose to move the time up by half an hour as a symbolic gesture against Japan.

Clocks show the respective time in Seoul and Pyongyang in a meeting room at the Peace House in the truce village of Panmunjom. © This is copyrighted material owned by Digital Chosun Inc. No part of it may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without …