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Andrew Lowry

Andrew Lowry is an Irish writer in London.

Diary: Pyongyang’s Missing Millions

Andrew Lowry, 6 December 2018

It takes​ about three days. Then you start dreaming about Kim Jong-un. At Beijing airport, waiting for the Air Koryo flight to Pyongyang, you notice men arriving at the gate in cheap shoes and outdated haircuts, mysterious red badges on their lapels. There are no families and there’s none of the weary cheeriness of groups travelling home. The inflight TV shows one thing: a performance...

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