Pyongyang gets its first Internet cafe


An Internet cafe, called ‘PC room,’ has recently opened in the North Korean capital city of Pyongyang for the first time, according to the Internet homepage Monday of a South Korean businessman doing business there.

Jangsaeng General Trading Co., a joint venture between the North’s Pan-Pacific Economic Development Association of Korean Nationals and software company Hoonnet of South Korea, opened the 66-square-meter PC room in its building, Hoonnet President Kim Beom-hoon said.

From the Asia Times:
The same businessman that set up the internet cafe also set up an online gambling site based in Pyongyang.  Since 2002 Kim Beom hoon (or Kim Pon Hun), set up ( hosted in Pyongyang.


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