Turning Back the Clock: North Korea Creates Pyongyang Standard Time

August 7, 2015 5:04 AM

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Turning Back the Clock: North Korea Creates Pyongyang Standard Time

Seoul: North Korea is creating its own time zone, moving its clocks back by 30 minutes to mark the 70th anniversary of Korea's liberation from Japanese rule, the official KCNA news agency said on Friday.

North Korea is in the same time zone as rivals South Korea and Japan, nine hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time.

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