Jean H. Lee


Korea bureau chief for the Associated Press, based in Seoul and back and forth to Pyongyang.

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Spotted a drawing of this American #basketball legend Friday at Mansudae Art Studio in #Pyongyang #NKorea.

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Thank you #Koryolink - looking forward to tweeting from the road in #NKorea

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Apparently there won't be a #nuclear test in #NKorea today since the scientists have arrived in #Pyongyang.

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Snacks for sale at #NKorean hotel outside Pyongyang where #Google delegation stayed this week.

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Just for fun: A shot of what was playing on a #NKorean TV channel the other night. "Madagascar" #dprk

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These are "pine trees of Mt Paektu," not "Christmas" trees. "We don't celebrate Christmas," #NKorean says. #dprk

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Closest thing I could find to Xmas cheer in #Pyongyang #DPRK.

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Low of minus-28 C (minus-18 F) today at secret camps at Mt Paektu in far northern #NKorea. #winter

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#NKorea's Unha-3 #rocket, with Kwangmyongsong-3 satellite, blasting off into space from Tongchang-ri yesterday.

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A little bit of Paris in #Pyongyang

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Indulging in a bit of nostalgia with this purchase in #Pyongyang, #NKorea. Amazing what you can buy here now.

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Ran into these future Japan #soccer stars from Nippon Sports Science Univ making first trip to #Pyongyang #NKorea

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Downtown #Pyongyang #NKorea tonight. Routine drill, I'm told. #lightsout

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Dying to know what these two discussed over lunch at Yonsei today. #seoul

Meanwhile, state TV in #NKorea is showing a cartoon about fire safely. Shouldn't the kids be in school?

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A little opening-night glamour at #Pyongyang #film festival, North Korean-style. Surprising choice of eveningwear.

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Yes, women do ride bicycles in #Pyongyang. And yes, they wear pants (er, trousers to you Brits) #dprk #nkorea

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Presidential mansion where late #UnificationChurch founder #SunMyungMoon lived

No luck finding cumin/coriander at #Pyongyang supermarket but did find this. #nkorea

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Trying again: No Dior but did find this while shopping yesterday in #Pyongyang. #realorfake #nkorea

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