A North Korean woman outside Bugsae Shop, also known as the “Singapore Shop”. Photo: AP

Business is booming in Pyongyang ‘Singapore shops’, which sell imported goods despite sanctions

  • Formally known as the Potonggang Ryugyong Shop and the Bugsae Shop, the stores are a fixture of the upscale shopping scene in Pyongyang, catering to the capital’s elites, Chinese businessmen and members of the diplomatic corps
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A North Korean woman outside Bugsae Shop, also known as the “Singapore Shop”. Photo: AP
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