North Korea Creates Its Own Time Zone, Surprises No One
North Koreans will get to sleep in an extra half-hour on Aug. 15: The country is creating its own time zone.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | August 7, 2015
It appears Kim Jong-un has taken a break from pointing at things to proclaim a new policy.
North Korea is creating its own time zone.
The official reason? "Wicked Japanese imperialists" have "deprived Korea of even its standard time."