Pyongyang Time

Kim’s iThings need an update

North Korea has switched to a new time zone, turning its clocks back by 30 minutes to mark its liberation from the Japanese at the end of WW2. Bells rang out in the capital Pyongyang at midnight on Friday as the new time zone came into effect.



Before being colonized by Japan in 1910, the entire Korean peninsula was 8.5 hours ahead of GMT.

Don’t forget to manually update your appointments with Kim Jong Un in the Calendar app. He hates people not being in time. Thanks.