North Korea is poised to move onto its own time zone, the GMT+8.5, a Greenwich Mean Time that's off the British system by eight and one-half hours. The North Korean government used that time zone prior to Japan's colonization of the country in 1910. NigerianHerald.com, 3 weeks ago
Why time is of the essence: The politics of pushing back the clock - Abu Dhabi National, 2 weeks ago
NK's own time zone to deepen division - Korea Times, 2 weeks ago
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There is now Pyongyang Time to add to Greenwich Mean Time, Eastern Standard Time and Lord Howe Standard Time. Time zones are as much about politics, diplomacy and rebellion as they are about ... the time. The division of the world's time into neat ...BBC, 3 weeks ago North Korea official now running on its own time Stuff.co.nz, 2 weeks ago North Korea celebrates new time zone, 'Pyongyang Time' Mail.com, 2 weeks ago North Korea celebrates new time... LocalNews7.com, 2 weeks ago
Question: When is a minute not a minute? Answer: At 2359 Greenwich Mean Time today (9:59am AEST Wednesday), when the world will experience a minute that will last 61 seconds. The reason for the weird event is something called the leap second. ...ABC Online, 2 months ago Why Leap Seconds Confuse Computers Gizmodo, 2 months ago The world is about to experience a minute that lasts 61 seconds Deccan chronicle, 2 months ago Second thoughts: Is a tiny addition in time too much? Zee News, 2 months ago
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Visitors look at a miniature map of the Korean peninsula at the Odusan observatory, in Paju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, on Friday. North Korea is set to push back its clocks by half an hour to mark the end of Japanese occupation after World War II.NPR, 3 weeks ago
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