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New AP Bureau: Pyongyang North Korea

The Associated Press have opened an office in Pyongyang but the office opening party has had to be delayed for a while… The Miami Herald takes up the story: …..When Kathleen Carroll, AP’s executive editor, and Tom Curley, AP’s president and chief executive, were en route to Pyongyang from Beijing early Monday, big news broke. A wailing state television anchor announced to the world that North Korean leader Kim Jong Il was dead of a heart attack…… It took several visits by Korea Bureau Chief Jean Lee and Asia photographer David Guttenfelder to work out the details. By Monday, the furniture was in place, the art was on the walls, and two reporters and a photographer already were working, supervised from Seoul by Lee and Guttenfelder…… read on here: MiamiHerald