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North Korea's performing waitresses

The secretive Communist state of North Korea does not have the greatest reputation around the world, thanks to its death camps, dictators and nuclear missile-testing.

But in some Asian cities the Pyongyang restaurant chain is seeking to change minds with good food and great service, as the waitresses double up as virtuoso performers on stage.

The BBC's Ed Butler visited the Pyongyang restaurant in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh to get a taste of North Korean cuisine and showmanship.

  • 09 Jun 2014
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