Japanese national seen selling North Korean books outside St Regis

Mr Miyagawa Jun from Japan laid out flags, books and pins for sale on the steps of Tanglin Place.
Mr Miyagawa Jun from Japan laid out flags, books and pins for sale on the steps of Tanglin Place.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

SINGAPORE - A Japanese national laid out flags, books and pins for sale on the steps of Tanglin Place, next to The St Regis Singapore hotel, on Monday (June 11) from noon to about 2pm.

The books ranged from Pyongyang guidebooks to those on North Korean folklore and humour. Mr Miyagawa Jun, 63, had flags of the United States and North Korea for sale.

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