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Kim Jong-il Has McDonald's Flown into North Korea

Kim Jong-il is ready for lunch.
Kim Jong-il is ready for lunch.
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Big wigs in North Korea have found a way to get around the country's food shortages: they just call in an order to their local McDonald's, which happens to be in China. No big deal. According to a Chinese report, Kim Jong-il and his buddies are having burgers flown in via the country's Air Koryo and delivered to their homes amid "increasing calls to the international community to send food for its starving people."

· N.Korea importing luxury goods as civilians starve [Straits Times via Gawker]
· All North Korea Coverage on Eater [-E-]

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