Lovers, comrades! Forbidden love in North Korea finds a way in Vietnam

Former Vietnamese chemical student Pham Ngoc Canh who studied in North Korea and his North Korean wife Ri Yong Hui hold their first photo together which was taken in Spring 1971, at their house in Hanoi, Vietnam February 12, 2019. Picture taken February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Kham

HANOI (Reuters) – A young couple with matching expressions stare nervously into the camera with deep brown eyes. He, a Vietnamese student, has just met the love of his life. She, a North Korean, is forbidden to love him back. It was 31 years after Pham Ngoc Canh, 69, took that first photo of Yong […]

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