Tag Archives: DPRK

National Meeting of Artistes Opens

The 9th national meeting of artistes opened in Pyongyang on May 16. The meeting will offer an important occasion in bringing about a radical turn in the field of literature and art as required by the Korean revolution, which is dynamically advancing along the road of victory under the Songun leadership of the Workers’ Party […]

The Marshal’s Promise with the Women Workers

Respected Kim Jong Un visited the Pyongyang Kim Jong Suk Textile Mill in October Juche 102 or 2013. That day, he said, the great Generalissimo Kim Il Sung dropped in at the dormitory of the mill and tasted the soup served for the workers and Kim Jong Il earnestly instructed on building a dormitory well. […]

Kim Jong Il’s Ideologically Charged Music

An article titled “Comments on Kim Jong Il, first man of the world” was carried by the Iranian newspaper “Teheran Times” some years ago. It had this to say: “Leader Kim Jong Il is the founder of ‘political music’. He regarded music as a powerful political weapon and applied it skilfully with profound musical knowledge […]

Boating on the Taedong River

People enjoy boating on the River Taedong which flows through the capital city of Pyongyang in balmy spring. Blue boats and people with red life jackets look like flowers floating on the river. The spectacular scene attracts the attention of passers-by, making them stop and watch. I met caretaker Kim Yong Sim on the crowded […]

People’s Korea Grows, Guided by the Marshal

Korea is making a leap forward with lively youth. Korea is face-lifting herself in every aspect. In April last respected Marshal Kim Jong Un visited the Songdowon International Children´s Camp nearing completion and spent a long time, looking round with satisfaction and pleasure different places of the camp which was rebuilt dandiacally. Written in the […]

DPRK Premier Makes Field Survey of Construction of Stockbreeding Base in Sepho Area

DPRK Premier Pak Pong Ju made a field survey of the construction of a stockbreeding base in Sepho area. Going round the created pasture and buildings, he learned in detail about the construction and encouraged the builders. He convened a consultative meeting of officials of the Cabinet, ministries and national institutions on the spot. The […]

The Developers of the Atomic Force Microscope

The atomic force microscope is a cutting-edge measuring apparatus which is indispensable for research into the nano technology, one of the core and basic technologies for the development of science and technology. Teachers and researchers of Kim Il Sung University developed and manufactured the cutting-edge apparatus last year. They set a bold target to develop […]

Training Hard for Gold Medals in the Ice Rink

  The Ice Rink is standing on the bank of the River Pothong in Pyongyang, the capital of the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea. In the Ice Rink, we find skaters training hard, their bodies wet with sweat. They are short-track speed skaters. They are training various technical skills including beeline linking and curve running. […]

Kim Jong Un Watches Men’s Football Match between Mangyongbong and Sobaeksu Teams

Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, watched a men’s football match between the Mangyongbong Team and the Sobaeksu Team together with service personnel of the KPA. Those teams which participated in the […]

Kim Jong Un Watches Archery Game

Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, watched the archery game between the KPA Defense Sports Team and the Amnokgang Defense Sports Team. The game was held, divided into the men’s and women’s […]

My Pyongyang Visit from Munich

The testimony of Bernhard Loy, International sales manager of the Denk Pharma, Germany: I am glad that I am revisiting Pyongyang from which I got a good impression. Eight months have passed since I took part in the Pyongyang Autumn International Trade Fair last year. During this period, Pyongyang has changed considerably. Many construction projects […]

Senior Party and State Officials Visit Workers’ Hostel of Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang Textile Mill

Senior party and state officials including Kim Yong Nam and officials of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Cabinet, working people’s organizations, ministries and national institutions visited the newly-built Workers’ Hostel of Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang Textile Mill on May 13. The visitors laid bouquets before a mosaic depicting President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim […]

Pyongyang, Through Her Eyes

The testimony of Yao Fang Yan, International sales manager of Chinese Xiamen Jinlong Motorbus Industry Co. Ltd: I had eagerly looked forward to visiting Pyongyang so much. This was because my friends had often talked to me that it is a clean and beautiful city. At last, my dream was realized. The news that the […]

Kim Jong Un Visits “January 18 General Machinery Plant”

Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, visited the “January 18 General Machinery Plant” and specified tasks and ways for its modernization. He went round the newly-built revolutionary museum. He said that the plant successfully […]

Well-known Folk Singer in Korea

The song on the air is sung by Merited Artiste Kim Il Hwang at the Mansudae Art Troupe of the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea. Listening to the song, Choe Jong Ok in Taebo-dong, Pothonggang District, Pyongyang, says: “I love folk songs, songs sung by Kim Il Hwang in particular. His fluent and interesting songs […]

President Kim Il Sung Always Thought of the People First

Jon Ha Chol, former Vice Premier of the Cabinet of the DPRK, living in Central District, Pyongyang, has this to say: “I worked long in company with the great leader President Kim Il Sung. Whenever I look back upon what happened in his life, I feel my heart warming up. In his lifetime President Kim […]

First Term of Camping Begins at Songdowon International Children’s Camp

The first term of camping this year began with due ceremony on May 10 at the Songdowon International Children’s Camp in Wonsan City of Kangwon Province, which was successfully remodeled. Campers included students of junior middle schools and secondary schools, children of service persons of the forefront posts, schoolchildren who participated in the final match […]

Vol 6. of Kim Jong Il’s Complete Works Published in the DPRK

“Complete Collection of Kim Jong Il’s Works” Vol. 6 was published in the DPRK. It contains 99 works including speeches and talks made by leader Kim Jong Il from January to July, Juche 52 (1963). In the work “The Leader of Working Class Plays a Decisive Role in the Revolutionary Struggle” he calls for deeply […]