Tag Archives: DPRK

Famous Actor Yu Won Jun Memorialized in the DPRK

Yu Won Jun who wrote a page in the history of the Korean film is still remembered by many people as a talented film star. In more than half a century he played the main parts in more than 130 films and enjoyed the most fruitful life in the filmdom as awardee of the Order […]

Pride of Irrigation Canal Builders

New gigantic projects are being rapidly accelerated in the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea including the construction of power stations along the River Chongchon, construction of stockbreeding base in the Sepho area, construction of the Kosan Fruit Farm and the irrigation canal project in South Hwanghae Province. In his new year address for this year, […]

“Pomhyanggi” – Trademarked Cosmetics in the DPRK

“Pomhyanggi”-trademarked cosmetics are popular in Korea. “Pomhyanggi” cream, “Pomhyanggi” skin-softening lotion, “Pomhyanggi” moistening milk cream and different other kinds of functional cosmetics are in great demand not only among women but also among men. It is said that those accustomed to them continue to demand them only. The cosmetics are produced in the Korean Pomhyanggi […]

A Successful Woman Taekwondoist

Jang Kyong Ok is a talented athlete well-known to the Korean people. During her career as a Taekwondoist, she had a good physical condition and distinguished herself in sparring. She was the world champion in the 70 or more-kilogram women´s sparring. She came second at the 7th World Taekwon-Do Championship, but afterwards first on end. […]

Fishermen of KPA January 8 Fishery Station Move to New Houses

Fishermen moved to new houses at the Tanphung Village for Fishermen fashionably built on the shore of the East Sea of Korea. The village is a cradle of fishermen in which all living conditions are provided to meet the needs of a highly civilized socialist nation. A meeting of the fishermen of the fishery station […]

Kim Jong Un Guides Combat Flight Contest among Air Commanding Officers

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, visited the operational airfield in the western region together with Ri Sol Ju to guide “the Combat Flight Contest among Air Commanding Officers of the Air […]

Inventors’ Class, Pride of University

There is a well-known inventors´ class at the Pyongyang Medical College under Kim Il Sung University. It is class F of the 6th grade of the First Clinical Faculty. The 11 students of the class were awarded more than 30 certificates including certificates of inventions, certificates of technical findings and software works.  When they entered […]

A Day Among First-Year Schoolchildren

A month has already passed since the whole country was animated with the new school year´s day. Out of curiosity about the 7-year-old precocious uniformed schoolchildren, I visited the Ponghak Primary School in Phyongchon District, Pyongyang. Pupils of different ages were learning physical culture in the playground. Some children especially drew my attention. Their motions […]

Dignity and Pride of the Korean Working Class

We are working people of Songun Korea who are advancing under the leadership of respected Kim Jong Un, holding President Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, the great men of Mt. Paektu, in high esteem! The hearty cry of the Korean workers is proudly echoing in the sky of May. Respected Kim Jong Un […]

A Genuine Educator

Korean schoolchildren are developing their talents at the palaces built in different parts of the country. One of those educators who develop their talents is Yun Pyong Hui, a piano teacher of the Pyongyang Students and Children´s Palace. She loves teaching more than any other jobs. “My father is a teacher of a university. When […]

Work on Solidity and Invincibility of Socialism

The great Kim Jong Il made public the famous work “Our socialism centred on the masses shall not perish” on May 5, Juche 80 or 1991. Hong Un Ju, researcher of the Institute of Revolutionary History of Kim Il Sung of the Academy of Social Sciences, has this to say: “In the work, great Kim […]

My Happiness in the Motherland

Here are the memoirs of Professor and Doctor Ri Tong Gyu, Deputy President of the Academy of Sports and Physical Culture of the DPRK. This year I am 78 years old. It would be difficult to understand if I say I cannot distinguish dream from reality in the twilight of my life, but really I […]

Kim Jong Un Continues Photo Session with Soldier-builders

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, had a photo session with soldier-builders of KPA Units 966, 462, 101, 489 who performed labor feats in building the workers’ hostel of Kim Jong Suk […]

Ceremony for Completion of Workers’ Hostel Held

There appeared the splendid workers’ hostel of Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang Textile Mill on the bank of picturesque River Taedong. The hostel has three adjacent 7-storeyed buildings and communal service facilities including public bath, beauty parlor, shop, medical treatment room and library as well as a park where the boarders may have good rest and […]

DPRK Premier Surveys Spring Farming in Sukchon County

DPRK Premier Pak Pong Ju made a field survey of spring farming in Sukchon County, South Phyongan Province. He held a consultative meeting after inspecting the Yoltusamchon Farm. At the meeting he called upon all officials and agricultural workers to live up to the deep trust and loving care of the party by increasing the […]

Kim Jong Un Guides Enlarged Meeting of CMC of WPK

An enlarged meeting of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) was held under the guidance of Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the WPK, chairman of the CMC of the WPK, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army […]

Kim Jong Un Looks Round Newly Built Workers’ Hostel of Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang Textile Mill

Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, looked round the newly built workers’ hostel of Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang Textile Mill. Watching the hostel, he expressed great satisfaction. He said: “The hostel looks […]

Kim Jong Un Guides Shelling Drill

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, guided a shelling drill of an artillery sub-unit under KPA Unit 681. After receiving a report about the shelling plan, he indicated the firing order and […]

Kim Jong Il Military Postgraduate Institute Completed at Kim Il Sung Military University

Kim Jong Il Military Postgraduate Institute where the statue of leader Kim Jong Il is standing was completed at Kim Il Sung Military University on the occasion of the 82nd anniversary of the Korean People’s Army. The institute has all educational facilities and environment at the highest level as befitting the university which was established […]