Tag Archives: DPRK

Best Season.

Apple harvest is on the final stage at the Taedonggang Combined Fruit Farm, one of leading fruit producers in the DPRK. The farm cultivates millions of apple trees of various species, including Sukchon and Chollyong. Every apple reaped this year weighs 100 to 250g, and the heaviest 500g. From the outset of the year, the […]

Myohyangsan Medical Appliances Factory Updated.

The Myohyangsan Medical Appliances Factory has been successfully remodelled and updated. The factory has been furnished with equipment produced by our workers, scientists and technicians. All its processes have been automated and streamlined with its production and management on a scientific and IT basis at a high level. Its inaugural ceremony took place on October […]

“Hall of Great Leaders and Their Comrades-in-Arms” Opens in Korean Revolution Museum.

“Hall of the Great Leaders and Their Comrades-in-Arms” newly opened in the Korean Revolution Museum on the occasion of the 75th founding anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea. On display in each room of the hall are memorial photos and fine art pieces showing the noble personalities of the great leaders Kim Il Sung […]

Commemorative Coins to Be Issued.

Commemorative coins will be minted in the DPRK to mark the 75th anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea. The Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People’s Assembly issued a decree in this regard on October 1. Commemorative coins “75th Founding Anniversary of the WPK” are to be minted in gold and silver. Carved at the […]

Korea Chamber of Commerce

The Korea Chamber of Commerce (KCC) is a non-governmental, standing trade and investment promotion organ. Its mission is to provide exchange and cooperation to domestic trading companies and enterprises in touch with foreign or regional chambers of commerce and trade or investment promotion bodies, and to represent and protect their interests at home and abroad.It […]

Production of Medicines on Increase.

The Jongsong General Pharmaceutical Factory is increasing production of medicines. The factory, which has realized the integration of development, production and marketing of medicines, turns out over 280 kinds of reserve medicines, Koryo medicines and health foods. The transfusion plant has an annual capacity of producing tens of millions of various transfusions, including glucose injection, […]

Beverages Favoured by People.

When Kyonghung Unhasu Beverage Factory was erected in Chukjon-dong No. 1, Mangyongdae District, Pyongyang, and launched its production in September 2017, it turned out only five kinds of beverages. Officials and technical personnel of the factory found the way of activating business management and production in quality improvement and new products development. They focused their […]

Tanchon Smeltery.

The Tanchon Smeltery is achieving remarkable successes in its efforts to develop the nonferrous metal industry and increase production. In recent years it made strenuous efforts to modernize existing production lines and set up new ones to recycle valuable metals from waste and produce additives and laid firm foundations for increased production. In this course […]

By Introducing Rational Methods.

The Taean Heavy Machine Complex is pushing ahead with production of generating equipment. This year it finished the production of custom-built machines including the generating equipment for the Hungju Youth Power Station No. 4. Now, it is effecting innovations by proactively introducing rational methods. It reduced the refining time of molten iron by introducing a […]

Education Guarantees DPRK’s Rosy Future.

The DPRK is making efforts to implement education and talent strategies based on its own specific conditions. Enforcement of universal 12-year compulsory education The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) once expressed its opinion that one-year extension of schooling would lead to more than a 9% increase of economic growth. The DPRK, which […]

Women’s Football Coach Ra Un Sim.

When she began football, Ra Un Sim did not know she would become one of top football players in the country. Born in Kyongsong County, North Hamgyong Province, Ra moved to Chongjin in her childhood, where she took up football. She displayed her football talent in annual national games of juvenile sports schools and was […]

Koguryo Tombs with Murals and Historical Relics Unearthed.

Of late, Koguryo tombs with murals and other historical relics were unearthed in Wolji-ri, Anak County, South Hwanghae Province. In the course of making vigorous efforts to discover historical sites, the Archaeology Institute under the Academy of Social Sciences has newly unearthed and verified two Koguryo tombs with murals and gold artifacts. The first tomb […]

Midwife Heroine in Hoeyang County.

Choe Jong Sim, a teacher of obstetrical and gynecological department of Pyongyang Continuous Medical Education College, wrote as follows in her “Note of an Obstetrician”: “I was born in a mountain village in Hoeyang County, Kangwon Province, six years before Korea’s liberation (August 15, 1945) from the Japanese military occupation. As it was a far-flung […]

Unha Pedigree Fish Breeding Station.

The Unha Pedigree Fish Breeding Station, located in Pothonggang District, Pyongyang, was established in September 1987. It engages in supplying breeding fishes of various species to fish farming units across the country. It comprises an indoor breeding fishpond covering over 1 000 square metres, outdoor fishpond covering more than 5 000 square metres, feed processing […]

By Integrating Research with Production.

The Pyongyang Vegetable Science Institute under the Academy of Agricultural Science, based in Ryongsong District, Pyongyang, is devoted to studies for breeding highly-nutritive vegetable varieties and increasing productivity in PVC-sheet and hydroponic greenhouses. The research institute has directed much effort to studying vegetable seeds of high nutritive value and productivity and achieved successes in breeding […]

Blaze a Trail.

Prof. and Dr. Kim Chol Su is a lecturer at the Physics Faculty of Kim Il Sung University with a high-profile authority in the optical sector. In the past, he achieved many scientific successes, including the modernization of equipment of Pyongyang University of Medical Sciences and manufacture of holographic telescope for display in the children’s […]

Bright Future for Children with Heart Malformations.

A few years ago, a foreign delegation visited the cardiovascular surgical department of the Okryu Children’s Hospital in the capital city of Pyongyang. After looking round its operating theatre and sickrooms, the members of the delegation were amazed to learn that the department is provided with sophisticated medical facilities, quite contrary to their expectation. They […]

Flood Victims Move to New Houses.

The people of the natural disaster-damaged area in Kangbuk-ri, Kumchon County, North Hwanghae Province moved to new houses built as the socialist fairyland, a model village of the socialist countryside thanks to the struggle the service personnel of the People’s Army waged true to the noble intention of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un. A ceremony […]

For the Future of the Earth.

At present, protecting the ozone layer presents itself as a vital issue for the living of human beings and the future of the earth. Proceeding from the necessity to take a realistic and strong measure to ban the use of substances that deplete the ozone layer, the UN Environment concluded the Vienna Convention for the […]