Tag Archives: Korea

Korean Braille.

The letters of Korean Braille are those printed as groups of raised dots on a special paper for the blind to read and write Korean alphabets and other marks with the help of six braille types. Korea started giving education to the blind in 1445. By the mid-19th century, Chinese characters were used as the […]

Kumyagang Power Station No. 2 Completed.

Kumyagang Power Station No. 2 went into operation. Its completion has brought about big progress in the afforestation and water conservation in the county and provided another foundation for making contribution to economic development and improvement of its locals’ living. Its inaugural ceremony took place on the spot on October 30. Present at the ceremony […]

Medical Theory on Four Kinds of Physical Constitutions.

Among the national intangible cultural heritages is the medical theory on four kinds of physical constitutions, which was authored by Ri Je Ma, a scholar of medicine, in the late 19th century. The theory divides persons into four categories according to their physical constitutions and gives out prescriptions according to them. Ri Je Ma made […]

Telemedicine System Proves Effective.

The Thaechon County People’s Hospital in North Phyongan Province is improving the quality of medical service through telemedicine system. Its medical workers are making efforts to learn advanced techniques and experience in keeping with the trend of developing modern medical science and apply them into treatment through consultations and technical and practical workshops on line […]

Manifestation of Noble Internationalist Spirit.

The Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum, located on the banks of the Pothong River in the capital city of Pyongyang, has a hall for the Chinese People’s Volunteers (CPV) which shows the noble internationalist spirit and militant friendship displayed by the soldiers and peoples of the DPRK and China. On display in the hall are […]

Apple and Pear Prize Show Held.

An apple and pear taste prize show took place at the Unjong Teahouse located in Changjon Street in Central District, Pyongyang, on October 20. Presented to the show were a variety of fine species of apples and pears produced at the Teadonggang and Kosan combined fruit farms and other fruit farms in Kwail and Pukchong […]

Chollima Statue.

The Chollima Statue was unveiled on April 15, Juche 50 (1961) to mark the 49th birthday of President Kim Il Sung. The statue depicts Chollima (a legendary winged horse which gallops 400 km a day) soaring high into the sky, with a worker holding aloft the “Red Letter” of the Central Committee of the Workers’ […]

A Renowned Scientist in Mining Sector.

Dr. and Associate Prof. Jong Chol, head of the Central Mining Research Institute under the State Academy of Sciences, is a scientist who has rendered tangible services to developing the country’s mining industry. He often says to researchers that a scientist can produce world-level findings only when he or she works with an inexhaustible courage […]

Devotion to Improve People’s Appearance.

ne day three years ago, a girl with a bandage over her face stood in front of Kim Song Il, a plastic surgeon at the General Dental Hospital under the Ministry of Public Health. She was a 19-aged worker, named Kim Un Yong. All her face was distorted due to serious burn. It was the […]

Another Old Mural Tomb Unearthed in DPRK.

A research group of the Korea National Heritage Preservation Agency has recently unearthed a new mural tomb dating back to Koguryo Kingdom (277 B.C.-A.D. 668) in the Undok area of Ryonggang County, Nampho City. The tomb is situated on a hillside north of the area. The Ryonggang Large Tomb and the Twin-pillared Tomb, inscribed on […]

“Hand Hygiene for All”

October 15 is the Global Handwashing Day (GHD). The 2020 GHD theme is “Hand Hygiene for All”. According to data, millions of children across the world suffer from diarrhea and pneumonia and even lose their lives due to the diseases. Such diseases are mainly caused by pathogens that are transmitted into human body through hands. […]

Natural Monument—Ninety-Nine Curves of Chonsang Stream

The Ninety-Nine Curves of Chonsang Stream are located in the valley through which flows Chonsang Stream, a branch of the Yonmyon River rising from Kwanmo Peak of the Hamgyong Mountain Range. Chonsang Stream means the water in a high place, and Ninety-Nine Curves, a large number of rocky curves. The stream is also called a […]

Public Procession Celebrates 75th Founding Anniversary of the WPK

A public procession took place at Kim Il Sung Square on October 10 in celebration of the 75th founding anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea. It was attended by labuor innovators and persons of merits from all provinces. The tribune of honour was taken by Choe Ryong Hae, member of the Presidium of the […]

75 Years of Great Leadership.

Today, the Korean people are significantly celebrating the 75th founding anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea. President Kim Il Sung, based on the experience he gained during the unprecedented arduous anti-Japanese revolutionary struggle, achieved the historic cause of Party founding on October 10, Juche 34 (1945). With the founding of the WPK, the Korean […]

Pyongyang Essential Oil Factory Inaugurated.

The Pyongyang Essential Oil Factory was inaugurated on October 8. The factory established an integrated manufacturing system in all production lines, ranging from extracting and mixing of essential oils to filling and packaging and achieved the integration of research and production. It will turn out a variety of natural essential oils for cooking and industrial […]

National Book Exhibition Opens to Celebrate 75th Founding Anniversary of WPK.

A national book exhibition opened in Pyongyang in celebration of the 75th founding anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea. On display in the venue of the exhibition are works of the great leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il and Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un and over 20 000 publications of 10 000 […]