Tag Archives: Korea

Donation of memorial stones for the Juche Tower.

The Monument to the Juche Idea stands on the banks of the Taedong River that bathes this capital. This tallest stone tower in the world was inaugurated in April 1982 (71 Juche era) on the occasion of the 70th birthday of President Kim Il Sung. For several decades from the beginning of its construction until […]

Famous Singer.

There is a renowned singer in the arts group of the Korean Disabled Art Association. Singing with a rich voice and clear and beautiful tone “Voice of my heart”, “Ode to the Fatherland” and other songs, she left a deep impression on the audience. She is none other than Pak Jin Ri, a blind woman […]

Free Compulsory Education System in DPRK.

Forty-three years have passed since President Kim Il Sung made public the immortal classic work, titled, The Theses on Socialist Education. Our socialist education system clarified by the theses is the universal compulsory, free education. Socialist education is an education for all members of society to bring them up as socialist human beings. All the […]

Trust Your Own Ability.

Over the past two decades, Dr. and Associate Prof. Pak Yong Hui, section chief of the Drug Form Developing Institute under Pharmacy Faculty of Pyongyang University of Medical Sciences, developed many medicines conducive to promoting the people’s health. After graduation from Pharmacy Faculty of Pyongyang University of Medical Sciences, she was appointed to the institute. […]

Natural Monument—Archaeopteryx Coreanicus Fossil.

The fossil of Archaeopteryx Coreanicus was unearthed on March 10, Juche 78 (1989) in the argillaceous siltstone layer piled up between the Jurassic period and the early Creataceous period in the Mesozoic age. The layer is located in Paektho-dong, Sinuiju City, North Phyongan Province. The fossil, the first of its kind in the DPRK, consists […]

Various Sponge Goods in Great Demand.

Of late, the sponge goods produced at the Sonbong Koast Joint-Venture Company are stealing the public limelight. Tens of kinds of sponge goods are divided into several categories for home and outside use and medical treatment. The peculiar and quality sponge decoration plaques and wallpapers are gaining public favour as they produce mild, comfortable and […]

DPRK-Cuba Relationship Remains Steadfast.

Six decades have passed since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the DPRK and Cuba on August 29, Juche 49 (1960). Since then the history of friendship between the two countries began. The bilateral relationship is that of an invincible friendship and a permanent comradeship established in the struggle for realizing common ideals under the […]

Ambitious Goal.

Kim Jong Hak, researcher of the cutting-tool laboratory at the Mechanical Engineering Institute under the State Academy of Sciences has obtained the qualifications for modern physics and mechatronics. Born into a military family in a local town, he studied at the Physics Faculty of the University of Sciences from 2006 after graduation from a middle […]

Youth Movement Museum.

The Youth Movement Museum is located in Mangyongdae District in the capital city of Pyongyang. It was opened to the public in January Juche 105 (2016) on the occasion of the 70th founding anniversary of the Kimilsungist-Kimjongilist Youth League. It is comprised of a general review hall and other 15 halls. On display there in […]

Korea Art Exchange Society.

The Korea Art Exchange Society was founded on August 30, Juche 69 (1980) with the purpose of giving wide publicity to the developing art of the country and vitalizing art exchange with other countries. The society has sponsored the April Spring Friendship Art Festival and ensured its successful performance. The April Spring Friendship Art Festival […]

Floral Baskets Laid before Statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il.

People and service personnel of the Korean People’s Army throughout the country paid tribute to the statues of the peerlessly great leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s start of leadership over the revolutionary armed forces. Placed before the statues of the great […]

For Development of Traditional Embroidery.

The Pyongyang Embroidery Institute, located on the bank of the Pothong River, has been widely known as the centre of studying, producing and spreading the traditional embroidery of Korea. The institute studies and develops embroidery that preserves the pictorial features of the Korean painting which is peculiar to the Korean nation, and produces manual and […]

Sports Facilities Built and Renovated.

The DPRK is building up the material foundations for the sports sector. Over the past five years, one thousand and several hundred sports facilities have been built and more than 10 000 existing ones, repaired throughout the country, including gymnasiums, stadiums, training centres and sports parks. Kim Il Sung Stadium and Taekwon-Do Palace have undergone […]

To Put Agricultural Production on Scientific and IT Footing.

The Agricultural Information Institute under the Academy of Agricultural Science has recently completed the field digital map and introduced it into the agricultural sector of the country. The map contains databases of all arable lands in the country according to classification of fields and land categories. It supports the data of soil and weather conditions […]

Buds of Talents in Full Bloom.

Many little talents are being produced in the DPRK. Recently, Kim Su Ryo entered a primary school after finishing Phalgol Kindergarten No.1 in Mangyongdae District, Pyongyang. Since she was three years old, she has been called a literature prodigy as she would make stories of her own way after reading illustrated books, to the wonder […]

Visit to Kumsusan Palace of the Sun.

The participants in the 6th Plenary Meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun on the evening of August 19 to pay homage to the great leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il. The members of the central leadership body of the WPK […]

Efforts for Afforestation.

The DPRK has directed efforts to the creation and conservation of forests in the first half of this year. Modernization of tree nurseries, production of wild fruit trees and other species and tree planting went full steam ahead. Achievements were also made in preventing damage to forests from pests. South Phyongan, North Hwanghae, Kangwon provinces […]

Medical Supplies Sent to Flood-hit Area.

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un sent medical supplies to the people in Taechong-ri, Unpha County, North Hwanghae Province. A meeting of conveying them took place in the county seat on August 15. It was attended by county officials, employees of the county people’s hospital and inhabitants of Taechong-ri. The chairwoman of the Unpha County Committee […]