Tag Archives: North Korea

Stalactite Scene of Songam Cave

Our country with abundant scenic spots has also many magnificent views underground. The fascinating stalactite scene of Songam Cave is the world’s leading underground scenic spot. The stalactites, which are in full bloom regardless of the season, display all sorts of colorful flowers by light effect. A dolomitic layer, which was formed about a billion […]

Americans Reject U.S. Hostile Policy toward DPRK

The DPRK has a right to defend its sovereignty.

  The U.S. Peace Council released a statement to denounce the administration’s hostile policy toward the DPRK. Charging that the present U.S. administration is extremely straining the situation on the Korean peninsula, taking issue with the DPRK’s ICBM test-fire, the statement said: We, together with all anti-war organizations, urge the present government to make a […]

360 Degree Video Shot in North Korea

The world’s first 360 degree video shot in North Korea. You can actually CONTROL WHERE YOU WANT TO LOOK! This video contains excerpts from Aram Pan’s tour through the Northeastern parts of North Korea and covers Rason, Namyang, Hoeryon, Chongjin, Kyongson and Chilbo. Just look how amazing the culture of the DPRK is, the kindness of the people, and […]

DPR Korea Defeats Uzbekistan 4-2 in FIFA Qualifier Match

The DPR Korea football team claimed victory in a home match with its Uzbek rival on Tuesday at Kim Il Sung Stadium as part of the second-round Asian regional preliminaries in Group H for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Four (4) first half goals laid the foundations for DPR Korea’s second win of the 2018 […]

Tideland Reclamation Projects Proceed As Normal

Workers at the Tideland Reclamation Complex in North Pyongan Province are now stepping up construction at the first-stage Honggondo Island Tideland Reclamation Project. The project comes at a time of an upswing in economic development throughout the country, with similar projects taking place in big cities like Chongjin, Pyongyang, and the western port city of […]

Sci-Tech Complex “Almost Complete”

The DPRK’s Ministry of State Construction Control is continuing its development on a new “sci-tech complex” located on the Ssuk islet in Pyongyang’s Taedong River, according to updated satellite imagery from the Kwamyongsong-3 and an article from the Naenara news outlet published earlier last week. The development is part of the Byungjin Line of economic […]

Young Athletes “Win Big” at World Weightlifting Championship

The DPRK witnessed award-winning performances from two talented young athletes at the 2015 World Youth Weightlifting Championship. The recent victories continue a long line of commendation for Korean wrestlers and athletes at the world level. 16-year old DPRK weightlifter Pak Jong Ju bagged three gold medals at the competition, which was held in Lima, Peru […]

69th Anniversary of Founding of the Korean Children’s Union Marked

On June 6, the sixty-ninth (69th) anniversary of the Korean Children’s Union (KCU) was marked. Joint meetings of the KCU organizations took place in Pyongyang and all provinces of the country, providing an opportunity for both families and youth to reflect on the day’s history and cultural significance. Performances were given by schoolchildren in South […]

Sweden Donates New Books to the Grand People’s Study House

A book-donating ceremony took place at the Grand People’s Study House in Pyongyang on June 6, which is also the “National Day” of Sweden. Almost 2,000 books on Nordic culture, history, music, Alfred Nobel, and mint copies of the Linnaeus Apostles were donated to the library’s already impressive number of works. Many of these were […]

Cooperation with UNICEF Proves Successful in DPRK

The DPRK is expanding cooperation with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in improving children’s health and their education in the country. UNICEF supports public health programmes for children in DPR Korea. This includes “Child Health Days” which reach around 1.7 million children annually to reduce illness and death through Vitamin A supplements and de-worming. […]

International Children’s Day 2015

International Children’s Day (국제 아동절) was marked in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on 1 June. It is a day devoted to children of all backgrounds, cultures, nationalities and traditions around the world. The celebration was even bigger this year compared to last year (http://bit.ly/1JoMwES), as senior party and state officials congratulated children and […]

Chongryon Residents Visit Mangyongdae, Pyongyang Attractions

A delegation of veteran officials of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan (Chongryon), led by Pak Jong Sang, adviser to the Central Standing Committee of the Union of Korean Writers and Artists in Japan, along with Ho Jong Man, senior chairman of the association, visited Mangyongdae today as part of a two-week stay […]

Jong Kwan Chol

Jong Kwan Chol (1916-1983), Kim Il Sung Prize laureate and winner of the title of “People’s Artist,” is one of the most famous artists in the DPRK’s history of artwork. His first work was Scenery of Pothong Gate (painted in 1932), depicting a scene where he frequently painted in his schooldays. But, as the Japanese […]

Anniversary of Russia’s Victory in Great Patriotic War Marked

A small film show took place in the Chollima Film Studio in Ryusongdong on Thursday, 7 May to mark the 70th anniversary of Russia’s victory, with the other Allied Powers, in the Great Patriotic War. As a suburb of Pyongyang, Ryusongdong’s massive Chollima Film Studio has been the prime location of previous film festivals in […]

18th International Spring Trade Fair to Be Held in Pyongyang

The 18th Pyongyang Spring International Trade Fair will be held at the Three-Revolution Exhibition House from May 11 to 14, Juche 104 (2015). The trade fair will bring together more than 300 different companies from the DPRK, New Zealand, Germany, Russian Federation, Malaysia, Republic of Mongolia, Switzerland, Singapore, the People’s Republic of China, Cambodia, France, […]

Premier Pak Inspects Two Industrial Establishments

Premier Pak Pong Ju made a field survey of the Pyongyang Children’s Foodstuff Factory (pictured above), which is currently undergoing renovations, on 4 May Juche 104 (2015). The survey was similar in nature to that of the Chonji Lubricant Factory, which took place back in August of Juche 103 (2014). Going round various places of […]

Pride in a Veteran Educator

On 17 November Juche 103 (2014), Jong Tae-yong, professor at the Pyongyang University of Architecture, marked his 79th birthday. His family held a celebration at the local library. Many people came and congratulated him. Most of them were his old pupils at the university. They delighted their teacher on his birthday by telling him about […]

Photo Album “Mt. Paektu”

Photo Album "Mt. Paektu"

The Foreign Languages Publishing House in the DPRK brought out a photo album “Mt. Paektu” on the occasion of the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il (Feb. 16). The album consists of parts “Mt. Paektu, Holy Place of Revolution”, “Mt. Paektu Seen from Lake Chon”, “Fantastic Rocks of Mt. Paektu” and “Blizzards of Mt. […]

67th Anniversary of Kim Il Sung’s Strengthening of KPRA into Regular Revolutionary Armed Forces Marked

67th Anniversary of Kim Il Sung's Strengthening of KPRA into Regular Revolutionary Armed Forces Marked

A meeting of the Ministry of the People’s Armed Forces took place at the April 25 House of Culture Saturday to mark the 67th anniversary of the great Generalissimo Kim Il Sung’s strengthening of the Korean People’s Revolutionary Army (KPRA) into the regular revolutionary armed forces. Present there were Hwang Pyong So, Hyon Yong Chol, […]