Tag Archives: North Korea

What Meaning Does the Term ‘Subject’ Contain?

The term ‘subject’ in the Juche idea means a performer and a decisive factor that causes and pushes ahead with the transformation and development of the world and the social progress. Leader Kim Jong Il said that it is important to clarify that the term subject in the Juche idea has a new content, while […]

What is the Ideological and Mental Source of the Juche Idea and its Premise?

The ideological and mental source of the Juche idea is the idea of “Aim High” and its premise is Marxism-Leninism. The ideological and mental source of the Juche idea is the idea of “Aim High” put forward by Kim Hyong Jik, the father of the great leader Comrade Kim Il Sung and an outstanding leader […]

Report of the DPRK Association for Human Rights Studies

Table of Contents Preface 1. Human Rights Mechanisms in the DPRK 1) Review ─ Physical Geography ─ History ─ Guiding Ideology and Social System 2) Views and Stand of the DPRK on Human Rights ① Human Rights is Independent Rights. ② Popular Masses Enjoy Genuine Human Rights ③ Human Rights is State Sovereignty. ④ Basic […]

What Demand of the Times Does the Juche Idea Reflect?

The Juche idea emerged as the reflection of the demand of the Juche age, a new era in history that is fundamentally different from all of the preceding ages. President Kim Il Sung said: The present era is the era of independence when the oppressed and humiliated people have emerged as masters of the world […]

What are the Characteristics of the Juche Idea?

The characteristic of the Juche idea that is fundamentally different from all kinds of the preceding ideas, in a word, is that this idea is a man-centered philosophical thought. General Secretary Kim Jong Il said: The Juche idea is a new philosophical thought which centers on man. That the Juche idea is a man-centered philosophical […]

Genius Education in Korea

Education of talented children and students is being further intensified in the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea in line with the demand of the era of knowledge-based economy. The state educates new generation with remarkable aptitude and talents well to be the men of ability devotedly working for the country and people. Talented children in […]

Giving Precedence to Political Work

The ideological remoulding is not for its own sake but to train people into more powerful beings to make the revolution and construction better. It is important not only to remould ideology but also to give precedence to political work, the work to mobilize it. Leader Kim Jong Il said: For a successful implementation of […]

National Meeting Marks DPRK’s Birthday

A national meeting took place at the April 25 House of Culture here Tuesday to mark the 66th founding anniversary of the DPRK. Present there were Kim Yong Nam, Pak Pong Ju, Ri Yong Gil, Hyon Yong Chol and other senior party, state and army officials, the chairperson of a friendly party, members of the […]

Giving Priority to Ideological Remoulding

The principle of placing the main stress on ideology clarified by the Juche idea has two contents; one is to give priority to ideological remoulding, the other is to give precedence to political work. These two works are to place the main stress on ideology. Giving priority to ideological remoulding is to transform the people […]

Kim Il Sung, the Great Leader of Korean People

No matter how much water may flow under the bridge and no matter how frequently a generation is replaced by another, the Korean people will always remember the immortal feats President Kim Il Sung performed by exalting the dignity and honor of the popular masses. Thanks to the President, a fundamental turn was brought about […]

13th National Meeting of Educators Held

The 13th National Meeting of Educators was held in Pyongyang on Sept. 5. The meeting marked a historic landmark in eternally glorifying President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il’s Juche-based idea on education and their leadership exploits and bringing about a drastic turn in education as it was held in such a stirring […]

The Main Stress Should be Placed on Ideology

The principle of giving priority to ideology is one of the important component parts of the guiding principles of the Juche idea. This principle is the guiding principle of the revolution and construction that enables the people to defend position of masters of the revolution and construction and play due role by enhancing their consciousness. […]

Shine, Country of Independence, Country of People

The Democratic People´s Republic of Korea guided by the Juche idea was founded on September 9, Juche 37 or 1948, representing the general will of the people. It was a genuine country of independence, a glorious country of people. Over the past 66 years since the red and blue flag of the DPRK hoisted high […]

Methods Suitable to the Actual Situation

Leader Kim Jong Il said: The revolutionary movement demands solving all problems in conformity with the changes and development in the reality and the specific conditions of the country. Methods suitable to actual conditions have two contents. One is to solve all problems according to the constantly changing and developing conditions and the other is […]

Food Custom on Chusok

Chusok or Harvest Moon Day is a traditional folk holiday of Korea. Ancient Koreans used lunar calendar. Chusok is August 15 by lunar calendar. This year Chusok falls on September 8 by solar calendar. The main thing on Chusok was visit to the ancestral tombs. Each family regarded it as duty to visit their ancestral […]

Eternal President of the DPRK

The 1st Session of the 10th Supreme People´s Assembly of the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea held in September Juche 87 or 1998 declared that the great Kim Il Sung will be held in high esteem as the eternal President of the Republic by a unanimous vote of the participants, representing the ardent desire of […]

Concert of New Music Pieces of Moranbong Band Highly Acclaimed

The Moranbong Band gave an amazing performance with new famous songs and music pieces of Korean style. The concert was given before full houses at the Mansudae Art Theatre on Wednesday and Thursday. Watching it were officials, creators and artistes in the field of art of the army and society, journalists and editors, and teachers, […]

It is Necessary to Depend on the People

The method of depending on the people is one of the important contents of the principle of applying the creative method in the revolution and construction. This method is the method that enables to solve all problems arising in the revolution and construction by mobilizing the creative strength and wisdom of the people. Why, then, […]