Author Archives: Paektusan

Taesongsan-brand Products in Public Favour

The Pyongyang Sports Goods Factory produces a variety of Taesongsan-brand products much favoured by consumers. It turns out various forms of sports goods, including different kinds of balls, gloves for Taekwon-Do practitioners, bags for sportspersons and sportswear, to suit the features of events and the physical constitution of players. Eye-catching is a 3×3 basketball which […]

Road of Juche Is Ever-victorious Path

The one and only weapon for the Korean revolution, which started from nothing, was the Juche idea, a great revolutionary ideology. Ninety years ago, President Kim Il Sung created the Juche idea, which elucidates that the masses of the people are the masters of the revolution and construction and they have the strength with which […]

Kim Su Chol and His Painting Pyongyang in the 19th Century

Kim Su Chol, a typical painter of realistic tendency active in the 19th century, was good at painting landscapes, flowers, grass, etc. Typical of his works are A Farmhouse Surrounded by Prunus Mume, A Pine Grove, Waterfalls, Jangan Temple and Kuryong Pool. In particular, the painter gave full play to his skills in drawing Pyongyang […]

Indispensable Prerequisite for Peace and Stability on Korean Peninsula

Seventy years have passed since a war broke out on this land. The Korean war forced by the United States left painful scars and inflicted tremendous human and material losses upon the Korean people. The suffering of national division whereby kinsfolk of the same blood are compelled to live apart continues still today. As the […]

Chongryon Carries Forward Tradition of Patriotism

The Koreans resident in Japan are the victims of distress-torn history of the Korean people who were drafted to Japan during the Japanese military occupation (1905-1945) and deprived of their national dignity and rights to live, and their descendants. During the hard-fought Fatherland Liberation War (June 1950-July 1953) President Kim Il Sung had a talk […]

Labour Law for Working People.

In June Juche 35 (1946), the DPRK proclaimed a labour law for the first time in its history. After Korea’s liberation from the Japanese military occupation on August 15, 1945, the workers and other working people embarked on the road of building a new country. This being the situation, the issue of enacting a new […]

Who Started the Korean War?

Sixty-seven years have passed since the Korean war. But the US is, still today, struggling to distort the truth of its outbreak. Then, who started the Korean war? Drawing of 38th Parallel and US Occupation of South Korea In August 1945, the Korean People’s Revolutionary Army, in cooperation with the Soviet troops, launched the general […]

POLITICAL SYSTEM OF THE STATE

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is an independent socialist State representing the interests of all the Korean people. The sovereignty of the DPRK resides in the workers, peasants, soldiers, intellectuals and all other working people. They exercise State power through their representative organs–the Supreme People’s Assembly and local People’s Assemblies at all levels. The […]

Master of Sangmo Dance

Hong Jong Guk, 44, is a Merited Artiste and an expert at turning round the pigtail ribbons, symbolic movements in the Korean folk dance, Sangmo (long pigtail ribbon) Dance. He performed in the grand mass gymnastics and artic performance The Glorious Country held in Pyongyang in 2018, turning round his 60-pal-long ribbon. A pal, Korean […]

Members of Korean Children’s Union

The members of the Korean Children’s Union in the DPRK are the successors to the Korean revolution and the future masters of the country. They have carried forward the revolutionary traditions of the Anti-Japanese Children’s Corps and performed many laudable deeds, flying proudly the flag of the KCU in the annals of the revolution. Their […]

Book “Koguryo-Japan Relations” Published.

The Science and Encyclopedia Publishing House of the DPRK has recently published a book “Koguryo-Japan Relations”, which deals with the political and cultural influence of Koguryo (277 BC-AD 668) on Japan. The book was written by Candidate Academician, Prof. and Dr. Jo Hui Sung of the History Institute of the Academy of Social Sciences who […]

People-Centered Public Health System

The public health system of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea embodies the people-first principle. The State protects the people’s lives and improves the working people’s health by consolidating and developing the system of universal free medical service, strengthening the district doctor system and the system of preventive medicine and improving the supply of materials […]

Astronomical Observation Instrument—Honchonui

From ancient times, the Koreans made astronomical observations with the help of their inventions to know about seasons and seasonal divisions accurately. On this basis, they began to do farming and have a scientific comprehension of outer space and nature. The constellations carved on dolmens in the period of Ancient Joson (early 30th century BC-108 […]

Story about Islet of Science

The Sci-Tech Complex is located on Ssuk Islet on the Taedong River meandering through the capital city of Pyongyang. It has a giant atom-shaped structure symbolic of the world of science, which covers a total floor space of over 106 600 square metres. It is a multifunctional hub for the dissemination of sci-tech knowledge and […]