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 […]

Summer Expedition to Revolutionary Battle Sites in the Area of Mt Paektu Begins

The first summer expedition to the revolutionary battle sites in the area of Mt Paektu left the capital city of Pyongyang on June 12. Members of the expedition were determined to firmly grasp the immortal revolutionary exploits of peerlessly great persons of Mt Paektu who provided the historic root of our revolution and added eternal […]

Kim Jae Ryong Inspects Several Fields of National Economy

Kim Jae Ryong, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, member of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and premier of the Cabinet, made a field survey of various fields of national economy. Making rounds of various places of the construction site […]

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 […]

Tree Nursery Built

A modern tree sapling production base has newly been built in North Hwanghae Province. Covering an area of dozens of hectares, it has seed selection and sowing grounds, plastic panel greenhouses, outdoor cultivation ground, etc. An inaugural ceremony was held on the spot on June 12. The speaker in his address stressed the need for […]