Developers of Unhasu Cosmetics

Unhasu cosmetics of the Pyongyang Cosmetics Factory are enjoying popularity among users. The popularity of the Unhasu cosmetics is earned by devoted efforts of the factory’s researchers. The cosmetics research institute was established in 2017 with the factory’s reconstruction, and it is mostly staffed by competent personnel in their 20s and 30s. The researchers, with […]

Chollima General Building-Materials Factory

The Chollima General Building-Materials Factory in the outskirts of Pyongyang is pushing ahead with the production of building materials and simultaneously building up its scientific and technological strength. Recent efforts to make the factory’s production and management activities modern- and IT-based turned out to be effective in remarkably increasing the productivity and improving the quality […]

Profitable Recycling

Pyongyang Municipality is gaining economic benefits by launching a drive to recycle urban sewage while preventing environmental pollution. According to Kwak Hyon Il, chairman of the Pyongyang Municipal Science and Technology Committee, Mangyongdae, Phyongchon, Central and other districts have built waste disposal plants in the suburbs and are operating them. The plants are producing various […]

1st Round of Tree Sapling Production Finished After Inauguration

The North Hamgyong Provincial Tree Nursery built in the Jungphyong area has finished first-round sapling production in the sapling greenhouse. Over two million saplings of various species like Kumya Black Pine and Larix lepolepis are being moved to its outdoor adaptation site at present. The nursery has opened up a prospect for producing 20 million […]

Blessed Triplets

On April 11 seven years ago, the 432nd triplets were born at the Pyongyang Maternity Hospital. The mother of the triplets was Hyon Yong Ae, wife of a secondary school teacher, living in Pothonggang District of Pyongyang. Hyon, who was confirmed to be in multiple pregnancy during a routine medical checkup entitled to all pregnant […]

Women’s Union Officials and Members Hold Rally in Protest against Heinous Crime

Women’s union officials and members held a rally in front of the Sinchon Museum on June 9 in denunciation of the anti-DPRK hostile acts committed by the south Korean authorities and the “defectors from the north”. The rally was attended by Jang Chun Sil, chairwoman of the Central Committee of the Socialist Women’s Union of […]

Political Bureau of C.C., WPK Meets under Guidance of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un

The 13th Political Bureau meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) was held on June 6 and 7 at a time when the entire Party, the whole country and all the people have vigorously turned out in the general offensive for glorifying the 75th founding anniversary of the WPK […]

Natural Monument—Great Bustard in South Phyongan Province

Great bustard, one of threatened species of birds in the world, lives in the Onchon Plain area, located in Jungsan County, South Phyongan Province and Onchon County in Nampho City. The area is rich in feed resources for its inhabitation. They include such plants as Juncus decipiens, Typha orientalis, Scirpus tabernaemontani and Suaeda glauca, scattered […]

Janggo Dance

Janggo, an hourglass-shaped drum, is a national percussion instrument of Korea. Musicians playing the janggo are depicted in the tomb mural paintings of Koguryo (277 BC-AD 668). Janggo dance, a Korean folk dance, was at first played in such folk dance works as a peasant music dance in which janggo beaters produced various rhythmic patterns […]

Production Capacity on Increase

The Wonsan Disabled Soldiers’ Essential Plastic Goods Factory is building up its production capacity. The factory increased the output of plastic tube 2.5 times by manufacturing plastic tube extruder, air compressor and other machinery by itself. It perfected the technical processes of chloride vinyl leather and sponge production, manufactured a washing machine necessary for recycling […]

Kangwon Province Prospers by Dint of Self-reliance

Kangwon Province in the middle eastern part of Korea consists mostly of mountainous regions and has unfavourable, changeable climatic conditions and fragile industrial foundations. However, it is now being transformed into a place that is making tremendous development in the fierce flames of creation and construction. The construction of the Wonsan Army-People Power Station in […]

Hwangju-Kindung Waterway Project Starts

A large-scale Hwangju-Kindung waterway project kicked off. The project is of great significance in boosting grain production in North Hwanghae Province. It is a gigantic nature-harnessing project for fully providing irrigation water to the Hwangju-Kindung Plain by building hundreds-of-kilometre-long gravitational waterway. The waterway builders successfully conducted the blasting of 100 000 cubic metres of earth […]