DPRK Celebrates Day of Songun

The army and people of the DPRK significantly celebrated the 57th anniversary of Chairman Kim Jong Il’s start of Songun revolutionary leadership. An endless stream of people visited the plaza in front of the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, the sacred temple of Juche, where President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il lie in state. They paid tribute […]

National Meeting Marks Anniversary of Young Communist League of Korea

A national meeting for marking the 90th anniversary of the Young Communist League of Korea was held at the Central Youth Hall on August 27. Present there were Choe Ryong Hae, officials concerned and officials of the youth league, youth and students. Jon Yong Nam, first secretary of the central committee of the youth league, […]

North Korea Family Tradition

“Whose daughter is the girl? She is dancing very well.” “Well, she is Su Yang from my neighbourhood. She will surely be employed by an art troupe.” Returning home after seeing her daughter’s performance at her school, Kim Myong Hwa, head of the Ryongsong Nursery, Ryongsong District, Pyongyang, was deep in thought considering praises of […]

DPRK Taekwon-Do Hall Renovated

Taekwon-Do Hall has been successfully renovated as befits the centre for the development of the national martial arts. It can host international and domestic games at a high level. It has a practice hall with seats for thousands of spectators, waiting room, medical room, coaches’ room, sci-tech learning space, international communications hall, press centre and […]

Kids Go Back To School In The DPRK

A new school year began in the DPRK. Kim Song Il, department director of the Ministry of General Education of the Education Commission, told KCNA: The opening ceremonies of the school year are of great significance as the universal 12-year compulsory education is enforced all over the country this year. All the schools in the […]

Gathering 2017-Praise to Great Persons of Mt Paektu Held

The Gathering 2017-Praise to the Great Persons of Mt Paektu took place at the People’s Palace of Culture on August 15. Present at the gathering were Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People’s Assembly, Kim Ki Nam, vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea who is […]

Participants in Int’l Festival Visit Kim Jong Il’s Birthplace in Paektusan Secret Camp

The participants in the Fifth International Festival in Praise of the Great Persons of Mt Paektu visited Chairman Kim Jong Il’s birthplace in the Paektusan Secret Camp on August 14. They placed a floral basket and bouquets at the mosaic depicting the three commanders of Mt Paektu and paid tribute to them. In the yard […]

KPA Strategic Force Command Inspected

Kim Jong Un, Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army, inspected the Command of the KPA Strategic Force on August 14. He waved back to enthusiastically cheering service members and posed for a picture with them. He went […]

7th Rason International Trade Exhibition Opens

  The 7th Rason International Trade Exhibition opened in Rason City Monday with due ceremony. Exhibited there are machines and equipment, light industrial goods, chemical products, electric and electronic products, building materials, foodstuff and consumer goods, medicines and vehicles presented by more than 110 units of the DPRK and other countries. Attending the ceremony were […]

Dental hygiene supplies factory goes online

The Dental Hygiene Supplies Factory located in Songyo District, Pyongyang, has started operation. Embossed on the factory’s wall which is decorated with white and green tiles is a logo depicting a white crane in a tooth as well as the letters denoting Paekhak (white crane). The white crane is much loved by the Koreans as a […]

National Exhibition of Consumer Goods Opens August 3rd

National Exhibition of August 3 Consumer Goods Opens

The National Exhibition of Consumer Goods opened on August 3rd with due ceremony at the Consumer Goods Exhibition of the Ministry of Food and Consumer Goods Industries. On display there are more than 85,000 items of consumer goods in 7,700 varieties produced at industrial establishments and housewives’ work-teams across the country.

Kim Yong Nam Arrives in Tehran

Kim Yong Nam Arrives in Tehran

Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK, arrived in Tehran on August 3 to attend the Iranian presidential inauguration at the invitation of the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran. He was accompanied by Choe Hui Chol, vice-minister of Foreign Affairs, and other suite members.

Art Performance Celebrates Successful Second ICBM Test-fire

An art performance was jointly given by the Moranbong Band and the State Merited Chorus at the People’s Theater Sunday to celebrate the successful second test-fire of intercontinental ballistic rocket Hwasong-14. Among the audience were Ri Man Gon, Ri Pyong Chol, officials of the party and armed forces organs, contributors to the successful test-fire of […]

Dedicated to National Reunification

The North Korean military band leads an international peace march

Chairman Kim Jong Il dedicated his whole life to the reunification of the country. He always paid deep attention to the reunification issue, true to the earnest requests of President Kim Il Sung. He scientifically proved the validity and truthfulness of the President’s policy on the reunification movement and illuminated the path to independent reunification. He upheld the […]

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 […]

KIM JONG UN’s Visit to Fatherland Liberation War Martyrs Cemetery

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un visited the Fatherland Liberation War Martyrs Cemetery on July 27 on the occasion of the 64th anniversary of the Korean people’s victory in the Fatherland Liberation War, and paid homage to the fallen fighters of the People’s Army. Accompanying him were Hwang Pyong So, Ri Myong Su, Pak Yong Sik and other […]

KIM IL SUNG: Ever-victorious, Iron-willed Commander

Greeting the V-day, the Korean army and people are looking back upon the immortal exploits of President Kim Il Sung, an ever-victorious, iron-willed brilliant commander who led to victory the Fatherland Liberation War (June 25, 1950-July 27, 1953). The war unleashed by the US imperialists was a hard-fought struggle for the DPRK: Korea was liberated from […]