Kim Jong Un Visits Kumsusan Palace of Sun

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, visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun at 00:00 on Saturday, the 23rd anniversary of demise of President Kim Il Sung. Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un entered the hall where […]

Who is Kim Hyong Jik?

Kim Il-sung as a child, with his parents. The Revolutionary founders of the Korean nation. | Image: KCNA

Kim Hyong Jik was the father of Eternal President Kim Il-sung, grandfather of Dear Leader Kim Jong-il, and great-grandfather of Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un. Kim Hyong Jik (1894-1926), an outstanding leader of the Korean anti-Japanese national liberation movement, was born as the eldest son of Kim Po Hyon and Ri Po Ik, ardent patriots, in […]

DPRK Trade Cargo Ship Sets Sail!

The 5000-ton trade cargo ship Jaryok (self-reliance) set sail. Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un set forth a task on making a 5 000-ton cargo ship and named it in person. Workers, technicians and officials of the Ryongnam Dockyard built the Jaryok on the occasion of the Day of the Sun and thus provided another material and technical foundation for developing the […]

To Build an Education Power, a Talent Power

The DPRK is dynamically pushing ahead with the building of an education power, a talent power, thanks to the sagacious guidance of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un who is laying a solid foundation for the prosperity of the country and nation. The Supreme Leader, always paying close attention to the development of education, made public such works […]

Report of DPRK Academy of Defence Science

The Academy of Defence Science of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea released the following report Tuesday: Scientists and technicians of the DPRK Academy of Defence Science successfully carried out the test-fire of inter-continental ballistic rocket Hwasong-14, newly researched and developed by them under the strategic decision of Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party […]

Kim Jong Un Inspects New Dental Sanitary Goods Factory

Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un gave field guidance to the newly-built Dental Sanitary Goods Factory. The factory, with a total floor space of more than 12, 720 square meters, is a general producer of dental sanitary goods, which can turn out tens of millions of dentifrices, gargles and different kinds of dental sanitary implements a year. […]

Kim Jong Un Guides Test-fire of New Ground-to-Sea Cruise Rocket

Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un supervised a test-fire of new-type ground-to-sea cruise rocket developed by the Academy of National Defence Science. This new-type cruise rocket is a powerful attack means capable of striking any enemy group of battleships attempting at military attack on the DPRK from the ground at will. The test-fire was aimed […]

8th Congress of KCU Held in Presence of Kim Jong Un

The 8th Congress of the Korean Children’s Union (KCU) took place with splendor at the April 25 House of Culture on Tuesday. Attending the congress were exemplary delegates selected from KCU organizations across the country. Present there on invitation were officials in charge of schoolchildren’s life and officials concerned of education for school youth and […]

Kim Jong Un Guides Test-fire of Ballistic Rocket Based on Precision Guidance System

Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un guided a test-fire of ballistic rocket equipped with precision guidance system. At a launching site, he looked round a caterpillar self-propelled launching pad vehicle and a ballistic rocket based on precision guidance system. He learned in detail about the tactical and technical specifications of the rocket and expressed satisfaction […]

Kim Jong Un Watches Test of New-type Anti-Aircraft Guided Weapon System

Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the DPRK State Affairs Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army (KPA), watched the test of new-type anti-aircraft guided weapon system organized by the Academy of National Defence Science. The respected Supreme Leader was told about the test program for new […]

The Tanchon Power Station is to be built in the DPRK.

To build the power station, lifelong intention and behest of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il, is a grand nature-remaking project that requires the construction of hundreds of kms of waterway tunnel and main dykes and power stations for making effective use of water in several rivers. A ground-breaking ceremony for the […]

Developers of Rocket Hwasong-12 Arrive Here

Developers of the ground-to-ground medium-to-long range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 arrived here on Thursday. Streets of the capital city of Pyongyang were full of festive atmosphere to greet the scientists of national defence. Hundreds of thousands of people from all walks of life and school youth and children were waiting for the merited persons along […]

Poem: Kim Ji Ha, The Five Bandits

The pattern of south Korean development under park Chung Hee and his successor in the 1980s, Chun Doo Hwan, met strong resistance from students, laborers, farmers, religious organizations, unions and others who felt that Korea’s export-led growth (often conditioned on cheap labor) benefited the wealthy, corporations, and the state while exploiting the majority populace. One […]

Rembering the Gwanju Uprising – south Korean Massacre 1980

Today marks the 31st anniversary of the Gwangju Massacre (also commonly referred to as the Gwangju Democratization Movement, Gwanju Uprising). On May 18, 1980 thousands of protesters gathered in the city of Gwangju to protest the dictatorial rule of president Chun Doo Hwan, who took power after assassinating the former Manchukuo Imperial Officer and south […]