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 […]

Always Living in the Days of War

Together with her comrades-in-arms.

Small Spring is a favourite with the Korean people, young and old alike, after a lapse of many years since its publication. The medium-length novel depicts truthfully the noble and beautiful mental world of heroic soldiers of the Korean People’s Army displayed during the Fatherland Liberation War (June 25, 1950 – July 27, 1953). The […]

Art Performance of Youth Celebrates V-Day

The art squad of the Central Committee of the Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League gave a performance “July 27 of Eternal Victory” at the Central Youth Hall on July 24 in celebration of the 64th anniversary of victory in the Fatherland Liberation War. The numbers of performance, which began with chorus “Glory to General Kim Jong Un”, […]

Presentation of Winners in Vocal and Recital Solo Contest of Youth and Students Held

A presentation of winners in the national vocal and recital solo contest of youth and students took place at the Central Youth Hall on July 24 in celebration of the 64th anniversary of victory in the Fatherland Liberation War. The performers sang high praises of the feats of President Kim Il Sung, an invincible and iron-willed […]

KFAUSA Condemns US Travel Ban on DPRK

North Korea Travel Ban

The Korean Friendship Association USA (KFAUSA) condemns the upcoming actions of our country to ban travel for US citizens to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). We are truly saddened by this as the people of the DPRK seek peace and it is the mission of the KFAUSA to promote friendship, information and cultural […]

Disabled People Give Performance

Members of the Korean Art Association of the Disabled gave a performance “We Love Our Country” at the People’s Palace of Culture from July 16 to 21. Their colourful numbers included female solo “I Love You Socialism”, poem-reciting “I Will Live with You Only”, accordion trio “Young People, Be Loyal to Our Party”, dance “Yearning”, […]