Category Archives: Environment

Kim Jong Un Visits Paektusan Institute of Architecture

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 Paektusan Institute of Architecture, an icon and standard of designing. Providing field guidance to the institute in July last year, he gave an instruction to turn […]

Kim Jong Un Plants Trees with Students of Mangyongdae Revolutionary School

Pyongyang, March 3 (KCNA) — 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 Mangyongdae Revolutionary School and planted trees with its students on Thursday, the Tree-planting day. When respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un together […]

Chongjin Orphanage Opens

Children lead a happy life with nothing to envy in the world at Chongjin Orphanage which was excellently built thanks to the socialist system in the DPRK.      

Solar-powered Ships Cruise in Taedong River

Solar-powered pleasure boats Okryu 1, 2 and 3 have started service from December 2016 in the picturesque Taedong River meandering through the heart of Pyongyang. Each 45 ton-class boat, 23m long and 6.5m wide, is designed to accommodate 50 to 60 passengers at a time and can sail at the speed of six knots an […]

Flood Donation campaign to help the victims and families of the DPRK

Donation campaign to help the victims. Please send a kind donation to help the victims and families to the Official KFA Paypal Account: korea@korea-dpr.info WPK Central Committee Calls upon All People to Turn Out in Operations to Recover from Flood Damage in Northern Area The Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) sent an […]

For a Clean Environment

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is conducting a brisk campaign of protecting environment involving the whole country and all the people. All the lines and policies are formulated on the principles of giving top priority to people’s health and interests and regarding them as absolute and placing environmental protection above all else. The state […]

White-bellied Black Woodpecker, Asset of Korea

White-bellied Black Woodpecker, Asset of Korea

Pyongyang, October 13 (KCNA) — White-bellied black woodpecker has been protected and propagated in the DPRK as a precious asset of the country thanks to the government’s policy of nature conservation. The bird, native to Korea, pricks holes more than 6.5 cm deep on chestnut, oak, pine-nut, pine and other big trees to hunt insects. The […]

International Seminar on Forest and Landscape Restoration Held

International Seminar on Forest and Landscape Restoration Held

Pyongyang, March 9th 2013 (KCNA) — The International Seminar on Forest and Landscape Restoration was held at the People’s Palace of Culture from Wednesday to Friday under the co-sponsorship of the Pyongyang International New Technological and Economic Information Centre (PINTEIC) and Environmental Education Media Project (EEMP). Present there were delegates from China, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, the […]

Choe Ryong Hae Makes Field Survey of Turf Research Institute

Choe Ryong Hae Makes Field Survey of Reconstruction Project of Turf Research Institute

Choe Ryong Hae, director of the General Political Bureau of the Korean People’s Army, made a field survey of the reconstruction of the Turf Research Institute of the State Academy of Sciences. He encouraged the soldier-builders making innovations in the reconstruction project, true to the high intention of the dear respected Supreme Commander Marshal Kim […]

DPRK Strives to Protect Biodiversity

[nggallery id=70]The Workers’ Party of Korea and the DPRK government consider the protection of natural environment as one of the patriotic works for the nation’s prosperity. In the country there are many nature conservations and sanctuaries, including areas of Mts. Paektu, Myohyang and Oga. And rare and extinctive animals and plants are designated as natural […]

Servicepersons Perform Heroic Feats in Projects of Renovating Parks and Face-lifting Rivers in Pyongyang

[nggallery id=61]The Korean Central News Agency released a detailed report on Nov. 17 about the heroic feats performed by servicepersons of the Korean People’s Army in the projects of renovating parks and face-lifting rivers in Pyongyang. According to it, servicepersons created a heroic epic of bringing about a new prosperity of Pyongyang through the drive […]

Typhoon-15 to Hit Korea

Typhoon-15 is moving northwest at a velocity of 30 kilometers per hour. With 960 hPa in the center, it has the maximum wind speed of 38 meters per second. It has a radius of 300 kilometers with wind of over 25 meters per second and a radius of 650 kilometers with wind of over 15 […]