Category Archives: History

On the strength of single-hearted unity, self-reliance and self-development

The year Juche 106 (2017) was a year of heroic struggle and great victory, a year when the DPRK set up an indestructible milestone in the history of building a powerful socialist country with the spirit of self-reliance and self-development as the dynamic force. Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, on the morning of the New […]

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 […]

People’s Art Festival Participants Visit Mangyongdae, Revolutionary Martyrs Cemetery

Participants in the Fifth April Spring People’s Art Festival visited Mangyongdae, the birthplace of President Kim Il Sung. They laid bunches of flowers at the graves of Kim Po Hyon and Ri Po Ik, and the graves of Kim Hyong Jik and Kang Pan Sok and paid silent tribute to them. After touring the Mangyongdae […]

U.S. in Agony on Two Histories

Indian scholar Kumar Gupta posted an article titled “The U.S. in agony on two histories” on the 4th Media, a website of China, on Oct. 10. The article said: The United States is seriously agonized by two histories. One is its failure in the Korean War (25.6.1950 – 27.7.1953) and another is north Korea’s manufacture […]

National Foundation Day

October 3 is the birthday of Tangun, father of the Korean nation. From ancient times the Korean people declared the birthday of Tangun as the National Foundation Day and have been commemorating it. The original meaning of the Korean word means the opening of the sky, that means foundation of the state. Tangun was born […]

Shining Example of Great Woman Revolutionary

The life of the anti-Japanese heroine Kim Jong Suk is shining like the star as a paragon of great woman revolutionary in the hearts of the Korean army-men and people. September 22 is the 65th anniversary of her demise. Greeting the day, the Korean people warmly recall the great revolutionary life of Kim Jong Suk […]

National Meeting Marks DPRK’s Birthday

A national meeting took place at the April 25 House of Culture here Tuesday to mark the 66th founding anniversary of the DPRK. Present there were Kim Yong Nam, Pak Pong Ju, Ri Yong Gil, Hyon Yong Chol and other senior party, state and army officials, the chairperson of a friendly party, members of the […]

Genuine Life of People After Liberation

August 15 is the significant day when the Korean people were liberated from more than 40-year long colonial rule of the Japanese imperialists. After liberation, the Korean people could enjoy a genuine life. There is a saying that stateless people are little better than a dog in a house of death. In retrospect, the Korean […]

The US Imperialist Spy Ship Pueblo

The US imperialist armed spy ship “Pueblo” captured by the Navy of the heroic Korean People´s Army is displayed in the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum of Korea. And there is a photograph of servile and miserable Lieutenant Colonel Lloyd Mark Bucher, the captain of the “Pueblo”, writing a confession admitting their crimes and begging […]

The Victory of the Korean People

July 27 is the significant day when the Korean people won victory in the three-year Fatherland Liberation War against the invasion of the US imperialists in the early 1950s. The war was a stern confrontation unprecedented in the world history of wars in view of balance of forces and arms and equipment. It was a […]

National Meeting Held to Mark Day of War Victory

A national meeting was held at the April 25 House of Culture on July 26 to celebrate the 61st anniversary of the victory of the Korean people in the great Fatherland Liberation War. Present there were Kim Yong Nam, Pak Pong Ju, Hyon Yong Chol and other senior officials of the party, state and army, […]

Victory Day, July 27th

The army and people of the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea defeated the world´s would-be “strongest” US imperialists and other invaders in the three-year Fatherland Liberation War and won a brilliant victory on July 27 61 years ago. Kim Un Hui, lecturer of the Jonsung Revolution Museum, has this to say: “On June 25, Juche […]

The Hall Where the Armistice Agreement was Signed

The hall where the armistice agreement was signed is in Kaesong City in the center of the Korean peninsula. In the hall the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed, announcing the great victory of the Korean people who defeated the US imperialist aggressors in the three-year Fatherland Liberation War. In Juche 34 or 1945, the US […]

Kosanjin Revolutionary Site Tells Immortal Exploits

In the northern border area of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea there is the Kosanjin Revolutionary Site telling the immortal exploits of the great leader President Kim Il Sung for the victory in the war. It is associated with the immortal revolutionary feats of President Kim Il Sung who organized and led new counteroffensives […]

The Idea of Jiwon

July the 10th this year is the 120th birth anniversary of the indomitable revolutionary fighter Kim Hyong Jik, an outstanding leader of the anti-Japanese national liberation movement of Korea. Kim Hyong Jik, the father of the great President Kim Il Sung, regarded the idea of Jiwon or “aim high” as his unchangeable revolutionary motto and […]

The Path of the Korean Revolution

June 30 this year is the 84th anniversary of the historic Kalun Meeting held during the anti-Japanese revolution organized and led by the great leader President Kim Il Sung. President Kim Il Sung set out on the road of revolutionary struggle in his early years and explored a new path of the Korean revolution. In […]