Category Archives: Life

Kim Jong Un Inspects Ryomyong Street Under Construction Again

Kim Jong Un, Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Chairman of the Committee of the State of The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army visits the construction Ryomyong Street. After arriving at the street construction site early in the morning, he watched the brightly illuminated street, his […]

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 […]

Samjiyon Band Gives Performance to Mark International Women’s Day

Pyongyang, March 8 (KCNA) — The Samjiyon Band of the Mansudae Art Troupe gave a performance “Song in Praise of Women in Songun Era” at the East Pyongyang Grand Theatre on Wednesday, the 107th March 8 International Women’s Day. Put on the stage of the performance that started with the prelude “Women Are Flowers” were […]

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.      

Leading People to Work Miracles

Today miracles are being wrought every day and every moment in Korea. The success in the first H-bomb test, proud achievements in space development, strengthened self-defense capability, and factories, children’s palaces and new streets springing up like mushrooms after rain–fresh miracles are reported every day. The reality today will be different tomorrow. Then how did […]

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 […]

International Children’s Day 2015

International Children’s Day (국제 아동절) was marked in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on 1 June. It is a day devoted to children of all backgrounds, cultures, nationalities and traditions around the world. The celebration was even bigger this year compared to last year (http://bit.ly/1JoMwES), as senior party and state officials congratulated children and […]

Pride in a Veteran Educator

On 17 November Juche 103 (2014), Jong Tae-yong, professor at the Pyongyang University of Architecture, marked his 79th birthday. His family held a celebration at the local library. Many people came and congratulated him. Most of them were his old pupils at the university. They delighted their teacher on his birthday by telling him about […]

Report of the DPRK Association for Human Rights Studies

Table of Contents Preface 1. Human Rights Mechanisms in the DPRK 1) Review ─ Physical Geography ─ History ─ Guiding Ideology and Social System 2) Views and Stand of the DPRK on Human Rights ① Human Rights is Independent Rights. ② Popular Masses Enjoy Genuine Human Rights ③ Human Rights is State Sovereignty. ④ Basic […]

Workers’ Dormitory

Workers’ Dormitory has been built at the Pyongyang Kim Jong Suk Textile Mill in Pyongyang, the capital of the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea. The dormitory was built at state expense thanks to measures of the government to provide workers with convenience in their everyday life on the highest level. It has three 7-story buildings […]

The Song of Comradeship

Kim Tong Suk and her family in Sochang-dong, Central District, Pyongyang, are specially related to Hyangsan County. They have no relations in the county, but there is a monument to the love of the great leader who honored the life of her family. Every year, they visit the monument with reverence. They also visit factories […]

Triplets Develop Their Talents

The song on the air is a mixed trio “The Happiest Day” sung by triplets. The song was put on the stage of the schoolchildren´s New Year performance given at the Mangyongdae Schoolchildren´s Palace in the capital city Pyongyang on the occasion of the New Year Juche 103 or 2014. The triplets vividly represented the […]

Boating on the Taedong River

People enjoy boating on the River Taedong which flows through the capital city of Pyongyang in balmy spring. Blue boats and people with red life jackets look like flowers floating on the river. The spectacular scene attracts the attention of passers-by, making them stop and watch. I met caretaker Kim Yong Sim on the crowded […]

Senior Party and State Officials Visit Workers’ Hostel of Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang Textile Mill

Senior party and state officials including Kim Yong Nam and officials of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Cabinet, working people’s organizations, ministries and national institutions visited the newly-built Workers’ Hostel of Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang Textile Mill on May 13. The visitors laid bouquets before a mosaic depicting President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim […]