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Taesongsan-brand Products in Public Favour

The Pyongyang Sports Goods Factory produces a variety of Taesongsan-brand products much favoured by consumers. It turns out various forms of sports goods, including different kinds of balls, gloves for Taekwon-Do practitioners, bags for sportspersons and sportswear, to suit the features of events and the physical constitution of players. Eye-catching is a 3×3 basketball which […]

Road of Juche Is Ever-victorious Path

The one and only weapon for the Korean revolution, which started from nothing, was the Juche idea, a great revolutionary ideology. Ninety years ago, President Kim Il Sung created the Juche idea, which elucidates that the masses of the people are the masters of the revolution and construction and they have the strength with which […]

Okryu Mineral Water in Pyongyang

Okryu mineral water gushing out from under the Taedong River bank all the year round is in great demand among citizens in Pyongyang, the capital city of the DPRK. This mineral water containing chlorine, calcium bicarbonate, sodium, iron, etc. is efficacious for chronic gastritis, chronic enteritis and colitis, chronic bronchitis, diabetes and hypertensive disease. It […]

Pak Pong Ju Inspects Several Units of National Economy

Pak Pong Ju, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), vice-chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and vice-chairman of the C.C., WPK, inspected several units of national economy. Walking round several production processes of the Sunchon […]

Frame Works Carried out at Final Stage, Exterior Plastering Progresses Apace at Pyongyang General Hospital under Construction

According to available data, officials and builders engaged in the construction of the Pyongyang General Hospital are hastening the frame construction at the final stage and achieving marked successes in the exterior plastering at the same time. Soldier-builders have fulfilled over 80% of the exterior plastering project after erecting the frames of the inpatient ward […]

South Phyongan Provincial Medical Oxygen Factory Inaugurated

The South Phyongan Provincial Medical Oxygen Factory has been newly built.  The factory located in Phyongsong City is run by integrated automatic control system capable of automatically controlling all equipment and has a room for separating oxygen, etc.  With the completion of the factory, a material and technological foundation was laid to mass-produce and supply […]

Korean People Pay Homage to War Martyrs

The immortal exploits President Kim Il Sung performed by leading the Fatherland Liberation War to victory and the great feats of the martyrs in the war are shining along with the great victory in the 1950s.  Working people, youth and students in Pyongyang Thursday visited the Fatherland Liberation War Martyrs Cemetery and laid flowers and bouquets before […]

After Setting a Target to Yield Full Harvests in First and Second Cropping

Officials and farmers in Sukchon County are putting spurs to the immediate farm work with high enthusiasm to hit the yearly grain production target in this meaningful year in which falls the 75th founding anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea. County officials are directing farm work in a scrupulous way after setting the target […]

Kim Su Chol and His Painting Pyongyang in the 19th Century

Kim Su Chol, a typical painter of realistic tendency active in the 19th century, was good at painting landscapes, flowers, grass, etc. Typical of his works are A Farmhouse Surrounded by Prunus Mume, A Pine Grove, Waterfalls, Jangan Temple and Kuryong Pool. In particular, the painter gave full play to his skills in drawing Pyongyang […]

Marine Resources Increase in DPRK

Pyongyang, June 23 (KCNA) — A brisk work to increase marine resources has been conducted in the DPRK. According to Pak In Gon, department head at the Ministry of Fisheries, fishery stations across the country stocked the sea with 10-odd species of artificially-bred non-migratory fishes like Alaska pollack, flatfish, rock fish, swellfish and croaker in […]

U.S. Forces in S. Korea Blamed for Preparing Germ Warfare on Korean Peninsula

Pyongyang, June 24 (KCNA) — The South Kyongsang Provincial Headquarters of the south Korean Confederation of Trade Unions held a rally outside a U.S. naval base in Jinhae Port of Changwon City, South Kyongsang Province of south Korea on June 20 to denounce the U.S. military for preparing germ warfare on the Korean peninsula, according […]

Indispensable Prerequisite for Peace and Stability on Korean Peninsula

Seventy years have passed since a war broke out on this land. The Korean war forced by the United States left painful scars and inflicted tremendous human and material losses upon the Korean people. The suffering of national division whereby kinsfolk of the same blood are compelled to live apart continues still today. As the […]

Chongryon Carries Forward Tradition of Patriotism

The Koreans resident in Japan are the victims of distress-torn history of the Korean people who were drafted to Japan during the Japanese military occupation (1905-1945) and deprived of their national dignity and rights to live, and their descendants. During the hard-fought Fatherland Liberation War (June 1950-July 1953) President Kim Il Sung had a talk […]

Labour Law for Working People.

In June Juche 35 (1946), the DPRK proclaimed a labour law for the first time in its history. After Korea’s liberation from the Japanese military occupation on August 15, 1945, the workers and other working people embarked on the road of building a new country. This being the situation, the issue of enacting a new […]

Who Started the Korean War?

Sixty-seven years have passed since the Korean war. But the US is, still today, struggling to distort the truth of its outbreak. Then, who started the Korean war? Drawing of 38th Parallel and US Occupation of South Korea In August 1945, the Korean People’s Revolutionary Army, in cooperation with the Soviet troops, launched the general […]