• Goshawk, National Bird of Korea

    Goshawk is the national bird in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

  • Flag of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

    With the approach of the 69th founding anniversary of the DPRK (September 9), the Korean people are looking back upon the days when the national flag was produced under the meticulous guidance of President Kim Il Sung.

  • Founder of New Korea

    The Korean nation has a history of more than 5 000 years. The long national history, however, had never had a chapter dedicated to the working people until the national hero Kim Il Sung founded the DPRK.

  • Traffic Safety Education Park for Children

    A park for the traffic education of children and students was built in the Ryonmot-dong area, Pyongyang, and opened to public last July. Since then it has an endless stream…

  • A New Look of the Pothong River

    Recently a fresh view of beautiful flowers in full bloom on the Pothong River in Pyongyang is eliciting admiration from the passers-by.

  • Progress in Tourism

    Recently, as the DPRK has established a lot of tourist facilities with an excellent service condition, the number of tourists both at home and from abroad is increasing.

  • To Provide People with Modern Houses

    The founding of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on September 9, Juche 37 (1948) was the birth of the administrator responsible for the livelihood of the people, the genuine people’s power.

  • Socialist Education System

    All the Korean People are entitled to learn as much as they want. Their desire for learning is fully met thanks to the socialist education system—the system of free compulsory education. 

  • Domestic Production Is Not Difficult

    Recently the plant conservancy institute of the Agricultural Research Centre has succeeded in domestic production of vegetable agrochemicals with nicotine as its main component.

  • The Day of Songun in the DPRK

    Now the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is demonstrating its dignity and grandeur as a military power.

  • Upholding the Banner of Songun

    Chairman Kim Jong Il left behind a lot of anecdotes about his revolutionary life which will be etched in the annals of Songun-based leadership.

  • Ceaseless Inspection of Military Units

    August 25 is a very meaningful day for the Korean people. Whenever the day comes around, they look back with deep emotion on the history of Songun-based leadership of General Kim Jong Il.

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