• Changed Islet Villages

    The Jangjae and Mu Islets are found in the area of the West Sea of Korea. The respected supreme leader Kim Jong Un visited the islets in August Juche 101(2012)….

  • Dried Flower Products Popular in DPRK

    The demand for dried flower products produced by the Dried Flower Workshop of the Pyongyang Floriculture Institute is increasing among people of the DPRK. According to Ri Hyong Sik, chief…

  • New Cosmetics Enjoy Popularity

    Goods newly developed by the Pyongyang Cosmetics Factory in the DPRK are now gaining popularity. Demand for hair gel, fruit-flavor aerosol perfume and anti-wrinkle cream is on the increase. Toilet…

  • Tideland Reclamation Progresses Apace in DPRK

    In the DPRK big efforts have been paid to the reclamation of Honggondo, Ryongmaedo and Ansok tidelands. The project for reclaiming Honggondo Tideland is progressing apace to obtain thousands of…

  • Industrialization of Makkoli Production Realized in DPRK

    The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea succeeded in putting the production of makkoli, one of the nation’s traditional beverages, on an industrial basis to provide a material and technical foundation…

  • Chongchongang Sweet Fish

    The River Chongchon in the area of Dohwa-ri, Kaechon City, South Phyongan Province of Korea is the main habitat of Chongchongang sweet fish. The Chongchongang sweet fish is a freshwater…

  • Qualifications of Teachers Improved

    The universal secondary compulsory education system has been in force in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea since November 1, Juche 47(1958). Over the past 60 years since then, the…

  • Ryugyong General Ophthalmic Hospital Treats Many Patients

    The Ryugyong General Ophthalmic Hospital has treated more than 111 500 people and conducted over 1 600 operations requiring ultramodern technology for the past two years since its opening. Its…

  • Jotae, National Musical Instrument

    Jotae, which is believed to be made in the period of the Three Kingdoms (early 3rd century B.C.-middle 7th century A.D.), is a national wind instrument of Korea. Jotae is…

  • Pride of Family of Rangers

    In Korea there are many good people who devote their lives to taking care of the green woods. Among them is Pak Kyong Nam.

  • Pine, National Tree of Korea

    Pine is the national tree of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. It is an evergreen needle-leaf tall tree belonging to Pinaceae.

  • Popular Facial Products

    A variety of facial products under the brand name of Hukjinju (black pearl) include soap, moisturizer, mask and sauna lotion, and they are made of skin-effective extracts from sulphuric mud….

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