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  • New Species of Turfs Bred

    The Turf Branch Institute under the State Academy of Sciences in the DPRK has recently bred new species of turfs which are highly resistant to cold, drought, disease and shade….

  • National Meteorological Forecast Squad

    It is the organisation under the State Hydro-meteorological Administration. Their main objective is to strive to put weather forecast on a scientific basis.

  • “Motherland Is More Precious Than Life”

    Ri Kyong Bang, a war veteran living in Ryonghung-dong No. 2 of Taesong District, Pyongyang City, the capital of the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea, treasures an old photo album. In…

  • Sci-Tech Presentation and Exhibition in Field of Mining Industry Held

    A national sci-tech presentation and exhibition in the field of mining industry took place here on July 20 and 21 under the sponsorship of the Central Committee of the General…

  • Swimming Contest of Officials Held in the Changgwang Health Complex

    A swimming contest among officials of the commissions, ministries and national institutions at the swimming pool of the Changgwang Health Complex took place on Wednesday and Thursday. The contest, divided into…

  • Pyongyang Orphans’ Secondary School

    It is a school building with multi-function classrooms put on IT basis, labs and practice rooms, gymnasium with swimming pool, hostel, management building, etc.

  • Song: Green Pine on Nam Hill

    This is a song composed by Kim Hyong Jik (1894-1926), an outstanding leader of the anti-Japanese national liberation movement in Korea. The song embodies the indomitable revolutionary spirit, ardent anti-Japanese…

  • Sanctions Against the DPRK and Why?

    Not so long ago, the UN Security Council forced by big powers, including the United States, and their followers, adopted a “sanctions resolution” with regard to the H-bomb test and satellite launch by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

  • “Green Insam” under Cultivation in DPRK

    Green Insam (Okra) is under cultivation in the DPRK. It’s Korean name is: 《푸른인삼》. The oil content of seed reaches nearly 20 percent. “Green insam” abounds in protein, vitamins and carbohydrate, as compared with other vegetables.

  • Second-Phase Project for Reconstructing Taedonggang Promenade Completed

    The second-phase project for reconstructing the promenade along the River Taedong has been successfully completed in Pyongyang, the capital city of the DPRK. A section between Okryu and Rungna bridges…

  • Fatherland Liberation War Martys Cemetery

    Fatherland Liberation War Martys Cemetery was built on July 25, 2013 to mark the 60th anniversary of victory in the Fatherland Liberation War.

  • Reunification of Korea and Peace and Prosperity in Northeast Asia

    (Choe Un Ju, Research Fellow, Institute for Disarmament and Peace, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, DPRK, 30 June 2016) In Northeast Asia, major nuclear powers are neighboring with each other around the…

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