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  • 17th Pyongyang International Film Festival Opens

    The 17th Pyongyang International Film Festival opened with due ceremony on Friday at the Pyongyang International Cinema House. Present at the ceremony were Vice-Premier Jon Kwang Ho, Cha Hui Rim,…

  • Pak Pong Ju Inspects Units in Field of Food Industry

    Pak Pong Ju, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, vice-chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic…

  • Seething with Increased Cement Production

    The Sangwon Cement Complex was established in the mid-1980s in Sangwon County, North Hwanghae Province, which is known to have limestone deposits of several hundred million tons. It is said…

  • World’s First Ironclad Warship

    The world’s first ironclad warship is the Turtle Ship of Korea. The Korean ancestors made the Turtle Ship and tested its performance in 1413. In the late 16th century Admiral…

  • IMAGC Marks Its 20th Founding Anniversary

    A meeting took place at the Sci-Tech Complex on Tuesday to mark the 20th founding anniversary of the International Martial Arts Games Committee (IMAGC). Attending there were Im Chol Ung,…

  • World’s First Metal Types

    The Korean nation invented metal types during the Koryo Dynasty that existed between 918 and 1392, greatly developing the publishing. It is proved well by the oldest books printed in…

  • A Day of an Emergency Hospital

    At 11:00 on Sunday night of June 16 last, an emergency call rang at the reception of the Pyongyang Municipal Emergency Hospital. It came from a section doctor in charge…

  • Pak Pong Ju Inspects Co-op Farms in South Hwanghae Province

    Pak Pong Ju, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, vice-chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic…

  • Pyongyang Trolleybus Factory

    The Pyongyang Trolley Bus Factory was inaugurated in April 1959 to produce trolley-buses, buses and other vehicles for passenger traffic in the capital city of Pyongyang, and it has now…

  • Taedong River Changes

    The Taedong River which flows through the capital city of Pyongyang, is one of the five longest rivers in Korea. As an area of high forest accumulation, the Taedong River basin…

  • Composite Essential Oil Developed in DPRK

    The Pyongyang Yonggwang Technical Development Exchange Company in the DPRK developed a composite essential oil. According to its manager Pak Yong Bok, the composite essential oil is a natural medicine…

  • Kabo Reform

    The Kabo Reform is a bourgeois reform which took place in 1894 during the Feudal Joson Dynasty. It is so called because that is the year of Kabo. At that…

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