Service facility offers citizens leisure chances
Visitors do physical exercises in a fitness room at the Ryugyong Health Complex.
The Ryugyong Health Complex, along with the Changgwang Health Complex, is a comprehensive public service facility in the capital city of Pyongyang.
Symposium on space science and technology-2020 held
The symposium on space science and technology-2020 took place in the DPRK, sponsored by the Central Committee of the General Federation of Science and Technology of Korea.
The annual event is aimed at giving wide publicity to the scientific and technological successes achieved in the work for carrying out the country’s policy on space development for peaceful purposes and further promoting the development of space science and technology.
Metal industry sees a boost in production
The metal industry sector has exceeded pig iron and steel production targets by 27 and 14 percent respectively for 50 days since the start of the 80-day campaign.
The Hwanghae Iron and Steel Complex manufactured nearly 1 000 tons of more pig iron and increased steel output and the Chollima Steel Complex turned out well over 100 tons of more rolled steel than the plan. The Posan Iron Works hit its campaign goal at 113 percent.
Fossil of Korean archaeopteryx
A fossil of Korean archaeopteryx is on display at the Natural History Museum of Kim Il Sung University. It was discovered in Paektho-dong of Sinuiju, North Phyongan Province, for the first time in the DPRK.
It was in the stratum that formed about 150 million years ago.
Kowon Taehung Power Station goes into operation
The Kowon Taehung Power Station has been built in South Hamgyong Province.
The construction of the power station, which was designed to make effective use of water resources in consideration of regional characteristics, would contribute to reenergizing production at the Kowon Taehung Machine Factory and improving the livelihood of its employees.
Centre makes tangible hi-tech achievements
Researchers are engaged in the mathematical modelling of a program at the High-Tech Research & Development Centre of Kim Il Sung University.
The High-Tech Research & Development Centre of Kim Il Sung University has solved many scientific and technological problems in the past one year since its inauguration.
Child rights and welfare need to be ensured
November 20 this year marked the 31st anniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Adopted at the 44th session of the UN General Assembly in 1989, the convention came into effect in September 1990.
Industrial establishments fulfil annual economic plans
The Pyongyang Grindstone Factory and Taedonggang Paint Factory overfulfilled their national economic plans by 50 and 20 percent respectively.
The Chilli Coal Mine of the Anju Area Coal-mining Complex invented and introduced more than ten technical innovation plans and increased the operational rate of equipment to carry out its annual plan at over 110 percent.
Antarctic ice melting to cause further rise in sea level
According to a foreign media report, over 2.63 million square kilometres of glaciers which take up one fifth of the total area of Antarctica melted away in the period between 1999 and 2019.
The rapid melting of ice in the continent will cause a rise in sea level, it said.
Autumn tree planting conducted
Kangwon Province planted many trees of good species like Kumya black pine, Changsong larch and Larix lepolepis in thousands of hectares and ensured more than 90 percent of their rooting rate.
Hundreds of thousands of trees were planted in the areas around the Pyongyang-Wonsan Tourist Motorway.
Petrochemical producer inaugurated
A petrochemical factory with a large production capacity of ammonia and urea was built in Bakhtiari va Chahar Mahall, Iran, and inaugurated on November 26 with President Hassan Rouhani in attendance.
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Dozens of projects completed in North Phyongan
North Phyongan Province has built or remodelled dozens of objects during the ongoing 80-day campaign.
It completed the construction of Tongnaegang Reservoir by piling earth on a hundreds-of-metre-long section of the main dam in a little over a month, covering tens of thousands of square metres of stones, laying turf and building retaining walls for spillways, thus providing a prospect of producing large quantities of grains on thousands of hectares of newly-reclaimed tideland from the next year.