Iran's supreme leader refers to major tasks of parliament
Seyed Ali Khamenei, leader of Iran’s Islamic revolution, in a message on May 27, said that the newly elected parliament should pay special attention to promoting social equality by focusing on improving the country’s economic situation and solving problems in the people’s livelihood.
Guidelines for the resistant economic policy, which is aimed at relying on human and economic resources and scientific personnel of the country and reducing dependence on oil to counter economic pressures from outside including the Western sanctions, should be examined in parliament, he noted.
S. Koreans take to streets over sex slavery issue
Shortly ago, public rallies were held concurrently in many parts of south Korea in demand of the settlement of the issue of sexual slavery for the imperial Japanese army.
In front of the girl statues dedicated to the memory of the sex slaves in Pusan, Taegu and Seoul, citizens and civil society organizations condemned the Japanese authorities for denying the past crime of sexual slavery and refusing to make an apology and compensation, as well as pro-Japanese elements in south Korea.
DPRK pushes listing of Mt Paektu area as global geopark
The DPRK National Commission for UNESCO presses on with the inscription of the Mt Paektu area as a UNESCO Global Geopark.
The mountain area draws close attention of the international geological circles for its rich biodiversity and great geological significance.
Footwear producers develop new technologies for domestic production and recycling
The footwear industry sector is pressing on with the work of ensuring the domestic production of raw and other materials and recycling them.
A research project has been pushed to develop coating materials necessary for the production of shoes, thus establishing a process for their production. A process for recycling sponge that helps maintain the shape of shoes has been set up and a sci-tech guarantee has also been provided to make heels, an important factor in the production of women’s shoes, with locally-available materials.
EU’s decision branded as support to terrorists in Syria
“The EU’s decision to extend sanctions one year more clearly shows again that they support terrorist organizations in Syria,” said the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates in a statement on May 28.
The statement said that the EU’s unjust sanctions measures are having direct negative effects on the Syrian people’s living and anti-epidemic work.
American white cop murders a black, Minnesota declares emergency
Minnesota of the United States declared a state of emergency amid intensifying protest actions against the murder of a black man by a white policeman.
The white cop pressed down on the neck of the black in his 40s with his knee as he detained him in Minneapolis of Minnesota on May 25. The latter was driven to a hospital, but died.
Premier Kim inspects waterway and rice transplantation in North Hwanghae
Premier Kim Jae Ryong, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea and member of the DPRK State Affairs Commission, inspected the Miru Plain waterway and rice-transplantation in Koksan and Singye counties of North Hwanghae Province.
Making the rounds of the waterway in the Miru Plain, Kim said that measures should be taken to timely supply materials needed for its management and plant many trees of good species along it for protection.
Teaching contents improved for higher education
Universities are channelling bigger efforts into making educational contents practical, comprehensive and up-to-date in the DPRK.
Kim Il Sung University makes its teaching contents practical by reflecting the global trend of educational development along with its recent scientific and research hits.
Corn-yam tea proves effective for diabetes treatment
Medical workers of the DPRK have developed a drink which is effective for the treatment of diabetes with corn and yam.
In general, middle-aged and old people are easily attacked by postcibal hyperglycemia and diabetes. That is why they need to lower to normalcy the blood sugar in the body as soon as possible in order to prevent various complications and immunity depression.
US dubbed biggest hacking empire
“Past records show that the US is a country that perpetrates the largest-scale internet monitoring and secret theft worldwide,” a spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a recent routine news briefing.
As he rejected the US attorney general’s abuse that China and Russia are re-establishing digital data centres with an eye to extensive internet monitoring activities, the spokesman demanded the US immediately discontinue sweeping monitoring throughout the world and imputation as well.
Painter builds up his carrer inspired by animals
Artists usually like to draw animals, but it is not easy for them to make a successful career with animal painting.
They should master the fine-line painting technique and create their own original mode of depiction to make the living animals on the paintings appear lifelike.