Power station builders plant half million saplings
True to the intention of the Workers’ Party of Korea to turn all the mountains of the country into thick forests, servicemen and shock brigade members engaged in the construction of the Tanchon Power Station have planted more than 500 000 trees in hundreds of hectares of area.
Builders conducted field surveys to set the sites for nurseries and produced saplings. They installed the sun visors and dug drainage canals to protect saplings from high temperature and flood.
China’s CMC official visits Pyongyang
Miao Hua, director of the Political Affairs Department of the Central Military Commission of China, arrived in Pyongyang on Monday.
He and his party were welcomed before the Statue of Victory at the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum.
University plays a key role in developing country’s hydraulic engineering
Hamhung University of Hydraulic Engineering prides itself on being a mighty and meritorious institution that propels the hydrodynamic development in the DPRK.
The university has gained a lot of successes in the training of able technicians and in scientific research under the care of the peerlessly great persons for the last six decades since its founding on September 1, Juche 48 (1959).
Power plants turn waste into insulating bricks
Big efforts are being made to recycle industrial waste at thermal power stations across the country.
The power plants need large numbers of insulating bricks for the overhaul and medium-scale repair of boilers.
Thai delegation visits Party Founding Museum
A delegation of the Organization for the Study of the Juche Idea of Thailand led by Chairman Songchit Pullarp visited the Party Founding Museum.
The visitors went round data and relics, being briefed that President Kim Il Sung achieved the historic cause of founding the Party and developed the Workers’ Party of Korea into an ever-victorious one.
Hobby group activities keep orphans’ dreams alive
Pyongyang Middle School for Orphans is leading other schools for orphans in finding out correct aptitudes and individuality of students and training them accordingly.
The school is actively operating music, fine art, football, basketball and other hobby groups.
Wholesaler makes good use of fabric by-product
“We are pushing a project to produce much sought-after products with waste materials discarded from factories,” said manager Kwon Won Man.
Now the store turns out over 30 kinds of goods with by-products as the main raw materials, including quilts for different seasons, a variety of pillows, mosquito nets, sportswear for men and women and trainers.
Worker shines in singing contest
There was a national vocal and instrumental solo contest of officials and members of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea in Pyongyang to mark the Day of Songun (August 25).
The female soprano solo My Country of Songun by Choe Hye Yong (pictured), worker at the public service station in Taesong District of Pyongyang, stole the show at the contest.
Stamp depicting gala performance released
The State Stamp Bureau of the DPRK has issued a sheetlet reflecting the Grand Mass Gymnastics and Artistic Performance "The Land of the People".
Seen on the upper part of the sheetlet are letters reading "The Grand Mass Gymnastics and Artistic Performance ’The Land of the People’". The stamp depicts scenes of the gala performance that shows the history of brilliant victories the Korean people have won, displaying the independent dignity under the guidance of the Workers’ Party of Korea, as well as the true picture of socialist Korea where dreams and ideal of the people come true. And eight other individual stamps deal with Pyongyang Teachers Training College, Pyongyang Taedonggang Seafood Restaurant, Samjiyon Orchestra Theatre and various cactuses.
Great leaders credited for tracing back national origin
The Mausoleum of King Tangun, father of the Korean nation, is located in Munhung-ri, Kangdong County, Pyongyang, the DPRK.
The mausoleum was inaugurated on October 11, Juche 83 (1994), under the concern of President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il who had worked heart and soul to add brilliance to the history of the nation spanning 5 000 years.
Local city hosts international trade fair
The 1st Chongjin Autumn International Trade Fair opened with due ceremony on Monday.
It drew more than 210 local and Chinese units which have presented consumer goods and medicines.
Massive candlelit vigils call for prosecution reform in s. Korea
Large-scale candlelight vigils have taken place in south Korea in demand of the reform of the prosecution.
On Sep 28 and Oct 5, millions of people thronged to Seoul from Kwangju, Taegu, Pusan and other places to surround the Supreme Prosecutor’s Office and the Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office, and shouted such slogans as "Withdraw the political prosecution!" and "Let’s dissolve the Liberal Korea Party!"