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Kim Jong Un pays floral tribute at the grave of Hyon Chol Hae

Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and president of the State Affairs of the DPRK, visited the Patriotic Martyrs Cemetery in Sinmi-ri on May 19 to mark the first anniversary of the demise of Hyon Chol Hae.

He was accompanied by Kang Sun Nam, minister of National Defence of the DPRK.

Kim Jong Un laid a flower at the grave of Hyon Chol Hae, recollecting the sincere and resolute appearance and praiseworthy life of the revolutionary soldier who remained boundlessly loyal to the cause of the Party with his genuinely revolutionary traits and noble humanity and devoted himself to the country, revolution and people without any slight affectation and selfishness.

He paid a silent tribute to the memory of Hyon, a son of the great DPRK and distinguished elder loyalist produced by the Juche revolution.

Looking at Hyon’s picture, Kim Jong Un had a conversation for a long time in his inmost heart with the beloved soldier he had never forgotten when the country was overcoming the worst difficulties and ushering in a new heyday in bolstering up the national defence capabilities as Hyon had always given him strength and courage while accompanying him.

Participants in internet show send flower basket to statues of DPRK leaders

May 28, 2023

The participants in the internet photo show held on the occasion of the 48th anniversary of President Kim Il Sung’s official visit to Algeria sent a basket of flowers to the statues of the President and Chairman Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill in Pyongyang. 

The flower basket was laid at the statues on May 26. 

Written on its ribbon were words reading: “The great HE Kim Il Sung and HE Kim Jong Il will always be with us!” 

'Airbase' attracts many citizens

May 28, 2023

An airplane-shaped structure in the Mirim area of Namsan-dong, Sadong District, Pyongyang, draws the attention of many people.

Resembling a plane about to take off, it is the Mirim Aviation Club.

Standing side by side with the Mirim Riding Club, it is also a leisure centre frequented by working people.

Flying in the air an exciting adventure

May 28, 2023

Air hostesses of the Mirim Aviation Club say smilingly that the clients in flying suits swaggering with helmets under their arms look like fighter pilots fully ready to make a sortie.

However, such elated persons get very nervous once on the seat of a plane.

Not only women but also men show such nervousness.

For protecting and promoting reproductive health of people

May 28, 2023

The mission of the Family Health Association of Korea is to protect and promote the reproductive health of people with the support from the DPRK government and the East & South East Asia and Oceania Region of the International Planned Parenthood Federation. 

The association provides people with information, education and services related to reproductive health and conducts service activities for mountainous and rural areas.

In particular, it pays close attention to mountain villages far away from railway lines and conducts service activities more positively for them.

Taekwon-Do training support system favoured by experts

May 28, 2023

The Taekwon-Do teaching and training support system developed by the Taekwon-Do Science Institute of the Korean Taekwon-Do Committee is winning popularity among experts. 

“During our playing career, our training targets were set based on our perseverance, willpower and fortitude. But all training at present is given scientifically with the help of the teaching and training support system,” said Kim Chol Won, head coach of the Pyongyang Municipal Taekwon-Do Team.

The system creates the database of information about past competitions, especially that about matches of aces, physical preparedness of players and others and sets the standard values which should be reached by players according to their ages.  

Russia launches carrier rocket

May 28, 2023

Russia launched the Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket at the Baikonur Cosmodrome on May 24.

The carrier rocket reportedly put a cargo spacecraft into the orbit at a fixed time. 

Russia deters US nuclear strategic bombers from crossing into airspace

May 28, 2023

The Russian armed forces thwarted the attempt of American nuclear strategic bombers at violating its airspace. 

According to the Russian Ministry of Defence on May 23, radars of the Russian armed forces detected two aerial targets flying to its border from the air above the Baltic Sea. They were B-1B nuclear strategic bombers of the US army.

Two Su-27 fighter jets urgently took off and drove them away.

KCU relay squads for sending letter of loyalty keep heading for Pyongyang

May 27, 2023

The relay squads for sending a letter of loyalty of the Korean Children’s Union across the country, who left the City of Samjiyon, the sacred place of revolution, on May 18, continue running toward the capital city of Pyongyang, divided into east and west coastal regions.

The squad running along the east coastal region passed Rason City and North Hamgyong Province while handing and taking over the letter of loyalty and arrived at Tanchon City of South Hamgyong Province on May 25.

And the squad rushing along the west coastal region entered Anju City in South Phyongan Province on the same day, through the cities and counties of Jagang and North Phyongan provinces.

Rural housing construction an important national policy of DPRK

May 27, 2023

House-moving scenes continue to unfold in rural communities across the DPRK.

As rural villages undergo remarkable transformation to the joy of people, such happy events of house moving took place in many rural villages in Yodok and Kowon counties in South Hamgyong Province and Hanggu District and Onchon County in Nampho in March, Sinjidong-ri of Hoechang County in South Phyongan Province, the Chonghak Farm of Phyongsan County and Munmu-ri of Sohung County in North Hwanghae Province and Sinhwanpho-ri of Jaeryong County and Taegi-ri of Ongjin County in South Hwanghae Province last April and counties in North Phyongan Province and Yokkudo-ri of Paechon County in South Hwanghae Province in May.

As they receive such news through newspapers and radio and TV broadcasts, everyone is delighted, saying they come to know the names of many local areas and villages at the house-moving news.

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