Kim Jong Un inspects munitions factory

Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and president of the State Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, inspected a munitions factory producing a major weapon system.

He was accompanied by Jo Yong Won, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau and secretary for Organizational Affairs of the WPK Central Committee, Kim Jong Sik and Kim Yo Jong, deputy department directors of the WPK Central Committee, and leading officials in the sector of the Academy of Defence Science.

Looking round the room of the factory for the education in the revolutionary history and its various production sites, the respected General Secretary learned in detail about the recent modernization of technology and production processes done by the factory and its current production from leading officials of the factory.

He highly appreciated the factory effecting collective innovation and leaping progress in producing major weapons to implement the Party’s decisions, being fully armed with the idea of the Fourth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Party Central Committee.

Saying that the factory holds a very important position and duty in modernizing the country’s armed forces and realizing the national defence development strategy, he indicated the tasks and ways to continuously develop the factory into an iconic one symbolic of the modernity of the country’s defence industry.

General Secretary Kim Jong Un inspects site set for building Ryonpho vegetable greenhouse farm

Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and president of the State Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, inspected a site in Ryonpho area of Hamju County, South Hamgyong Province, set for building a large-scale vegetable greenhouse farm.

He was accompanied by Jo Yong Won, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau and secretary for Organizational Affairs of the WPK Central Committee, and Pak Jong Chon, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau and secretary of the WPK Central Committee.

The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un was greeted on the spot by officials of a relevant department of the Party Central Committee and design institution and commanding officers of the units of the People’s Army to be involved in the construction.

A preparation for the building of a large-scale vegetable greenhouse farm in Ryonpho-ri area of Hamju County, South Hamgyong Province, has already been pushed forward according to the far-sighted plan of the WPK which struggles, setting it as the supreme principle of its activities to promote the wellbeing of the people.

Personally making on-the-spot survey in April 2019, Kim Jong Un matured his plan to build a modern greenhouse farm bigger than the greenhouse farm built in Jungphyong area of Kyongsong County, North Hamgyong Province, in Ryonpho area to contribute to the improvement of the diet of the people in South Hamgyong Province. He gave important teachings related with the construction of the Ryonpho area large-scale vegetable greenhouse farm several times and has guided the designing.

Major unit in implementing policy of rural construction

The Fourth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea stressed the need to put the country’s agriculture on a definite upward stage and open up a new great era of effecting drastic development of Korean-style socialist countryside by pushing forward the rural development under the uplifted slogan of “For the new victory of socialist rural construction!”

The slogan and the WPK’s programme of socialist rural construction which both make it possible to visualize the changed looks of the socialist countryside highlight the mission and duty of cooperative farm management boards in charge of one 4 000th of the country.

Meetings held in succession to vow to more vigorously conduct Three-Revolution Red Flag Movement

Officials and working people of cities, counties and industrial complexes are holding meetings in succession across the country to pledge to wage the Three-Revolution Red Flag Movement more vigorously.

At the meetings the reporters described the historic letter sent by the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un Let Us Achieve a Comprehensive Development of Socialism by Kindling the Fierce Flames of the Three Revolutions to the participants in the Fifth Conference of the Frontrunners in the Three Revolutions as a great action programme clarifying the struggle tasks and ways to achieve simultaneous and balanced development in all fields of state activities and social life and all regions of the country with the three revolutions as the motive force.

Health checkup app wins popularity

The health checkup program developed by the information technology institute of Kim Il Sung University is wining popularity among users.

Its earlier version for smart phones checked blood pressure and pulse, measured eyesight and audibility and analysed case history data to give relevant instructions on healthy exercises.

Synthetic resin waste keeps growing

International survey data has revealed that the global synthetic resin garbage and waste would nearly treble in 2040.

According to it, synthetic garbage polluting the sea is estimated to amount to 250 million tons by 2025 and about 700 million tons by 2040.

Overseas dispatch of SDF blasted

Japan has dispatched an escort ship Samidare of the Maritime "Self-Defense Force" to the waters of the Middle East.

The ship which left the Kure base in Japan shortly ago is to engage in counter-piracy activities and gathering of information in the Gulf of Aden, the sea off Somalia, from late February.

Youth league central committee holds enlarged plenary meeting

The Fifth Enlarged Plenary Meeting of the Tenth Central Committee of the Socialist Patriotic Youth League was held on January 26 through video-conferencing.

It was attended by members and alternate members of the SPYL Central Committee. Present there as observers were officials of the youth league central committee, youth league officials of ministries and national agencies and officials from provincial, city and county committees of the SPYL.

Over 358m people infected, more than 5.63m dead

According to a foreign news report, 358 879 657 people were infected with COVID-19, 5 632 611 died of it and 68 847 052 were under medical treatment as of 24:00 on January 25.

KCNA-THE PYONGYANG TIMES

Academy of Defence Science conducts important weapons tests

The Academy of Defence Science of the DPRK conducted the test-fires for updating long-range cruise missile system and for confirming the power of conventional warhead for surface-to-surface tactical guided missile on January 25 and 27 respectively.

Officials of the Department of the Munitions Industry of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea and leading officials of the Academy of Defence Science guided the important weapons tests on the spot.