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20th Politburo Meeting of Eighth Central Committee of WPK held

The 20th Meeting of the Political Bureau of the Eighth Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea took place on May 24.

Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the WPK, attended the meeting.

Also present there were Jo Yong Won and Choe Ryong Hae, members of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, and members and alternate members of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee.

The meeting discussed an agenda item of convening the Tenth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth WPK Central Committee.

The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un presided over the meeting.

Farmers move into new houses in North Phyongan Province

May 27, 2024

The Posong Farm in Tongrim County, North Phyongan Province, is also filled with pleasure of the people as happy events of moving into new houses take place in succession across the country.

The modern cosy houses built to suit the features peculiar to the countryside are the cradle of happiness provided under the energetic leadership of the great Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea which is ushering in a new era, a new history of rural development, in which rural areas undergo great transformations under the noble people-first political idea.

A ceremony of moving into new houses took place on the spot on May 24.

Greenhouse ensures effective growing of rice seedlings

May 27, 2024

Farms in Mangyongdae District, Pyongyang, have introduced a method of cultivating rice seedlings in greenhouses by which they can grow safe and healthy rice seedlings, unaffected by natural conditions.

True to the decisions of the Ninth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, the district set a goal to put agricultural production on a higher scientific, IT and intensive basis and built greenhouses equipped with facilities that can automatically measure and display the temperature, humidity, sunshine percentage, carbon dioxide concentration and soil of indoor greenhouses. 

“The greenhouses have mechanized processes of spreading soil mixed with fertilizer on the nursery and sowing and covering up seeds with soil, thus reducing nursery area to 1/10, labour force to 1/15 and farming materials to 1/4 as compared to outdoor rice seedlings,” said Ri Yong Sik, a staffer of the Kumchon Vegetable Farm in Mangyongdae District.

Rural communities busy with rice-transplanting

May 27, 2024

Rice-transplanting is in full swing on farms across the DPRK.

Different cities and counties of South Hwanghae Province, the Migok Farm of Sariwon City and the Kangan Farm of Unpha County in North Hwanghae Province and Jungsan County of South Phyongan Province were the first to start rice-transplanting on May 1 before all other farms across the country buckled down to the farming process in succession.

The Agricultural Commission arranged a technical workshop on rice-transplanting for agricultural officials across the country and organized and commanded the work to make the farms push ahead with the farming process in conformity with the specific conditions of their areas.

DPRK delegation leaves for Switzerland

May 27, 2024

A DPRK international conference delegation led by Jong Mu Rim, minister of Public Health, left Pyongyang by air on May 25 to take part in the 77th session of the World Health Assembly to be held in Geneva, Switzerland.

China decides to impose sanctions against US

May 27, 2024

The Chinese government decided on May 22 to apply sanctions against the US for infringing its sovereignty. 

The Chinese Foreign Ministry asserted that the US has severely interfered in the internal affairs of China by enforcing unilateral sanctions on its several entities for a certain period for the reason that they are connected with Russia and continuing to sell weapons to Taiwan.

It announced that China will impose sanctions against 12 munitions businesses and 10 high-ranking officials of the US pursuant to the regulations of the law of the People’s Republic of China on sanctions against foreign countries.

Chinese FM spokesman rejects British defence minister’s remark

May 27, 2024

A spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry at a press conference on May 23 rejected the British defence minister’s remark that China is supplying lethal weapons to Russia.

Condemning the British defence minister for his groundless remark tarnishing the image of China, he said that it is Britain, not China, that is interfering in the Ukrainian issue, adding fuel to the fire.

Two years ago, when Russia and Ukraine almost reached an agreement on settling the conflict, Britain and some other countries interrupted it, with the result that the conflict is still continuing, he said. 

Russia censures US for trying to maintain domination

May 27, 2024

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryavkov decried the US moves to maintain political and military domination at a press conference on May 22.

The US dislikes everything that is not under its control, especially that is not directly uncontrollable, he said, adding that it does not recognize everything that is out of its control.

He exposed that backstage manoeuvrings are conducted to destroy the BRICS, frustrate its plan and hamper the activities of its organizations.

Farmers move into new houses in Sariwon

May 26, 2024

 A new life of blooming socialist civilization which is vibrant along with the new era of rural development was also witnessed at the Munhyon Farm of Sariwon City in North Hwanghae Province.

The fairyland-like villages built on the farm are the brilliant fruition of the energetic leadership of the great Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea which is dynamically bringing about a new phase of rejuvenation and development so as to make our people the happiest in the world.

A ceremony of moving into new houses took place on the spot on May 24.

Reception given for players and coaches of DPRK women's football team

May 26, 2024

The Cabinet of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea hosted a reception at Okryu Restaurant on May 24 to welcome the players and coaches of the DPRK women's football team who won the AFC U-17 Women's Asian Cup 2024.

Present there were Vice-Premier of the Cabinet Kim Myong Hun, Minister of Physical Culture and Sports Kim Il Guk, Minister of External Economic Relations Yun Jong Ho who is chairman of the DPRK Football Association, officials concerned and players and coaches of the women's football team.

Kim Myong Hun made a congratulatory speech at the reception.

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