Why is Japan insistent on deployment of Aegis Ashore?
Some days ago, the Japanese chief executive appeared on NHK to say that Akita and Yamaguchi prefectures should be the sites for the deployment of Aegis Ashore and he has no intention to reexamine the government policy concerning it.
Minju Joson Sunday in a commentary notes that the plan for deploying Aegis Ashore is a matter of sensitivity evoking strong opposition among the Japanese including residents in Akita and Yamaguchi prefectures in particular.
Youth league officials from Japan pay homage to great leaders
A delegation of officials of the Korean Youth League in Japan visited the statues of President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill on Saturday.
Members of the delegation laid a bouquet and made a bow before the statues.
Chinese children enjoy camping in DPRK
A camping group of Chinese children headed by Chen Wenping enjoyed camping in the DPRK between July 15 and 19.
Members of the camping group laid a floral basket at the statues of President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill.
UAW officials tour Mt Paektu area
Officials and primary information workers of the Union of Agricultural Workers from across the country made a study tour of the revolutionary battle sites in the area of Mt Paektu from July 11 to 20.
They left Hyesan for Pochonbo, where they placed a floral basket and bunches of flowers and made a bow before the statue of President Kim Il Sung on the bank of Karim Stream.
Production picks up in industries
The Kim Chaek Iron and Steel Complex successfully turned out iron and steel for major construction projects in a few days.
The oxygen blast furnace workshop shortened melting time and increased the output of molten iron per charge by applying a rational desulphurization method for lowering the content of sulphur.
Local election takes place in DPRK
The election of deputies to provincial (municipal), city (district) and county people’s assemblies of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea was successfully held on Sunday.
According to data available at the Central Election Guidance Committee, 99.98 percent of electors participated in voting, except those on foreign tour or working in oceans.
Choe Ryong Hae meets head of Cuban institute
Choe Ryong Hae, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first vice-chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and president of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly, met and had a talk with Fernando Gonzalez Llort, president of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples, and his companion who paid a courtesy call on him at the Mansudae Assembly Hall on Friday.
Venezuelan youth delegation visits Mangyongdae
The delegation of the National Leadership of the Youth of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela headed by its Secretary General Rodbexa Poleo visited Mangyongdae, the birthplace of President Kim Il Sung.
Being briefed on the old home of the President in Mangyongdae where he was born and spent his childhood while nurturing the great intention to make revolution, members of the delegation made rounds of the historical relics preserved there.
Labour innovators in textile industry tour Pyongyang
Many workers in the field of textile industry attained the goal of the five-year strategy for national economic development ahead of schedule.
Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un highly praised their feats of labor and saw that they have a good time touring Pyongyang.
Senior Party and government officials go to polls
Senior Party and government officials went to the polls in different parts of the country on Sunday to join electors in the election of deputies to provincial (municipal), city (district) and county people’s assemblies.
Choe Ryong Hae, Pak Pong Ju, Kim Jae Ryong and other senior officials of the Party and government voted for candidates registered at relevant constituencies.
President Kim Il Sung’s exploits for war victory praised by Swiss organizations
The Swiss Organizing Committee for the International Festival in Praise of the Great Persons of Mt Paektu, the Switzerland-Korea Committee and the Swiss Group for the Study of the Juche Idea released a joint statement on July 13 to mark the 66th anniversary of the Korean people’s victory in the Fatherland Liberation War.
The statement said: