WHO expert: Highly infectious mutated viruses are likely to appear

An expert of the World Health Organization asserted on January 23 that mutated viruses more infectious than ο mutant are very likely to appear.

The expert said that there will be a greater possibility for ο virus to mutate again along with the wider spread of the mutant and that it is quite possible that menacing mutants would come into being in the future.

Women’s union members meet for plenum

An enlarged meeting of the Fourth Plenary Meeting of the Seventh Central Committee of the Socialist Women’s Union of Korea was held on January 25 through the video conference system.

It was attended by members and alternate members of the SWUK Central Committee.

Support programs help education for juveniles

A child studies arithmetic with the help of a mathematics study support program.

Programs are researched and developed to actively introduce them into educational practice in the DPRK.

Intensive transport of cement begins as part of local construction

Concentrated transport of cement to cities and counties has been arranged in the country.

The major cement producers are waging a campaign to turn out a large amount of cement necessary for local construction.

First triplets of the year are born

The first triplets of this year were born on January 14 at the Pyongyang Maternity Hospital.

They are the 523rd triplets who were born at the hospital.

Cuban President underscores need to develop sugar industry

Cuban President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez stressed the need to restore and develop the sugar industry to improve the people’s livelihood at the talk with officials in the sector of local industry on January 20.

Then more jobs will be created for many people, he said, adding that it is needed to carry out production plans by planting more sugar cane in the future and giving full play to the production capacity of the sugar industry.

Joint maritime military drill conducted

China, Russia and Iran staged a joint maritime military drill in the Sea of Oman from January 18 to 20.

Warships, various helicopters, drones and special forces were mobilized in the drill.

Disastrous meteorological and climate phenomena in 2021

Last year was recorded as a year in which dangerous meteorological and climate phenomena, including high temperatures, forest fires, typhoons and heavy rain, were exceptionally serious.

The World Meteorological Organization announced that the seven years from 2015 to 2021 were the period of highest temperature meteorological observation had ever recorded.

Symposium highlights achievements of Kim Jong Un

A central symposium was held on Tuesday to make an in-depth study of the greatness and immortal exploits of the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un.

It was attended by officials from central and Pyongyang Party and administrative organs and working people’s organizations and theoretical and information officials from military organs, the sectors of science, education, art and literature, the press and revolutionary relics preservation and institutions for training Party cadres.