New type of smelting process set up
Recently, the Kim Chaek Iron and Steel Complex has completed a molten iron smelting process of a new type and carried out a successful no-load trial operation.
The new smelting process has an improved desulphurization effect and ensures smooth ingot casting.
Industrial establishments hit Q1 targets
Metallurgical factories have carried out their assignments for the first quarter of the year, according to information available.
The Posan Iron Works produced refractory, improved the quality of products and repaired revolving furnaces, while implementing its plan.
Preparations for fruit farming make headway
Kwail County of South Hwanghae Province has recently built a phosphate fertilizer factory that turns out the fertilizer badly needed for fruit farming.
Its annual output is said to more than satisfy the county’s demand.
Nationwide assistance rendered to hospital construction project
The whole nation gives positive assistance to the construction of the Pyongyang General Hospital.
Pyongyang donated nearly 6 000 apparatuses and implements and well over ten thousand pieces of materials, while Nampho City offered hundreds of tons of materials in some 20 kinds.
Cuban FM decries US for wrecking peace and stability in Americas
Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla tweeted on Mar 26 that the US government is a threat to peace and stability in the Americas.
The US is nowadays conducting a smear campaign against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Moros as it put a bounty on offering information for his arrest.
Hwang’s nomination coup aimed at establishing dictatorship
There is a mad scramble for power among the south Korean conservative forces surrounding the nomination of candidates for the election of national assemblymen, or MPs.
Hwang Kyo An, representative of the United Future Party, replaced the high echelon of the Future Korea Party, a junior partner of the UFP, and all members of the nomination management committee with his close associates and nominated candidates for proportional representation again, contending that the FKP put the "talents" posted by him in the positions with no possibility of getting elected in the list of candidates for proportional representation.
S. Korean CSO urges probe into sinking of the Cheonan
According to south Korean internet paper Jaju Sibo, the Citizens Solidarity for Democratic Society in south Korea said that although the truth about the cause of the sinking of the warship Cheonan still remains uncovered, the authorities-led control of press activities and pressure continue surrounding the warship sinking,
In a commentary published on Mar 26, 10 years after the sinking of the warship, the organization demanded a reinvestigation into the incident, saying that the authorities should not check the expression of will and freedom of thinking for the reinvestigation.
Japan remains unchanged in ambition for military resurgence
Shortly ago, the Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force put into commission a newly-built Aegis-class destroyer Maya.
Japanese Defence Minister Kono said, at the ceremony to deliver the warship, that the deployment of the seventh Aegis-class warship would "improve the air defence capability of Japan", while talking about the "increase of military threats” from the DPRK and China.
US attempt to overturn Venezuelan government doomed to failure
“The US policy for overthrowing the Venezuelan government by force is doomed to failure,” said the Venezuelan Foreign Minister on Mar 26.
The remarks came after the US put a bounty on the arrest of Venezuelan President Maduro.
Tilling in full swing
The tilling of paddy and dry fields is going full steam ahead in farms across the DPRK.
The nationwide daily record of paddy field tillage is registered at 150 percent, while that of dry field tillage is around 120 percent.
Restaurant rises to fame with corn dishes
“The restaurant’s dishes have unique tastes and decorations. They make our mouth water at a glance and we cannot help wondering if they are really made of corn,” said Ri Sol Mi, a visitor to the Tongdaewon Special Corn Food Restaurant from Taedonggang District, Pyongyang.
The restaurant serves nearly 30 varieties of corn dishes including noodles, pastry and pancake, and they are very popular with diners.
Pyongyang citizens turn out for spring clean
A spring clean is underway in the form of anti-epidemic work in Pyongyang.
Central District finished tile-setting and painting of outer walls of dwelling houses, schools and public buildings and planted flowering shrubs in parks, playgrounds and resting places to improve the environs of streets and residential quarters.
Action for eliminating evil legacies launched in s. Korea
The People’s Joint Action and the Confederation of Trade Unions in south Korea on Mar 28 started practical actions including rallies to do away with the deep-seated evil legacies in the 253 regional constituencies for general election across south Korea, in front of the office building of the national assembly and in the Yongdungpho area of Seoul, according to south Korean newspaper Nodong and Segye.
At the rallies held via internet homepages due to COVID-19, the speakers said that the will of candlelight demonstrators to uproot deep-seated evils and build a new world for workers and popular masses has not yet been realized.
WHO appeals for directing efforts to essential medical supply
The director-general of the World Health Organization in a daily briefing on Mar 30 referred to the serious public health crisis caused by the spread of worldwide epidemic, before pointing to the need to cope with the spread and go on with offering indispensable medical services including routine vaccination, health protection of pregnant women and nursing mothers and treatment of various diseases.
All the countries need to increase the output of medical supplies and ensure the free distribution of essential medical supplies so as to fully satisfy the demand for them, he noted.