Reed output nearly doubles
Reed output has gone up in Sindo County, North Phyongan Province, the DPRK this year.
According to data available, the county produced 10 tons of reed per hectare on an average, 18 tons to the maximum, thus raising the reed output nearly twice as against last year.
Old temple restored
Sogwang Temple in Solbong-ri, Kosan County, Kangwon Province, the DPRK, has been restored.
The temple with Taeung Hall and other buildings in their original state houses more than 10 Buddhist images and hundreds of Buddhist altar fittings and others.
Party information workers tour Rimyongsu area
Party information workers from across the country on a study tour of the revolutionary battle sites in the area of Mt Paektu toured the area of Rimyongsu on Thursday.
They placed bunches of flowers and paid tribute to the statue of President Kim Il Sung at Chongbong Bivouac.
US shoots itself in the foot: FM spokesman
“While the year-end time limit is coming nearer, the US continues to raise the level of its provocation against us,” a DPRK Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Thursday.
Such remarks came after US State Secretary Pompeo urged the DPRK to thoroughly implement the UN’s sanctions resolution on Tuesday. The following day the US spearheaded an open meeting of the UN Security Council, where it accused the DPRK again of its self-defensive arms programme.
Farmers meet to remember Chairman Kim Jong Il
Agricultural workers and members of the Union of Agricultural Workers of Korea met at the Jungdan Vegetables Cooperative Farm in Rangnang District, Pyongyang, on Thursday to mark the 8th anniversary of the demise of Chairman Kim Jong Il.
The meeting was attended by officials concerned, officials of the union and agricultural workers.
Provision of genuine human rights is needed
December 10 is World Human Rights Day.
On Dec 10 1948, the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with an aim of preventing human rights abuses.
Swedish ambassador presents credentials to Chairman Kim Jong Un
Swedish monarch Carl ⅩⅥ Gustaf has sent the credentials of the new Pyongyang-based Swedish ambassador to Kim Jong Un, chairman of the DPRK State Affairs Commission.
Upon the authorization of Kim Jong Un, Choe Ryong Hae, first vice-chairman of the State Affairs Commission and president of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly, received the credentials from Swedish Ambassador Per Joachim Bergstrom at the Mansudae Assembly Hall on Thursday.
More gold medals snatched at IWF World Cup
On Wednesday, the DPRK’s Rim Un Sim snatched 112kg and jerked 138kg to win three gold medals in the women’s 71kg category at the 2019 IWF World Cup in China.
In the women’s 59kg event, Choe Hyo Sim took the first place in the snatch and came second in the jerk to rank first in total, thus bagging two gold medals.
National sci-tech presentation in coal industry held
The national sci-tech presentation in the coal industry was held on Dec 10-11 at Phyongsong University of Coal Mining under the sponsorship of the Central Committee of the General Federation of Science and Technology of Korea.
It was attended by researchers, teachers, graduate students, three-revolution team members and field officials of different units including the State Academy of Sciences, the Academy of Coal Mining Science, Kim Chaek University of Technology and coal mines in the western area.
Digital economy and informatization zeal
With the introduction of information technology, people achieve good results in work on the basis of big data which could not be imagined previously.
Face, iris, skeleton and fingerprint recognition and machine translation programs and other artificial intelligence technologies help make human life more convenient and enjoyable.
Chinese journalists visit Pyongyang
A delegation of the All-China Journalists Association led by Executive Secretary and Executive Vice President Hu Xiaohan visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun on Thursday.
The visitors bowed to the statues of President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il in the palace.