President Xi refers to progress in poverty relief
Chinese President Xi Jinping at the national conference for reviewing the campaign to alleviate poverty and for commendation on February 25 referred to the important historic achievements the Communist Party and people of China made in the campaign by overcoming trials and difficulties in the past eight years.
The success in eradicating rural poverty is a significant contribution to achieving the target of building a comprehensively well-off society, he said.
Iranian FM voices full support for Syrian government
The Iranian foreign minister said in a telephone conversation with the Syrian minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates on February 26 that his country would make positive efforts to sustainably support Syria in different fields and in its efforts to ensure its security and stability including the anti-terror campaign.
KCNA-THE PYONGYANG TIMES
Chemical factories carry out production plans for February
The chemical industry sector implemented its production plan for February.
The Namhung Youth Chemical Complex simultaneously pushed production, a capacity expansion project and the upgrading of the sodium carbonate production process, raised the efficiency of compressor motor and corrected other defects in production processes and is now proceeding to increase fertilizer production day after day.
Coal industry sector hits production target
Different coal-mining complexes in the coal industry sector have finished their production tasks for February.
The Songnam, Hoean and Namdok youth coal mines of the Pukchang Area Youth Coal-mining Complex introduced various tunnelling methods to meet lithological conditions so as to overfulfil their daily production plans by 10 percent.
Tree nursery concentrates on science-based sapling production
The Central Tree Nursery under the Ministry of Land and Environment Protection concentrates its efforts on boosting the scientific level of sapling production.
The tree nursery completed a method of far shortening the fermentation time of substrate and introduced it into production to grow various kinds of trees healthily, including Pinus strobus and “Kumya black pine”.
Document for trampling on sovereignty of Korea
On February 27 1876, Japan forced the feudal Joson dynasty to ink the “Kanghwado Treaty” by dint of military threat, blackmail, deception and trick.
Claiming that Japan should conquer Korea by force of arms based on the “theory of the conquest of Korea” after the Meiji Restoration, Japan stepped up the preparations for an aggressive war against Korea. It was aimed at providing funds for the foundation of capitalism, while appeasing the samurai’s displeasure of the loss of feudal privileges and the anti-government sentiment of the broad masses of the Japanese.
Popular uprising demonstrates Koreans’ will to win back independence
President Kim Il Sung wrote in his reminiscences With the Century that the March First Popular Uprising in 1919 was an explosion of the pent-up anger and resentment of the Korean nation who had been subjected to extreme humiliation and mistreatment under the ten-year-long brutal “sabre rule” of Japanese imperialism.
When he was young, he joined the ranks of adult demonstrators and cheered for Korea’s independence.