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Kim Jong Un pays floral tribute at the grave of Hyon Chol Hae

Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and president of the State Affairs of the DPRK, visited the Patriotic Martyrs Cemetery in Sinmi-ri on May 19 to mark the first anniversary of the demise of Hyon Chol Hae.

He was accompanied by Kang Sun Nam, minister of National Defence of the DPRK.

Kim Jong Un laid a flower at the grave of Hyon Chol Hae, recollecting the sincere and resolute appearance and praiseworthy life of the revolutionary soldier who remained boundlessly loyal to the cause of the Party with his genuinely revolutionary traits and noble humanity and devoted himself to the country, revolution and people without any slight affectation and selfishness.

He paid a silent tribute to the memory of Hyon, a son of the great DPRK and distinguished elder loyalist produced by the Juche revolution.

Looking at Hyon’s picture, Kim Jong Un had a conversation for a long time in his inmost heart with the beloved soldier he had never forgotten when the country was overcoming the worst difficulties and ushering in a new heyday in bolstering up the national defence capabilities as Hyon had always given him strength and courage while accompanying him.

Eighth Plenum of Eighth WPK Central Committee to be convened

May 29, 2023

The Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea decided to convene the Eighth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the WPK early in June to review the work of the Party and state administrative organs and the implementation of the national economic plans in the first half of 2023 and discuss the policy issues of weighty significance in the development of the Korean revolution.

A relevant resolution of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee was released on May 28. 

Socialist fields seethe with rice-transplantation

May 29, 2023

Socialist fields are bubbling with rice-transplantation.

On May 10, there was the first rice-transplantation of the country for this year in Wonhwa-ri of Phyongwon County, South Phyongan Province, which is associated with the immortal exploits of President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il. Working people and helpers in other parts of the country launch into rice-transplantation in the right time after making full preparations.

In the wake of holding a passing-on-technique conference at the Jasan Farm in Thongchon County, rural areas in Kangwon Province buckled down to rice-transplanting to bring about good results every day.

All out for rice-transplantation

May 29, 2023

Agriculture has been considered as the basis of everything and great effort directed to it since ancient times in Korea.

Though the hostile forces continue to impose harsh sanctions and blockade, the world food shortage gets more serious with the passage of time and natural disasters hit the country in succession at present, it can open up an age of comprehensive development of socialism full of courage and confidence when it has a large amount of rice. This is the stand the Workers’ Party of Korea consistently adheres to.

In particular, the Seventh Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the WPK held at the beginning of this year specified the tasks and ways to definitely put the agricultural production on a stable track of development in the near future and substantially strengthen the political, ideological, material and technical foundations of the rural communities.

North Phyongan carries out thousands of hectares of rice transplanting each day 

May 29, 2023

Agricultural officials and workers and supporters in North Phyongan Province have exerted themselves with the zeal to attain the grain production target for this year without fail and as a result they have carpeted thousands of hectares of paddy fields with rice seedlings every day and many farms in the province wrapped up rice transplanting.

The province is now conducting an information and motivation campaign to implant in the minds of the masses the idea that doing good farming constitutes the most crucial, top priority task at present and fire them with enthusiasm for supporting rural communities.

Many young people carry out annual and half-yearly economic plans

May 29, 2023

Young people throughout the country, who are taking the lead in making a breakthrough for the fulfilment of the five-year plan for national economic development, work hard to carry out their economic plans ahead of schedule.

More than 590 young men and women in different economic sectors including coal, light, fishing and timber industries fulfilled their yearly economic plans, while over 5 100 others carried out their half-yearly assignments.

In particular, amid the fierce campaign of learning from and overtaking others and swapping experience in the coal industry sector, over 4 100 young people executed their half-yearly plans earlier than planned.

KCNA: Dangerous US-south Korean military attempt at igniting fuse of nuclear war

May 29, 2023

The US and the south Korean puppet scoundrels are getting ever more desperate in their ceaseless war gamble which has gone beyond the threshold of another dangerous phase of escalating tension, though we keep an eye on them with patience.

The enemies launched the largest-ever "combined joint fire annihilation drill" in the area close to the Military Demarcation Line on May 25.

The drill to be conducted in five stages by June 15 is a very dangerous saber-rattling as its name denotes.

St Petersburg prolongs anti-epidemic measures

May 29, 2023

The St Petersburg city government in Russia on May 25 announced that it would prolong the anti-epidemic measures taken to check the spread of COVID-19 until August 31.

The mayor of the city signed the relevant document.

Accordingly, all events and meetings without special approval are to be prohibited and the measures related to anti-epidemic work, including mask wearing in public places, will continue to be in force.

Participants in internet show send flower basket to statues of DPRK leaders

May 28, 2023

The participants in the internet photo show held on the occasion of the 48th anniversary of President Kim Il Sung’s official visit to Algeria sent a basket of flowers to the statues of the President and Chairman Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill in Pyongyang. 

The flower basket was laid at the statues on May 26. 

Written on its ribbon were words reading: “The great HE Kim Il Sung and HE Kim Jong Il will always be with us!” 

'Airbase' attracts many citizens

May 28, 2023

An airplane-shaped structure in the Mirim area of Namsan-dong, Sadong District, Pyongyang, draws the attention of many people.

Resembling a plane about to take off, it is the Mirim Aviation Club.

Standing side by side with the Mirim Riding Club, it is also a leisure centre frequented by working people.

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