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Ground-breaking ceremony for building 10 000 flats at third stage in Hwasong area held
Respected Comrade Kim Jong Un attends ground-breaking ceremony

A grandiose construction project has been launched once again, demonstrating the correct implementation of construction of 50 000 flats in Pyongyang Municipality, which is being powerfully accelerated by the Workers’ Party of Korea as the most important task to turn Pyongyang, the capital city of the great Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, into an ideal city where the people's well-being and civilization of socialism are in full bloom and into the most beautiful city in the world where the might of a powerful country and its signal development are reflected.

A ground-breaking ceremony for 2024 project to build 10 000 flats in Pyongyang, the third-stage project, took place on February 23 in the Hwasong area, where new streets successfully applied with the Juche-oriented and people-oriented character peculiar to our Party and state, the unique charms and features of the Korean style and the development-oriented trend of modern architecture are built every year and a sea change brought about.

The venue of the ground-breaking ceremony, in which a grand construction project for determining the victory in carrying out the five-year plan for the capital city construction set forth at the Eighth Congress of the WPK will be declared, was filled with the soaring spirit of the military and civilian builders to more splendidly build monumental streets representing the era of Kim Jong Un in which changes are made through a dynamic and continuous struggle.

Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and president of the State Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, attended the ground-breaking ceremony.

When the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un arrived at the venue of the ceremony, all the participants broke into cheers of “hurrah!”, looking up to Kim Jong Un, the great artist of creation and benevolent father of the people who is ushering in a new era of stirring change and prosperity of the whole country with his rare wisdom and outstanding leadership.

Chairman Kim Jong Il remembered in Russia

February 28, 2024

The Maritime Territorial and Amur Regional branch committees of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation, the Central Committee of the All-Russia Lenin Young Communist League, the Sevastopol City Committee of the Lenin Young Communist League of the Russian Federation, the Association for the Study of the Juche Idea in Tynda City, a stamp company and other political parties, organizations and institutions of Russia held seminars, meetings, stamp exhibitions and other events from February 10 to 18 to mark the 82nd anniversary of the birth of Chairman Kim Jong Il.

Speeches were made at the events attended by personages of the relevant units and other people.

The first secretary of the Maritime Territorial Branch Committee of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation said that the great Comrade Kim Jong Il devoted his whole life to the country's prosperity and development and people's happiness, stressing that all his life dedicated to the country and people will be deeply kept in the hearts of the Korean people.

2024 national winter games close

February 28, 2024

The 2024 National Winter Games closed with due ceremony in the DPRK.

Women players of the Taesongsan Sports Club set two new national records in speed skating and short-track speed skating.

The closing ceremony was held at the ice hockey gymnasium of the Paektusan area sports village in the City of Samjiyon on February 26.

GFTUK delegation leaves for Brazil

February 28, 2024

A delegation of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea led by Pak In Chol, chairman of its Central Committee, left Pyongyang on February 26 to take part in the regular meeting of the Presidential Council of the World Federation of Trade Unions to be held in Sao Paulo City of Brazil. 

Korean youth delegation leaves for Russia

February 28, 2024

A DPRK youth delegation headed by Mun Chol, chairman of the Central Committee of the Socialist Patriotic Youth League, left Pyongyang on February 26 to take part in the World Festival of Youth to be held in Sochi of Russia.  

DPRK agro-technical delegation returns home

February 28, 2024

The DPRK's agro-technical delegation led by Kim Kwang Uk, president of the Academy of Agricultural Science, returned home by plane on February 26 after visiting Russia.  

Chollima spirit in new era

February 28, 2024

The Chollima spirit in the new era encourages the Korean people in their struggle for the DPRK’s rejuvenation and development.

Last year, workers of the Ryongsong Machine Complex, a leading machine-building base, performed a miracle, which they could not even think of in ordinary times, in the production of large compressors upholding the decisions set forth at a plenary meeting of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea.

The WPK named their fighting spirit the Chollima spirit in the new era.

Industrial design exhibition a focus of public interest

February 28, 2024

The Pyongyang municipal industrial design exhibition, which began on February 7 in celebration of the February holiday, is going on, attracting growing interest of the citizens.

"In February every year, industrial design exhibitions are held in all provinces to mark the birthday of Chairman Kim Jong Il. This is an important occasion in increasing public interest in industrial design and contributing to the development of the country’s economy and improvement of the people’s living standards," said Pae Kyong Nam, director of the Pyongyang municipal industrial design bureau.

On display in the current exhibition are more than 300 designs personally guided by the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un and some 800 designs, models, samples and products created by industrial design experts and fans and students.

Russian representative denounces West’s history distortion

February 28, 2024

The Russian permanent representative to the UN disclosed and denounced the West’s base acts of history distortion related to the Ukrainian crisis at a meeting of the UN General Assembly on February 23.

Pure truth is very disadvantageous for the Western fellows, he said, adding that when the truth is known, they will be compelled to accept the blame for having sparked off the Ukrainian crisis, egged the country on to prepare for a war with Russia for years and trained nationalists and neo-Nazis there. 

The spread of rumour that Russia is an aggressor and Ukraine is an innocent victim by turning black into white is in the interests of Western countries, he said.

Chinese FM decries US for violating its sovereignty

February 28, 2024

A spokeswoman for the Chinese foreign ministry in a press conference on February 22 denounced the US for violating its sovereignty as to the Taiwan issue. 

With regard to the US bid for selling tens of millions of dollars’ worth of munitions to Taiwan, she branded it as a violation of the One-China Principle and infringement upon China’s sovereignty and security interests. 

Saying the US should terminate the military connections with Taiwan, she announced that China would take resolute and powerful measures to safeguard the national sovereignty and territorial integrity. 

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