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DPRK Cabinet, Ministry of Railways, Ministry of Culture and KPISF Hold Party Conferences

DPRK state media reported on April 25 (Monday) that the Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] committees of the DPRK Cabinet, Korean People’s Internal Security Forces [KPISF], the Ministry of Railways … Continue reading


SPA Presidium Holds Plenary Meeting

The Supreme People’s Assembly [SPA] Presidium held its 9th plenary session [plenum] at Mansudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang on March 30 (Thursday).  Attending the meeting were SPA Presidium members and … Continue reading


Kim Jong Un Visits 11 May Factory, Views Mobile ‘Phone Handset

DPRK state media reported on 10 August (Saturday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) toured the 11 May Factory.  He was accompanied by Korean Workers’ Party [KWP] Deputy Department Directors … Continue reading

08/11/2013 · 1 Comment

A New Party Economic Department?

Radio Free Asia, citing two anonymous sources based in Chagang and Yanggang Provinces, reports that the Korean Workers’ Party [KWP] created a new department in June within the Central Committee … Continue reading

07/17/2013 · 1 Comment

DPRK Cabinet Holds Second Plenum

DPRK state media reported on 13 July (Saturday) that the DPRK Cabinet held its second plenary meeting (plenum) in 2013.  Neither Korean nor English news items on the Cabinet meeting … Continue reading

07/16/2013 · Leave a comment

DPRK Premier Visits Power Plant, Farm and Appliances Factory

DPRK state media reported on 1 July (Monday) that Cabinet Premier Pak Pong Ju visited the Pyongyang Thermal Power Complex, a cooperative farm in Kangwo’n Province and an electric appliances … Continue reading

07/02/2013 · Leave a comment

DPRK Premier Visits Coal Mine

DPRK state media reported on 29 April (Monday) that DPRK Cabinet Premier Pak Pong Ju visited the Sunch’o’n Area Youth Coal Mining Complex.  Pak was briefed about coal production at … Continue reading

04/29/2013 · Leave a comment

Two Academic Awards/Prize Ceremonies Held For Scientists in Pyongyang

DPRK state media reported on 6 February (Wednesday) that two academic award ceremonies were held in Pyongyang.  The 16 February Science and Technology  Prize held a ceremony at the People’s … Continue reading

02/06/2013 · Leave a comment

DPRK TV News Reports on Richardson-Schmidt Visit to Grand People’s Study House and KIS University

DPRK state media aired a brief story (33 seconds) at the end of its 9 January (Wednesday) television newscast which showed former Governor Bill Richardson, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, … Continue reading

01/10/2013 · 2 Comments

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