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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

DPRK Premier Tours Pyongyang Factories

DPRK state media reported on 14 December (Friday) that DPRK Cabinet Premier Choe Yong Rim visited a series of factories in Pyongyang where he “encouraged the workers in a high-pitched … Continue reading

12/14/2012 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Visits General Satellite Command and Control Center to Order U’nha-3 Launch

DPRK state media reported on 14 December (Friday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the General Satellite Command and Control Center in Sanum-dong in northern Pyongyang, one hour after … Continue reading

12/14/2012 · Leave a comment

Video Showing U’nha-3 Launch Released

DPRK state media issued an official report on 12 December (Wednesday) on the launch of the U’nha-3 carrier rocket from the Sohae Space Center earlier in the day.  The launch … Continue reading

12/12/2012 · Leave a comment

U’nha-3 Launch Window’s Sash Widened to 29 December

DPRK state media announced on 10 December (Monday) an seven-day extension to the U’nha-3’s launch period.  According to KCNA the Korean Committee for Space Technology [KCST] “decided to extend the … Continue reading

12/10/2012 · Leave a comment

Korea Committee for Space Technology Considers “Readjusting” U’nha-3 Launch Time

DPRK state media reported on 8 December (Saturday) that a spokesman for the Korean Committee for Space Technology [KCST] said that technicians and relevant experts at the Sohae Satellite Launch … Continue reading

12/08/2012 · Leave a comment

U’nha-3 Rocket Installation Complete

South Korean media reported on 5 December (Wednesday) that the installation of the U’nha-3 rocket was complete.  According to KBS an unnamed South Korean (ROK) military official said “circumstantial evidence … Continue reading

12/05/2012 · Leave a comment

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