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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

04/26/2016

DPRK Premier Visits Hwanghae Iron and Steel Complex and Ch’o’llima Steel Complex

DPRK state media reported on March 26 (Saturday) that Premier Pak Pong Ju (Pak Pong-chu) visited the Hwanghae Iron and Steel Complex in So’ngrim, North Hwanghae Province and the Ch’o’llima … Continue reading

03/27/2016

Pak Pong Ju Visits Industrial Sites in S. Hamgyo’ng

DPRK state media reported on February 18 (Thursday) that Premier Pak Pong Ju (Pak Po’ng-chu) visited industrial sites in South Hamgyo’ng Province.  Pak toured and surveyed Hu’ngnam Fertilizer Complex, the … Continue reading

02/21/2016

DPRK Premier Visits Power Station and Chemical Factory

DPRK state media reported on 5 November (Tuesday) that Premier Pak Pong Ju visited the Sunch’o’n Chemical Factory, Pukch’ang Thermal Power Complex and the To’kch’o’n Area Coal Mining Complex . … Continue reading

11/05/2013 · Leave a comment

DPRK Premier Visits PY Autumn International Trade Fair

DPRK Premier Pak Pong Ju toured the 9th Pyongyang Autumn International Trade Fair on 24 September (Tuesday).  According to KCNA, Pak looked at “CNC [computer numerical control] lathes, automobiles, tractors, … Continue reading

09/25/2013 · 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 Tanch’o’n and Komdok Mines

DPRK state media reported on 24 June (Monday) that DPRK Cabinet Premier Pak Pong Ju visited the Komdok mining area and sites in Tanch’o’n, South Hamgyo’ng Province.  Pak’s first visits … Continue reading

06/24/2013 · Leave a comment

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