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Category Archives: Jagang KWP Provincial Committee

Kim Hyong Jik Death Anniversary, Revolutionary Site Marked

  The 90th anniversary of the death of Kim Hyong Jik, father of DPRK President and founder Kim Il Sung, was marked on June 5 (Sunday), along with the 50th … Continue reading


Chagang Provincial Party Conference Held

DPRK state media reported on April 20 (Wednesday) that the Chagang (Jagang) Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] Provincial Conference was held in the province’s capital Kanggye.  The conference was attended … Continue reading


Expanded Political Bureau Meeting Held

Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his visit to Ku’msusan at midnight on February 16   An expanded meeting of the Worker’s Party of Korea [WPK] Central Committee Political Bureau … Continue reading


Post and Telecom Workers Hold National Meeting

A national meeting of managers and workers in the DPRK’s post and telecommunications sector was held at the 25 April House of Culture in Pyongyang on 16 September (Monday).  Attending … Continue reading

09/18/2013 · Leave a comment

Pak Is Back

The DPRK’s leading official in the production of conventional and advanced weapons has reappeared following a four-month absence from state media.  Korean Workers’ Party [KWP] Secretary and National Defense Commission … Continue reading

09/10/2013 · Leave a comment

DPRK Documentary Film Shows Kim Jong Il Inspecting Nodong, KN-08 Missiles

To mark the 53rd anniversary of Military-First (So’ngun) Revolutionary Leadership, DPRK state media aired another installment of the documentary film series General Kim Jong Il’s Matchless Patriotic  Defense of the Country. … Continue reading

08/28/2013 · 4 Comments

DPRK Premier Visits Chemical Factory, Power Plant and Agricultural Science Exhibition

DPRK state media reported on 24 August (Saturday) that Premier Pak Pong Ju visited the Namhu’ng Youth Chemical Complex, the Ch’o’ngch’o’ngang Thermal Power Plant and an exhibition of the Academy … Continue reading

08/25/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Visits Jangjagang Machine Tools Plant and Delivers Speech

DPRK state media reported on 24 June (Monday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the Jangjagang Machine Tools Plant and attended a concert by the Moranbong Band after which … Continue reading

06/24/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Visits Kanggye Tractor Plant

DPRK state media reported on 21 June (Friday) that Kim Jong Un visited the Kanggye General Tractor Plant in Chagang Province.  He was accompanied by Choe Ryong Hae, Pak Tae … Continue reading

06/23/2013 · 4 Comments

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