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Category Archives: Ministry of Metallurgical Industry

Triplicate: PPJ On-Site Visits

DPRK state media reported on February 2 (Thursday) that State Affairs Commission Vice Chairman and DPRK Premier Pak Pong Ju (Pak Pong-chu) toured Kumso’ng Tractor Factory. Pak toured the factory … Continue reading

02/03/2017

Pak Pong Ju Visits Hwanghae Iron and Steel Complex… Again

  According to DPRK state media, State Affairs Commission vice chair and DPRK Premier Pak Pong Ju toured the Hwanghae Iron and Steel Complex on January 15, 2017 (Sunday). He … Continue reading

01/17/2017

Pak Pong Ju Tours Kim Jong Thae Locomotive Complex

  According to DPRK state media, State Affairs Commission vice chair and DPRK Premier Pak Pong Ju (Pak Pong-chu) toured the Kim Cho’ng-t’ae Locomotive Complex on December 22, 2016 (Thursday). … Continue reading

12/23/2016

Pak Pong Ju Visits Mines and Electric Complex

DPRK state media reported on November 29 (Tuesday) that State Affairs Commission Vice Chairman and Premier Pak Pong Ju [Pak Pong-chu] visited mines in and around South Hamgyo’ng Province.  Pak … Continue reading

11/29/2016

Pak Pong Ju Visits North Hamgyo’ng Province

  According to DPRK state media, State Affairs Commission (SAC) vice chairman and DPRK Premier Pak Pong Ju made a visit to flood damaged areas in North Hamgyo’ng Province, including Hoeryo’ng … Continue reading

10/18/2016

Old-New Mergers at Office #39 and Office #38?

Last week, Yonhap reported that the DPRK “is presumed to have combined the ruling party’s two units” which manage the so-called “Party funds.”  According to this brief news item, Office #38 … Continue reading

10/02/2016

Geological Workers’ National Meeting Held

A national meeting of active geological prospecting workers was held at the People’s Palace of Culture in Pyongyang on September 25 (Sunday).  Among those attending the meeting were DPRK Premier … Continue reading

09/28/2016

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