politics-dprk

Kim Jong Un Inspects Pyongyang Trolley Bus Factory

Pyongyang, February 1 (KCNA) — Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un gave field guidance to the newly-remodeled Pyongyang Trolley Bus Factory. Looking at the factory with a bright smile on his face, he said that all buildings are neat and fine and environment around the factory is clean and it can be felt that much effort was made to do so. He went round the room for education in the revolutionary history and the room dedicated to the history of the factory. He noted that the Pyongyang Trolley Bus Factory was founded thanks to the noble intention of President Kim Il Sung who set forth a policy of operating trolley buses in the capital to make its citizens live in a cultured way in the pollution-free city. He said that the pictures of the President watching “Chollima-72″ ty...

Trial Run of New-type Trolley Bus Made in Presence of Kim Jong Un

Pyongyang, February 4 (KCNA) — A trial run of new-type trolley bus was conducted in the presence of respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, together with Ri Sol Ju. The Supreme Leader went round the city aboard a trolley bus at midnight despite his busy time, saying that he would feel easy when he personally examines the test of new-type trolley bus with which he acquainted himself during his recent visit to the remodeled Pyongyang Trolley Bus Factory. The trolley bus is comfortable and reliable as its damper and speed are good and it has no vibration and noise, he noted, appreciating its technical conditions. He feels easy and proud and great as it was made by our workers, he said, adding that he would be very glad and satisfied to see the products of the strength of self-reliance. St...

Military Parade Marks 70th Founding Anniversary of KPA

Pyongyang, February 9 (KCNA) — A grand military parade for celebrating the 70th founding anniversary of the Korean People’s Army was held at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang Thursday. Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, arrived at the square together with Ri Sol Ju. A ceremony of the guard of honor of the KPA services took place to greet respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un. When he appeared at the platform of the square together with Ri Sol Ju, all members of the parade burst into cheers of “Hurrah!” looking up to him, and chanted slogans “Kim Jong Un” and “Devoted Defence”. The Supreme Leader waved back to the...

Kim Jong Un Makes Congratulatory Speech at Military Parade

Pyongyang, February 9 (KCNA) — Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un made a congratulatory speech at the military parade for celebrating the 70th founding anniversary of the Korean People’s Army (KPA). In his speech he said February 8 when President Kim Il Sung founded the KPA, regular revolutionary armed forces, is a historic day of great significance in building the revolutionary armed forces and accomplishing the revolutionary cause of Juche, like April 25 when the President founded the Korean People’s Revolutionary Army (KPRA). The KPA is the revolutionary army which inherited the traditions of the anti-Japanese struggle with the indomitable revolutionary spirit, rich fighting experience and superb tactics of the KPRA, he said. Thanks to the foundation of the Juche-bas...

Kim Jong Un Meets DPRK High-Level Delegation

Pyongyang, February 13 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, Monday met members of the DPRK high-level delegation which visited the south side’s area to attend the opening ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympics. Present at the meeting were the members of the delegation including Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People’s Assembly, Kim Yo Jong, first vice department director of the WPK Central Committee, Choe Hwi, chairman of the National Sports Guidance Committee, Ri Son Gwon, chairman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country, and suite members. On hand were Vice-Chairman Kim Yong Chol a...

Kim Jong Un Has Photo Session with Members of Samjiyon Orchestra

Pyongyang, February 13 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, met and had a photo session with the members of the Samjiyon Orchestra which returned home after successful congratulatory art performances for the 23rd Winter Olympics in the south side’s region. He warmly congratulated the orchestra upon its successful performances that conveyed the warm mind of the people in the north hoping for the successful Winter Olympics and the national concord and delighted the fellow countrymen in the south. After receiving a report on the atmosphere of the venues of the performances and echoes from the members of the orchestra, he said he was pleased ...

Greetings to King of Thailand

Pyongyang, December 8 (KCNA) — Kim Yong Nam, Presidium member of the Political Bureau of the C.C., Workers’ Party of Korea and president of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK, on Dec. 5 sent a message of greeting to Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, king of Thailand, on the occasion of its national day. The message wished the king good heath and happiness and the people of Thailand prosperity. KCNA-

Presidium of Political Bureau of C.C., WPK Held

Pyongyang, September 3 (KCNA) — The Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea was convened in the morning on September 3, Juche 106 (2017). Present there were Kim Jong Un, Kim Yong Nam, Hwang Pyong So, Pak Pong Ju and Choe Ryong Hae who are Presidium members of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee. The Presidium first analyzed and estimated the current international political situation and the military tension created on the Korean peninsula. Then they heard a report about the study on nuclear weaponization made by the Nuclear Weapons Institute of the DPRK, and discussed the issue of conducting test of H-bomb for ICBM as part of the efforts to attain the final goal of completing the state nuclear force set forth at th...

FM delegation visits the Philippines

A DPRK Foreign Ministry delegation headed by vice-minister Choe Hui Chol visited the Philippines on July 26. Choe Hui Chol met and talked with his Philippine counterpart. Both sides shared in-depth views on improving bilateral friendly and cooperative ties in line with the current situation and other regional and international issues of mutual concern. The DPRK side underlined the validity of the country’s self-defensive military buildup and achievements in the efforts to build a thriving socialist nation, and reaffirmed its stand to bolster up relations in different fields. The Philippine side said that the DPRK delegation’s visit serves as an occasion in boosting bilateral ties, and pointed to the need to promote support and cooperation between the member nations of the ASEAN Regional Fo...

Supreme Leader attends banquet to celebrate second ICMB launch

The Central Committee and the Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea hosted a lavish banquet on July 30 at the Mokran House to celebrate the country’s second test launch of ICBM Hwasong 14. Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the DPRK State Affairs Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, attended the banquet. The personnel who contributed to the second test launch were invited to the event. Among the participants were Ri Man Gon, Ri Pyong Chol and other senior officials. The astounding success in another ICBM launch in a little over 20 days marks a megaevent that speaks for itself—the leapfrog development and great potential of the Juche-based missile industry and the invincible spirit of heroic Korea, Ri Man Gon, vice...

DPRK succeeds in launching another ICBM, Kim Jong Un directs the test launch

The second test launch of ICBM Hwasong 14 was successfully conducted late on July 28 under the direct guidance of Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the DPRK State Affairs Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army. The Supreme Leader came out to the site to oversee the test launch. He was accompanied by Ri Pyong Chol, Kim Rak Gyom, Kim Jong Sik, Jang Chang Ha, Jon Il Ho, Yu Jin and Jo Yong Won. He set the country’s missile research sector a militant task of conducting in the earliest possible time another test in simulation of the maximum range of ICBM Hwasong 14 to recheck the reliability of the overall weapon system. During the preparations he kept abreast of them every day, gave detailed instructions and came out to the launch site to ov...

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