DEVELOPING SITUATION: Relations Between North Korea and Malaysia Deteriorate Further
North Korean diplomat Choe Son Hui (최선희), who is one of the few North Korean women holding a high-level office, has just confirmed reports that the US has been attempting unofficial talks. 조선민주주의인민공화국 최선희 외무성 제1부상 담화
Kim Yo Jong, vice department director of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea has issued her statement related to the US and South Korean joint military exercises. 김여정 조선로동당 중앙위원회 부부장 담화
The North Korean Military is known as the KPA (Korean People’s Army 조선인민군) and was founded 73 years ago today on 8th February, 1948. It originated from the Korean People’s Revolutionary Army, which was was established on 25 April 1932 by Kim Il Sung.
North Korea publishes English, Chinese, Japanese and Russian news very regularly. These publications are carefully written to convey only approved state messages. These publications are unlike international newspapers that are written with the individual journalist’s personal thoughts and emotional influences. North Korean publications therefore provide a direct link to the country’s strategic and tactical plans.
Clever Raccoon Dog is the most popular children’s cartoon in North Korea and you can find character statues in parks and playgrounds across the country.
A military parade was held at the Kim Il Sung Square on the evening of January 14th, 2021 to commemorate the 8th Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea. During the parade, Pyongyang unveiled it’s latest weapon, a submarine-launched ballistic missile. 2021년 1월 14일 저녁, 조선로동당 제8차대회 기념 열병식이 김일성광장에서 열렸다. 이 열병식에서 평양은 최신 무기인 잠수함발사 탄도미사일(수중전략탄도탄)을 공개했다.
Kim Jong Un has been unanimously elected as the “General Secretary” of the Workers’ Party, a post which was previously held by his late father and grandfather. Read all about the proceedings from the official North Korean perspective.
보도 자료: 조선로동당 제8차대회. 문서는 한국어 및 영어로 제공됩니다. North Korea just discussed their plans for the next few years. What does Kim Jong Un feel about the USA, South Korea and the neighboring countries? What are they going to do? What are we to expect in the next 5 years? Read all about it from the official press release by the Embassy of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in the Republic of Singapore regarding the Eighth Congress of Workers’ Party of Korea.
I have seen several of North Korea’s market grounds, known as “Jangmadang”. Foreigners rarely ever get to see them and those who are allowed to visit are forbidden from bringing any cameras or mobile phones. 내가 “장마당”이라 불리는 북조선의 시장터를 가본 곳이 대여섯 군데나 된다. 외국인들에게는 거의 공개가 되지 않을 뿐 아니라, 혹여 방문하게 되더라도 카메라나 휴대폰을 지참할 수가 없다. 여기의 장마당을 담은 사진들은 먼 거리에서 촬영한 것들이다.