Press Release: Statement of Director of Research Institute for Nutrition Care of Children of DPRK 2021-04-06

North Korean research institute vehemently denounces UN reports of North Korean children suffering from malnutrition. In the press release, there was no name stated to identify the director of this research institute.

PRESS RELEASE: Statement of First Vice Foreign Minister of DPRK

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

Vehicle License Plates of North Korea

Through my travels around North Korea, I’ve observed several different types of vehicle license plates. The Korean prefix before the numbers all represent the province which the vehicle comes from. Naturally, the prefix you’ll see the most often is “평양” because it stands for Pyongyang and that’s the area with the largest automobile numbers. The license plates are differentiated by color with each color representing a different category.
제가 북한을 두루 여행하는 동안 관찰한 여러종류의 차량번호판에 대해 이야기해보겠습니다. 숫자 앞에 있는 조선어는 그 차량이 등록된 지역을 말합니다. 번호판에 ‘평양’이라는 글자를 가장 많이 볼수 있는데요, 그 이유는 평양이 가장 많은 차량이 등록된 곳이기 때문에 그렇습니다. 차량 번호판은 색상으로도 구분할수 있고, 각각의 색상으로 차량의 범주를 알수 있습니다.