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Glauberite-based soda production line to be renovated

Glauberite-based soda production line to be renovated

The Namhung Youth Chemical Complex is pressing on with the renovation of the sodium carbonate production line based on glauberite.

Pyongyang Times February 20, 2020

The Namhung Youth Chemical Complex is pressing on with the renovation of the sodium carbonate production line based on glauberite.

Point of contact-free railway extends

Point of contact-free railway extends

According to Jang Won Sang, an official of the Ministry of Railways, thousands of kilometres of railways have been replaced with

Pyongyang Times February 20, 2020

According to Jang Won Sang, an official of the Ministry of Railways, thousands of kilometres of railways have been replaced with

Tools and finishing materials on show

Tools and finishing materials on show

At the site of the third stage of Samjiyon City reconstruction there were a parade of transport means and an exhibition of

Pyongyang Times February 20, 2020

At the site of the third stage of Samjiyon City reconstruction there were a parade of transport means and an exhibition of

Over 300 fishing boats repaired

Over 300 fishing boats repaired

More than 300 fishing vessels were repaired by the fishery sector in the West Sea area during the winter ship-repair season in the

Pyongyang Times February 20, 2020

More than 300 fishing vessels were repaired by the fishery sector in the West Sea area during the winter ship-repair season in the

President Kim Il Sung hailed in India, Cambodia

President Kim Il Sung hailed in India, Cambodia

Indian newspaper Ocean News Point ran a special feature to mark the DPRK’s Army Day, in which it said President Kim Il Sung

Pyongyang Times February 20, 2020

Indian newspaper Ocean News Point ran a special feature to mark the DPRK’s Army Day, in which it said President Kim Il Sung

Russia reacts to US attempt at sanctions

Russia reacts to US attempt at sanctions

Shortly ago, Dmitri Peskov, Russian president’s press secretary, said in an interview that Russia would evaluate every specific

Pyongyang Times February 20, 2020

Shortly ago, Dmitri Peskov, Russian president’s press secretary, said in an interview that Russia would evaluate every specific

Big Daddy dedicates himself to community

Big Daddy dedicates himself to community

Ri Yong Thaek, an old man living in Taedonggang District, Pyongyang, is earning high respect from residents as “Our Big

Pyongyang Times February 20, 2020

Ri Yong Thaek, an old man living in Taedonggang District, Pyongyang, is earning high respect from residents as “Our Big

First quarterly plan overfufilled by 20 percent

First quarterly plan overfufilled by 20 percent

The Wonsan Disabled Soldiers’ Essential Plastic Goods Factory in Kangwon Province has recently made and installed new types of

Pyongyang Times February 20, 2020

The Wonsan Disabled Soldiers’ Essential Plastic Goods Factory in Kangwon Province has recently made and installed new types of

Zimbabwe rejects USD to promote national currency

Zimbabwe rejects USD to promote national currency

The Zimbabwean reserve bank on Feb 17 said that the current good prospect of economic growth, low inflation and maintenance of

Pyongyang Times February 20, 2020

The Zimbabwean reserve bank on Feb 17 said that the current good prospect of economic growth, low inflation and maintenance of

Prevention and control efforts make headway

Prevention and control efforts make headway

Researchers of the Sports Medical Science Institute under the Academy of Sports Science are concentrating efforts on completely

Pyongyang Times February 20, 2020

Researchers of the Sports Medical Science Institute under the Academy of Sports Science are concentrating efforts on completely

Monthly school shutdown declared due to COVID-19

Monthly school shutdown declared due to COVID-19

As part of the effort for prevention of COVID-19, the DPRK declared a school vacation from Feb 20 to Mar 20 for all the students

Pyongyang Times February 20, 2020

As part of the effort for prevention of COVID-19, the DPRK declared a school vacation from Feb 20 to Mar 20 for all the students

Hundreds of tons of kelp collected every day

Hundreds of tons of kelp collected every day

Kelp harvesting is in full swing at offshore culture stations on the west coast of the DPRK.

Pyongyang Times February 20, 2020

Kelp harvesting is in full swing at offshore culture stations on the west coast of the DPRK.

Iranian President: Iran will never yield to US pressure

Iranian President: Iran will never yield to US pressure

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in a press conference on Feb 16, said that the US strategy of maximum pressure against Iran is

Pyongyang Times February 19, 2020

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in a press conference on Feb 16, said that the US strategy of maximum pressure against Iran is

Russia condemns EU for lack of independence

Russia condemns EU for lack of independence

Constantin Kosachev, chairman of the International Affairs Committee of the Russian Federation Council, in an article he recently

Pyongyang Times February 19, 2020

Constantin Kosachev, chairman of the International Affairs Committee of the Russian Federation Council, in an article he recently

Syrian force seizes strategic highway from rebels

Syrian force seizes strategic highway from rebels

The Syrian government forces, after a weeks-long battle in the country area of Idlib and Aleppo, seized the control over the

Pyongyang Times February 19, 2020

The Syrian government forces, after a weeks-long battle in the country area of Idlib and Aleppo, seized the control over the

US blamed for killing by drones

US blamed for killing by drones

The US foreign policy think-tank, Randolph Bourne institute, recently exposed the man-killing the US forces committed using drones

Pyongyang Times February 19, 2020

The US foreign policy think-tank, Randolph Bourne institute, recently exposed the man-killing the US forces committed using drones

LKP branded as parasitic party

LKP branded as parasitic party

The solidarity for people’s sovereignty and the youth party of south Korea on Feb 13 held a news conference in front of the

Pyongyang Times February 19, 2020

The solidarity for people’s sovereignty and the youth party of south Korea on Feb 13 held a news conference in front of the

Potential COVID remedy developed

Potential COVID remedy developed

Researchers at Pyongyang University of Medical Sciences have developed a PIDOLIC acid cold gel that is efficacious for the

Pyongyang Times February 19, 2020

Researchers at Pyongyang University of Medical Sciences have developed a PIDOLIC acid cold gel that is efficacious for the

Spy satellite launch tells what

Spy satellite launch tells what

On Feb 9 Japan sent latest spy satellite Optical 7 into space. Earlier, Russian newspaper Rossiskaya Gazeta said that the new

Pyongyang Times February 19, 2020

On Feb 9 Japan sent latest spy satellite Optical 7 into space. Earlier, Russian newspaper Rossiskaya Gazeta said that the new

Venezuela stages military drills

Venezuela stages military drills

The Venezuelan army staged military exercises in the capital city of Caracas and other parts of the country on Feb 15. The recent

Pyongyang Times February 19, 2020

The Venezuelan army staged military exercises in the capital city of Caracas and other parts of the country on Feb 15. The recent

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