The first outcome of today’s inaugural session of the 13th
Supreme People’s Assembly (SPA) has seen Kim Jong Eun re-elected as 1st
Chairman of the Nati..
Many North Korean citizens will visit ancestral burial sites
tomorrow as the country marks the Cheongmyeong Day public holiday. Rumor has
it that a year of good luck will..
March 8th marks International Women’s Day. Like
other countries around the world, North Korea has designated the day as a public
holiday, and promotes it through the media...
The latest round of separated family reunions ended earlier today
with a “farewell reunion,” after which participants returned to their
respective countries. Partici..
The scene of separated family reunions, held yesterday for
the first time in 3 years and 4 months. Families from North and
South, reunited amidst floods of tears. Yet some..
A small number of Koreans will finally meet
elderly relatives this week as the two Koreas embark upon a fresh round of
separated family reunions, the first of its kind sinc..
For much of North Korean history, this Friday's holiday could not be openly celebrated in North Korea, because then-leader Kim Il Sung regarded Lunar [Chinese] New Year as a..
Between the end of autumn
harvest distribution in December and the following March, Chosun People’s Army servicemen must endure
the bitterness of winter training drills.&nb..
On January 7th, Rodong
Sinmun reported on a visit by Kim Jong Eun to a new refrigerated storage
facility for marine products. The facility is run by Unit 534 of t..
Elections for the Supreme People’s
Assembly (SPA; North Korea's state legislature) are fast approaching. On the 15th, Chosun Central News Agency
(KCNA) reported that e..