Author Archives: Dermot Hudson

The Bank of the River Taedong in Pyongyang Gets More Beautiful Day by Day

The River Taedong is one of the famous rivers in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. It is 450.3 kilometres long. It rises in Mt. Rangnim in Taehung County of South Phyongan Province into the West Sea of Korea. Stemming from the river, Taedonggang Culture, one of the world’s five cultures, was created. The area […]

KCNA Report on Fulfillment of January National Economic Plan

Pyongyang, February 3 (KCNA) — The Korean Central News Agency on Friday released a report on the over-fulfillment of the January national economic plan in the DPRK for attaining the major goals for the new year. According to the report, the first-month production goals for attaining the major targets of the national economic development were […]

Japan’s Deployment of Long-range Missiles Is Suicidal Act: DPRK Foreign Ministry Researcher

Pyongyang, February 3 (KCNA) — Kim Sol Hwa, a researcher of the Institute for Japan Studies under the DPRK Foreign Ministry, issued the following article “A suicidal act of jumping into fire with brushwood”: Japan’s accelerated deployment of long-range missiles provokes the vigilance of the international community nowadays. For typical examples, Japan secured the approval […]

MA Spokesman on Cruise Missile Super-large Warhead Power Test and New-type Anti-aircraft Missile Test-fire

      Pyongyang, February 3 (KCNA) — The DPRK Missile Administration (MA) conducted a cruise missile super-large warhead power test and a new-type anti-aircraft missile test-fire in the West Sea of Korea on February 2. The tests are a part of the normal activities of the administration and its affiliated defence science institutes for […]

Traditional Musical Instruments of Korea

The Korean nation, with a 5 000-year history and time-honoured traditions, has created countless treasures in the musical and artistic field. Among them are traditional musical instruments embodying the people’s wisdom, talent and emotion. These instruments are diverse, numbering a few hundreds of kinds–tanso, jottae, thungso, saenap, phiri, kayagum, yanggum, janggo, puk, jing, etc. Many […]

Report of KPA General Staff

Pyongyang, January 31 (KCNA) — The Korean People’s Army (KPA) staged a drill of launching strategic cruise missile “Hwasal-2” in the West Sea of Korea on January 30. The drill made a contribution to checking the KPA’s rapid counterattack posture and improving its strategic striking capability and had no adverse effect on the security of […]