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Construction of Samjiyon County Progresses Apace in DPRK

Pyongyang, February 1 (KCNA) — It has been pushed forward in the DPRK to turn the Samjiyon County in Ryanggang Province into a model county of the country. The county is the native place of leader Kim Jong Il. The field headquarters of 216 Division has set the Hyesan-Samjiyon broad-gauge railway as a main thrust […]

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Kim Jong Un’s 2017 New Year Address: Full Korean text

RETURN TO SPEECH INDEX | ENGLISH TEXT As carried by the Korean Central News Agency. 친애하는 동지들! 우리는 주체혁명사에 일찌기 없었던 위대한 번영의 새 력사를 창조하며 하루하루를 격동적인 투쟁의 날과 날로 빛내인 2016년을 보내고 새해 2017년을 맞이합니다. 위대한 인민이 안아온 자랑찬 기적의 위대한 한해를 긍지높이 돌이켜보는 뜻깊은 이 자리에서 나는 당과 사상도 뜻도 의지도 하나가 […]

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Kim Jong Un’s 2017 New Year Address: Full English Text

RETURN TO SPEECH INDEX | KOREAN TEXT English translation by the Korean Central News Agency. Dear Comrades,     Having seen out 2016, in which we glorified each and every day with gigantic struggle, creating a new history of great prosperity unprecedented in the history of the Juche revolution, we are seeing in the new year 2017. […]

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Kim Jong Un’s 2017 New Year Address

FULL SPEECH TEXT: KOREAN | ENGLISH The 2017 speech was most notable for Kim Jong Un’s announcement that “We have reached the final stage in preparations to test-launch in intercontinental ballistic rocket.” The announcement followed two nuclear tests in 2016 and came less than a month before Donald Trump’s inauguration as President. It immediately highlighted […]

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김정은위원장 삼지연군의 여러 부문 사업 현지지도

(평양 11월 28일발 조선중앙통신)조선로동당 위원장이시며 조선민주주의인민공화국 국무위원회 위원장이시며 조선인민군 최고사령관이신 경애하는 김정은동지께서 삼지연군의 여러 부문 사업을 현지에서 지도하시였다. 조선로동당 중앙위원회 정치국 상무위원회 위원이며 조선민주주의인민공화국 국무위원회 부위원장이며 당중앙위원회 부위원장인 최룡해동지, 조선로동당 중앙위원회 부장 김용수동지가 동행하였다. 경애하는 김정은동지를 현지에서 조선로동당 량강도위원회 위원장 리상원동지, 삼지연군위원회 위원장 리철동지가 맞이하였다. 경애하는 김정은동지께서는 동행한 일군들과 함께 삼지연군에 정중히 모신 위대한 령도자 […]

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Kim Jong Un Provides Field Guidance to Various Fields of Samjiyon County

Pyongyang, November 28 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, gave field guidance to various fields of Samjiyon County. He together with officials accompanying him paid tribute to leader Kim Jong Il before […]

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Kim Jong Il’s Statue Erected in Samjiyon County

Samjiyon, September 23 (KCNA) — The statue of leader Kim Jong Il was unveiled in Samjiyon County with due ceremony on Friday. Present at the unveiling ceremony were Hwang Pyong So, Choe Ryong Hae, Kim Ki Nam, officials concerned, officials of the units which made contributions to erecting the statue, those of merits, shock brigade […]

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Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un’s Report to the Seventh Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea on the Work of the Central Committee (Full Text)

Kim Jong Un     Report to the Seventh Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea     on the Work of the Central Committee     Dear comrades,     The decades since the Sixth Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea have been a period of the most severe struggle and a glorious era of victory when a great […]

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Kim Jong Un Provides Field Guidance to Paektusan Hero Youth Power Station No. 3

Pyongyang, April 23 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, provided field guidance to the Paektusan Hero Youth Power Station No. 3 successfully completed as a gift of loyalty which young […]

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Broad-gauge Railway Project Progresses Apace in DPRK

Pyongyang, March 21 (KCNA) — The construction of Hyesan-Samjiyon broad-gauge railway is progressing apace in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. This project is aimed to spruce up Samjiyon County as befitting a center for education in the revolutionary traditions and provide better traffic conditions for visitors to the historic sites and battle sites in […]