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Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Factory

Last updated: April 27, 2021 The Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Factory (순천린비료공장) is a large fertilizer factory inaugurated by Kim Jong Un on May 1, 2020, in Sunchon, South Phyongan Province. As of April 2021, it is unclear if the factory is in regular production. Activity at the site points toward production delays. Origins The Sunchon […]

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Pyongyang General Hospital

Last updated March 16, 2021. Pyongyang General Hospital (평양종합병원) is a new, flagship hospital under construction in Pyongyang. It was announced on March 17, 2020, when Kim Jong Un attended a groundbreaking ceremony and set a 200-day construction schedule. The timeline positioned the hospital to be ready for the 75th anniversary of the Workers’ Party […]

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The Wonsan-Kalma Coastal Tourist Area

Last updated: December 29, 2020. The Wonsan-Kalma Coastal Tourist Area project is a large-scale tourist zone on the eastern coast of North Korea. The centerpiece of the project is the redevelopment of the Wonsan-Kalma Airfield and Kalma Peninsula into a modern airport and a tourist area with multiple high- and low-rise buildings along a 4 […]

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The Samjiyon City Project

The Samjiyon City project is one of North Korea’s largest redevelopment projects. It has involved the construction of the Hyesan-Samjiyon Railway, new power and telecommunications infrastructure, and the almost complete redevelopment of Samjiyon Township. Hundreds of new buildings have been constructed, two new railway stations added and many tourist and propaganda sites have been erected […]