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Excavation reaches 63% level, concrete tamping begins for hospital project

Pyongyang Times, April 2, 2020 — Amid the fierce competition between the construction units involved in the construction of the Pyongyang General Hospital, the excavation for foundations has reached the 63 percent level and concrete laying of the foundations is being pushed ahead simultaneously.

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Service personnel, people vow to complete construction project on time

Pyongyang Times, June 7, 2018 — The meeting was attended by Vice-Premier Ro Tu Chol who is chairman of the State Planning Commission, relevant officials, soldiers and other builders. Also present there were Army General Kim Su Gil, director of the General Political Bureau of the Korean People’s Army, and other officials from military organs. […]

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Landscaping in full swing for tourist zone project

Pyongyang Times, March 14, 2018: Landscaping is making headway in the Wonsan-Kalma coastal tourist zone project. Working people and builders across the country are scrupulously doing the work from supply of saplings to planting. The Central Tree Nursery under the Ministry of Land and Environment Protection has ensured a timely supply of saplings and flowering […]

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Wonsan-Kalma area shows promise as seaside resort

Pyongyang Times, February 1, 2018 — The development of the Wonsan-Kalma coastal tourist zone is a priority project in the DPRK this year. Seaside resorts are tourist destinations that are found by the coast. The most suitable places for them are those with conditions favourable for such seaside tourist activities as swimming, sunbathing, angling, yachting, […]

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Wonsan to develop as tourist city

Pyongyang Times, July 14, 2014 — The port city of Wonsan on the east coast of Korea is to be developed into a tourist city. There was a briefing on the Wonsan area development plan at the conference of experts in economic development zone held in May in Pyongyang. Wonsan, the capital of Kangwon Province, […]

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Int’l tourist zone to be built

Pyongyang Times, June 18, 2014 — The Wonsan-Mt. Kumgang area sits in Kangwon Province facing the East Sea of Korea. The area is home to tourist destinations, namely the celebrated mountain of Kumgang, Ullim Falls, top-class Masikryong Ski Resort and iconic Songdowon International Children’s Camp. The Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People’s Assembly released a […]