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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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Freight Transport for Wonsan-Kalma Coastal Tourist Area Brisk

Pyongyang, February 26 (KCNA) — A work is in full swing in the DPRK to transport materials badly needed for the construction of the Wonsan-Kalma coastal tourist area. The railway transport sector has so far carried tens of thousands of tons of cement, thousands of tons of steel, a large quantity of wood and gravels, […]

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Pak Pong Ju Inspects Wonsan-Kalma Coastal Tourist Area under Construction

Wonsan, February 12 (KCNA) — Premier Pak Pong Ju, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea and vice-chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK, made a field survey of the Wonsan-Kalma coastal tourist area under construction. Going round the construction site, he […]

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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-Kalma Coastal Tourist Area to Be Built in DPRK

Pyongyang, January 25 (KCNA) — A tourist resort is to be built in the Wonsan-Kalma coastal area in Kangwon Province, the DPRK on a large scale. The Wonsan-Kalma area is good for coastal tourism. The Kalma Peninsula in the southern part of Wonsan bay is the connecting bar formed with granite sand. The northern part […]

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Kim Jong Un Guides Contest of Air Commanding Officers of KPA Air and Anti-Air Force

Pyongyang, July 30 (KCNA) — Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army Kim Jong Un guided the “2015 combat aeronautics contest of air commanding officers of the Air and Anti-Air Force of the Korean People’s Army” which was held with splendor at the Kalma Airport, which has been rebuilt on an expansion basis, to mark the 62nd […]

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Briefing on Wonsan-Mt. Kumgang Int’l Tourist Zone to Be Given

Pyongyang, January 20 (KCNA) — A briefing on investment will be given in the DPRK in April-May to develop the Wonsan-Mt. Kumgang international tourist zone. A number of overseas Koreans and foreign investors have expressed their deep interest in the project. In this regard, KCNA had an interview with O Ung Gil, general manager of […]

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Wonsan-Mt. Kumgang Area with Great Potentials for Tourism

Pyongyang, November 6 (KCNA) — A project has been pushed ahead in the DPRK to develop Wonsan-Mt. Kumgang area into one of tourist destinations with increased investment in building its infrastructure. As already known, a general plan for the development of Wonsan-Mt. Kumgang area was unveiled at an international knowledge sharing on SEZs held in […]

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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 […]