Tag: #North Korea

DPRK and June 19

Left Review Online June 19, 2020

DPRK and June 19

On June 19, 1964, 56 years ago, Chairman Kim Jong Il of the National Defence Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, started working on the Central Committee of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea. Since then, radical turns were brought about in the work of the...More

WPK and June 19

Left Review Online June 19, 2020

WPK and June 19

On June 19, 1964 Kim Jong Il (1942-2011), the eternal General Secretary of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea, started working at the Central Committee of the Party. His start of working at the WPK Central Committee–this was of epochal significance in its development. His leadership enabled the...More

The DPRK Seen through Questions

Left Review Online May 25, 2020

The DPRK Seen through Questions

Those who visit the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea often encounter surprising realities. Are the Workers Really Living Here? There are sky-scraping apartment houses on Changjon Street with modern architectural beauty and workers’ dormitories...More

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un Guides Enlarged Meeting of WPK Central Military Commission

Left Review Online May 24, 2020

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un Guides Enlarged Meeting of WPK Central Military Commission

Pyongyang. The Fourth Enlarged Meeting of the Seventh Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK). The meeting was guided by supreme leader Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the WPK. The meeting took...More

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un Sends Greetings to Russian President Putin

Left Review Online May 12, 2020

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un Sends Greetings to Russian President Putin

Kathmandu. Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Saturday sent a message of greeting to Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, President of the Russian Federation on May 9, 2020. In his message, Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un extended his...More

New Pyongyang General Hospital for the people-oriented Public Health Service – Kim Jong Un

Left Review Online May 12, 2020

New Pyongyang General Hospital for the people-oriented Public Health Service – Kim Jong Un

Comrades, The Fifth Plenary Meeting of the Seventh Central Committee and the enlarged meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, both held recently, made an analysis of the situations facing our revolution and put forward correct fighting modes, tasks and...More

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un Sends Message to President Xi Jinping

Left Review Online May 09, 2020

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un Sends Message to President Xi Jinping

Kathmandu, May 8. Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un sent a verbal message to Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and president of the People's Republic of China, in connection with the fact that China is registering success in preventing the...More

President Kim Il Sung and Burchett

Left Review Online May 06, 2020

President Kim Il Sung and Burchett

President Kim Il Sung (1912–1994) of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea maintained close relations with many foreign figures in his lifetime. Among them was Wilfred Burchett, an Australian writer and journalist. In October 1975, when he met Burchett, Kim Il Sung said to him: You have devoted...More

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un inaugurates Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Factory

Left Review Online May 03, 2020

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un inaugurates Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Factory

Pyongyang. Marshal Kim Jong Un, supreme leader of the Korean people has cut tape for completion of Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Factory on May 2, 2020. Smashing all the rumours of his death by the reactionaries and their puppet media into the dust, Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, chairman of...More

Is Any Change Expected in the DPRK?

Left Review Online April 29, 2020

Is Any Change Expected in the DPRK?

Some Western countries are painting the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea as an isolated country without any development, describing it as “the most isolated and closed country” and a “totalitarian state” and stressing the “need to induce its change.” Is the DPRK really stagnant and isolated from the...More

Supreme Leader breaks the ground for building Pyongyang General Hospital

Left Review Online March 23, 2020

Supreme Leader breaks the ground for building Pyongyang General Hospital

Pyongyang. Supreme Leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un said that the Pyongyang General Hospital is being constructed to develop the socialist public health system of the DPRK by consolidating and developing its public health sector with a significant leap forward making this...More

China-Russia initiative aims at easing humanitarian woes in North Korea

Oleg Ivanov December 30, 2019

China-Russia initiative aims at easing humanitarian woes in North Korea

In 2006, North Korea tested a nuclear weapon for the first time. Obviously, one of the major reasons was the fear to ward off threats to its government from the United States that never spared a regime opposed to Washington. Since sanctions have driven Pyongyang to keep testing...More

Action needed as North Korea deadline looms

Zhan Debin December 13, 2019

Action needed as North Korea deadline looms

There are only three weeks left for the year-end deadline set by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for negotiations with the United States to resolve the Korean Peninsula nuclear standoff. If the US cannot offer a plan satisfactory to both sides, North Korea has warned it will take...More

Policy speech by supreme leader Kim Jong Un “On Socialist Construction”

Left Review Online April 15, 2019

Policy speech by supreme leader Kim Jong Un “On Socialist Construction”

Dear Deputies, The First Session of the 14th Supreme People's Assembly of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea is convened at a time when the prestige and strength of our Republic advancing along the road of independence are being demonstrated to the full and its socialist construction has...More

Despite similarities, why North Korea may not adopt the ‘Vietnam model’

Li Chunfu for Global Times March 10, 2019

Despite similarities, why North Korea may not adopt the ‘Vietnam model’

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un stayed in Vietnam for two more days in early March after his second summit with US President Donald Trump in Hanoi. In his meeting with Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong, Kim sought to promote mutual understanding and share experiences with Vietnam on nation-building...More