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December 2005 North Korea Special Weapons News



  • Kim Jong Il Inspects KPA Combined Unit KCNA 31 Dec 2005 -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, inspected KPA Combined Unit 953.
  • Might of Singlehearted Unity Displayed in 2005 KCNA 30 Dec 2005 -- Juche 94 (2005) is a proud year when the entire officers and men of the Korean People's Army and people powerfully demonstrated once again the might of single-minded unity centering around the leader and the Party.
  • Rodong Sinmun on Bankruptcy of U.S. Policy of Hegemony and "Anti-Terrorist Strategy" KCNA 30 Dec 2005 -- This year the United States identified its policy for supremacy and "anti-terrorist strategy" with its foreign policy and has worked hard to carry them out but they have gone totally bankrupt. Rodong Sinmun today says this in a signed article.
  • Rodong Sinmun on National Independence and Cooperation KCNA 30 Dec 2005 -- National independence and cooperation are a powerful weapon to establish the sovereignty of the Korean nation free from outside domination and interference and propel the victorious advance of the cause of independent reunification.
  • Year of Great Victory in History of WPK and Country KCNA 30 Dec 2005 -- Rodong Sinmun Thursday in a signed article deals with the great successes the army and people of the DPRK have made in all fields of the building of a great prosperous powerful nation by bringing about a dynamic general advance in the Songun revolution under the wise leadership of Supreme Commander Kim Jong Il this significant year which celebrated the 60th anniversaries of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea and the liberation of Korea as grand festivals of victors.
  • Kim Jong Il Inspects KPA Unit KCNA 30 Dec 2005 -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, inspected KPA Unit 2651 honored with the title of O Jung Hup-led Seventh Regiment.
  • Ryongnam Ship Repair Factory Expanded KCNA 30 Dec 2005 -- The Ryongnam Ship Repair Factory of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea has been reconstructed on an expansion basis.
  • More Stock-breeding Farms Built KCNA 29 Dec 2005 -- A lot of stock-breeding bases have been built or reconstructed on an expansion basis in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea this year,the 60th birthday of the Workers' Party of Korea.
  • Juche 94 Adorned with Infinite Devotion and Great Leadership KCNA 29 Dec 2005 -- Leader Kim Jong Il of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea has continued field guidance from the beginning of the year.
  • Many Industrial Fine Art Works Created KCNA 29 Dec 2005 -- A lot of the industrial fine art works have been created in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
  • Rodong Sinmun on Establishing Juche in Ideological Work KCNA 29 Dec 2005 -- Rodong Sinmun today dedicates a signed article to the 50th anniversary of the publication of President Kim Il Sung's famous work "On Eliminating Dogmatism and Formalism and Establishing Juche in Ideological Work".
  • Weekly on North Korea (Dec. 23-29, 2005) ROK Ministry of Unification
  • "Resolution on Human Rights" against DPRK Rejected KCNA 28 Dec 2005 -- The permanent mission of the DPRK in the UN Secretariat and international organizations in Geneva called a press conference on Dec. 15 in connection with the more frantic U.S.-led anti-DPRK "human rights racket".
  • Rodong Sinmun on U.S. Smear Campaign against DPRK KCNA 28 Dec 2005 -- Rodong Sinmun today in a signed commentary denounces the U.S. political, economic and military pressure on the DPRK as a shameless campaign which can be made only by those who dream of stifling its system, quite indifferent to the settlement of the nuclear issue.
  • Constitutional Day of DPRK Marked KCNA 28 Dec 2005 -- Papers here today carry editorials on the occasion of the constitutional day of the DPRK.
  • U.S. Dangerous Moves for War Denounced KCNA 28 Dec 2005 -- .S. President Bush's repeated insistence on the justification of the doctrine on "preemptive attack" is an open declaration of expansion of a "war against terrorism" and the U.S. military aggression of other countries.
  • DPRK Government Delegation Returns Home KCNA 28 Dec 2005 -- DPRK government delegation headed by Ro Tu Chol, vice-premier of the Cabinet, returned home today after winding up its China visit at the invitation of the Chinese government.
  • Light Industrial Factories Updated KCNA 28 Dec 2005 -- Efforts have been made to renovate light industrial factories for the betterment of the people's living standard in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
  • True Colors of "Democracy" Seen through Constitution (2) -Equal Rights of People - KCNA 28 Dec 2005 -- The equal rights and social and cultural freedom of the citizens are an important issue related to the existence and development of people.
  • Premier of Chinese State Council on Boosting Sino-Korean Relations of Friendship and Cooperation KCNA 28 Dec 2005 -- It is the strategic policy of China to develop the friendly and cooperative relations with the DPRK and we will invariably maintain this policy to further consolidate and develop the friendly and cooperative relations between the Workers' Party of Korea and the Communist Party of China and between the two countries.
  • DPRK-Japan Inter-governmental Contacts Made KCNA 27 Dec 2005 -- A report on the DPRK-Japan inter-governmental contacts was made public on Dec. 25.
  • Anniversary of Kim Jong Il's Work Marked KCNA 27 Dec 2005 -- Rodong Sinmun Monday dedicates a signed article to the 10th anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il's famous work "Respecting the Forerunners of the Revolution Is a Noble Moral Obligation of Revolutionaries".
  • Kim Il Sung Constitution KCNA 27 Dec 2005 -- The Korean people greet the Constitution Day (December 27) with great pride of having Kim Il Sung Constitution, the first of its kind in the world history of constitution establishment.
  • True Colors of "Democracy" Seen through Constitution (1) KCNA 27 Dec 2005 -- The U.S. is trying harder to spread the American way of "democracy" in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea under the pretext of ensuring "freedom", "equality" and "human rights".
  • Coal Production Goes up in DPRK KCNA 27 Dec 2005 -- Efforts are being made to ardon this year with fine labor feats at collieries throughout the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
  • Malarkey of S. Korean Defence Minister Assailed KCNA 26 Dec 2005 -- Some days ago, the south Korean defence minister expressed "thanks," talking nonsense that the U.S. troops in south Korea are a "symbol of the south Korea-U.S. alliance" and the presence of the U.S. Second Division in south Korea is "great fortune" for south Korea in the wake of his reckless remarks that the "military threat from the north remains unchanged."
  • DPRK Vice-Premier Meets His Chinese Counterpart KCNA 26 Dec 2005 -- Vice-Premier Ro Tu Chol who is leading the DPRK government delegation on a visit to China met and had a friendly talk with his Chinese counterpart Zeng Peiyan, who is Politburo member of the C.C., Communist Party of China, at the Great Hall of the People here today.
  • 61st Volume of "Complete Collection of Kim Il Sung's Works" Published KCNA 26 Dec 2005 -- The Publishing House of the Workers' Party of Korea brought out the 61st volume of the "Complete Collection of Kim Il Sung's Works," a library of the great Juche idea which systematically and comprehensively deals with the famous works of President Kim Il Sung in a chronological order.
  • Government Delegation of DPRK Leaves for China KCNA 26 Dec 2005 -- A government delegation of the DPRK headed by Ro Tu Chol, vice-premier of the Cabinet, left here Saturday to visit China at the invitation of the government of the People's Republic of China.
  • Agreement on Joint Oil Exploitation Inked between DPRK and China KCNA 26 Dec 2005 -- An agreement on joint oil exploitation on the sea was signed between the governments of the DPRK and China through friendly negotiations.
  • KCNA Blasts Japan's Fresh "Abduction" Racket KCNA 26 Dec 2005 -- As already well known to the world, the Japanese reactionaries have worked hard to garner support from the international community, clamoring for solving the "abduction issue" in the past.
  • Japan Says North Korea Agrees to 3 Sets of Teams for Talks VOA 25 Dec 2005 -- Japanese officials say two days of talks with their North Korean counterparts in Beijing have led to a breakthrough concerning unresolved issues between the countries.
  • Weekly on North Korea ROK National Intelligence Service Dec. 19 - Dec. 25, 2005
  • Functions of Youths and Students of DPRK Held KCNA 24 Dec 2005 -- A meeting of youths and students was held at the Central Youth Hall on Dec. 22 to celebrate the 14th anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il's assumption of office as supreme commander of the Korean People's Army.
  • Taean Friendship Glass Factory Built on Best Place KCNA 24 Dec 2005 -- Taean Friendship Glass Factory has turned out quality plate glass of hundreds of thousands of square meters in the two months since its commissioning.
  • Noble Moral Obligation Prevails in DPRK KCNA 24 Dec 2005 -- December 25 is the tenth anniversary of the publication of leader Kim Jong Il's famous work "Respecting the Forerunners of the Revolution Is a Noble Moral Obligation of Revolutionaries".
  • National Meeting Marks 14th Anniversary of Kim Jong Il's Assumption of Office as KPA Supreme Commander KCNA 24 Dec 2005 -- A national meeting to mark the 14th anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il's assumption of office as supreme commander of the Korean People's Army took place at the April 25 House of Culture on Dec. 23.
  • State Citations Awarded to Participants in Torchlight Procession KCNA 24 Dec 2005 -- A decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Peoples' Assembly of the DPRK on conferring state citations upon the participants in the torchlight procession held to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea was promulgated on Wednesday.
  • Kim Jong Il Gives Field Guidance to New Pig Pedigree Farm and Meat Cold Storage KCNA 24 Dec 2005 -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the National Defence Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, gave field guidance to the new pig pedigree farm and meat cold storage built by servicepersons of the KPA.
  • KCNA Assails Role Played by Japan for UN Passage of "Human Rights" Resolution against DPRK KCNA 23 Dec 2005 -- As already reported, the "resolution on human rights" against the DPRK was railroaded through the 60th UN General Assembly due to the pressure and the lobbying operation of the U.S., Britain, Japan and other hostile forces.
  • DPRK Government Delegation to Visit China KCNA 23 Dec 2005 -- A government delegation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea led by Ro Tu Chol, vice-premier of the DPRK Cabinet, will visit China from Dec. 24 to 27
  • U.S. Welcomes Seoul's Efforts with Pyongyang on Six-Party Talks Washington File 23 Dec 2005 -- The United States and South Korea continue to engage in dialogue to lay groundwork for the implementation of a multilateral agreement that would lead to the dismantlement of North Korea's nuclear programs.
  • Weekly on North Korea (Dec.16-22,2002) ROK Ministry of Unification
  • Seminar Held to Mark Anniversary of Kim Il Sung's Famous Work KCNA 22 Dec 2005 -- A seminar in the field of social sciences was held on Dec. 20 to mark the 50th anniversary of the publication of President Kim Il Sung's famous work "On Eliminating Dogmatism and Formalism and Establishing Juche in Ideological Work."
  • Rodong Sinmun on Defending Independence KCNA 22 Dec 2005 -- When all the countries and nations defend independence and respect it with each other in international relations, the relations of equality, cooperation, reciprocity and non-interference in internal affairs will be formed and developed among the countries and the nations, says Rodong Sinmun today in a signed article.
  • Basis to Identify Bird Flu Viruses Established in DPRK KCNA 22 Dec 2005 -- Scientists of the Branch Academy of Cell and Gene Engineering under the State Academy of Sciences of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea have found out the basis to rapidly and correctly identify any types of bird flu viruses.
  • First Literary Works Depicting Leader in Korea KCNA 22 Dec 2005 -- The works depicting the leader, which constitutes the main current of the modern literary and art works of Korea, has a long tradition.
  • Letter to Kim Jong Il from Lecturer of KPA Unit 153 KCNA 22 Dec 2005 -- Leader Kim Jong Il received a letter on Dec. 19 from Kim Yong Ok, a lecturer of the room for the education of servicepersons through trees bearing slogans at the navy unit 153 of the Korean People's Army, who got burnt while sacrificingly protecting slogan-bearing trees on Mujae Hill a few years ago.
  • U.S. Concerned by Pyongyang's Talk of Constructing New Reactors Washington File 21 Dec 2005 -- North Korea's recent statements that it intends to build additional nuclear reactors has the United States reminding the government in Pyongyang of its September agreement to end its nuclear weapons programs.
  • DPRK System Will Be More Consolidated KCNA 21 Dec 2005 -- The U.S. some time ago let the EU present a "resolution on human rights in north Korea" to the United Nations and adopt it and recently brought together riff-raffs to hold an "international conference on human rights issue" of a certain country, which are a very dangerous political plot to stifle the DPRK and a deliberate and hideous challenge to baffle the six-party talks, says Rodong Sinmun
  • Significant Year in History of Korea-China Friendship KCNA 21 Dec 2005 -- This is a significant year in the traditional Korea-China friendship.
  • Halt to U.S. Infringement on Sovereignty of Other Countries Called for KCNA 21 Dec 2005 -- It is imperative to decisively check the U.S. violation of sovereignty of other countries if human rights abuses are to cease worldwide and their cause is to be uprooted, says Minju Joson Tuesday in a signed commentary.
  • DPRK Sends Back Russian-Flagged Ship "Ternei" KCNA 21 Dec 2005 -- Russian-flagged ship "Ternei" entered the territorial waters of the DPRK on Dec. 5, 2005 with neither prior notice to it nor approval by it, according to a report from a relevant institution.
  • Japan Calls Latest Nuclear Threat by North Korea 'Suicidal' VOA 20 Dec 2005 -- Japan says it would be "suicidal" for North Korea to push ahead with several announced atomic reactor projects, but China says multi-party negotiations aimed at ending Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programs are still on track.
  • U.S. Adventurous Attempt to Attack DPRK Assailed KCNA 20 Dec 2005 -- The Washington Times and the Washington Post, leading papers of the U.S., a few days ago reported that the U.S. Defense Department would present a "report on 4-year defense strategy," the win-win strategy approved by the U.S. military authority, to the U.S. Congress in February next year.
  • DPRK Foreign Ministry Denounces U.S. Anti-DPRK "Human Rights" Racket KCNA 20 Dec 2005 -- A spokesman for the DPRK Foreign Ministry in a statement issued Monday blasted the frantic anti-DPRK "human rights" racket kicked up under the U.S. supervision.
  • Three-revolution Team Members Distinguish Themselves in Economic Construction KCNA 20 Dec 2005 -- Members of the three-revolution teams dispatched to different sectors of the national economy have distinguished themselves in the efforts for the development of science and technology and for the construction of a great prosperous powerful nation.
  • KCNA Urges U.S. to Compensate for Losses Caused by Scrapping AF KCNA 20 Dec 2005 -- The Korean Central News Agency today issued a detailed report in connection with the fact that the construction of Light Water Reactors (LWRs) promoted by the Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization (KEDO) under the U.S. supervision came to a final end.
  • KCNA Blasts U.S. Moves to Scuttle Six-Party Talks KCNA 20 Dec 2005 -- The U.S. is persisting in its campaign to impair the image of the DPRK.
  • Kim Jong Il Inspects KPA Sub-Unit KCNA 20 Dec 2005 -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission, inspected a sub-unit of KPA Unit 531.
  • North Korea Nuclear Talks Program Stalled VOA 19 Dec 2005 -- North Korea's nuclear weapons program remains a key problem for the international community.
  • Building of Nuclear-free World Called for KCNA 19 Dec 2005 -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea will as ever make every possible effort to make the world free from nuclear weapons.
  • Kim Jong Il Inspects Sub-Unit of KPA Unit KCNA 19 Dec 2005 -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission, inspected a sub-unit of KPA Unit 946 honored with the title of O Jung Hup-led Seventh Regiment
  • 17th North-South Ministerial Talks Close KCNA 19 Dec 2005 -- The 17th North-South Ministerial Talks were held on Jeju Island from Dec. 13, 2005, to Dec.16.
  • Weekly on North Korea ROK National Intelligence Service Dec. 12 - Dec. 18, 2005
  • Anniversary of Kim Il Sung's Work Marked KCNA 17 Dec 2005 -- A meeting took place on Dec. 15 to mark the 40th anniversary of President Kim Il Sung's famous work "On Producing Good Documentary Films".
  • Fruitful Year of Juche-oriented Literature and Art KCNA 17 Dec 2005 -- This is a fruitful year in the creation of the Juche-oriented literature and art in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
  • Medical Service Centers Updated KCNA 17 Dec 2005 -- The government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea has taken steps to update a lot of medical service centers throughout the country this year.
  • North Side's Delegation Comes Back KCNA 17 Dec 2005 -- The north side's delegation led by Kwon Ho Ung, chief councilor of the Cabinet, came back here today after participating in the 17th north-south ministerial talks held on Jeju Islet of south Korea.
  • Kim Jong Il Enjoys Art Performance KCNA 17 Dec 2005 -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, together with servicepersons stationed in Pyongyang enjoyed an art performance "Blue Sky over My Country".
  • KCNA Blasts U.S. Fiction of "Counterfeit Notes" KCNA 16 Dec 2005 -- The United States is now going very busy with its moves to make its much publicized story about "counterfeit notes" of the DPRK sound plausible.
  • 17th North-South Ministerial Talks Open KCNA 16 Dec 2005 -- The 17th north-south ministerial talks opened on Jeju Island Wednesday.
  • Thorough Probe into All Anti-North False Cases Demanded KCNA 16 Dec 2005 -- It was recently disclosed to the full that the "case of the People's Revolutionary Party" and the "case of the National Democratic Youths and Students League" were cooked up by the Park Chung-Hee regime through torture, according to the report on the investigation conducted by the "Committee to Probe the Truth of Past History" of the "Intelligence Service" of south Korea into those cases.
  • Executive Director of WFP and His Party Leave Here KCNA 16 Dec 2005 -- James T. Morris, executive director of the World Food Programme (WFP), and his party left here today.
  • Historic Meeting in Realizing Songun Ideology KCNA 16 Dec 2005 -- The validity of Songun idea, the mighty treasure-sword for accomplishing the socialist cause has been proved in the revolutionary practice.
  • Jong Il Gives Field Guidance to Newly Built Shops at Ryongsong Foodstuff Factory KCNA 16 Dec 2005 -- Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the National Defence Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, gave field guidance to the newly built shops at the Ryongsong Foodstuff Factory.
  • Weekly on North Korea (Dec. 9-16, 2005) ROK Ministry of Unification
  • Bershbow's Anti-DPRK Malarkey under Fire KCNA 15 Dec 2005 -- .S. Ambassador in Seoul Bershbow's virulent outcries attaching the label of a "criminal state" to the DPRK, a people-centered socialist country where the Juche idea has been successfully applied, reveal the U.S. sinister intention to realize a regime change in it, observes Minju Joson Wednesday in a signed commentary
  • DPRK Foreign Minister Meets WFP Executive Director KCNA 15 Dec 2005 -- Foreign Minister Paek Nam Sun met and had a talk with James T. Morris, executive director of the World Food Programme, and his party Wednesday.
  • WFP Gives In to N. Korea, Agrees to End Emergency Food Program VOA 15 Dec 2005 -- The World Food Program, which at one point was feeding almost 6.5 million North Koreans, says it has bowed to Pyongyang's demands and will wind down its food operations in the country by the end of this month.
  • U.S. Branded as Principal Culprit Spreading Weapons of Mass Destruction KCNA 14 Dec 2005 -- The United States is the mastermind of proliferation of nuclear and lethal weapons and the root cause of aggression and war, says Rodong Sinmun today in a signed commentary.
  • Anti-DPRK Outcries of U.S. Ambassador in Seoul Flailed KCNA 14 Dec 2005 -- The U.S. outcries terming the DPRK a "criminal state" along with its reckless remarks designating it as "part of an axis of evil" and an "outpost of tyranny." are premeditated provocative remarks intended to violate the Korean nation's right to existence and hamstring its efforts for independent reunification
  • American-style "Democracy" Blasted KCNA 14 Dec 2005 -- Whoever is truly concerned for the destiny of his own country and the nation and that of humankind should resolutely oppose and reject American-style "democracy", says Rodong Sinmun Tuesday in an editorial article.
  • Executive Director of WFP and His Party Arrive Here KCNA 14 Dec 2005 -- James T. Morris, executive director of the World Food Programme (WFP), and his party arrived here today.
  • Meeting Held to Mark 20th Anniversary of Kim Jong Il's Work KCNA 14 Dec 2005 -- A meeting took place here today to mark the 20th anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il's famous work "On Stepping Up the Work of the Union of Agricultural Workers of Korea".
  • North Side's Delegation Leaves KCNA 14 Dec 2005 -- A north side's delegation led by Chief Councillor Kwon Ho Ung of the Cabinet left here today to attend the 17th North-South Ministerial Talks to be held on Jeju Island of south Korea
  • Korean Central Marketing and Trading Corporation KCNA 14 Dec 2005 -- A materials exchange market has been built in Unha-dong, Pothonggang District, Pyongyang, for the purpose of realizing joint sale with foreign countries.
  • National Meeting of Active People's Security Persons Held KCNA 14 Dec 2005 -- A national meeting of active people's security persons was held at the People's Palace of Culture on Dec. 12 and 13.
  • Kim Jong Il Gives Field Guidance to Newly Built Dock KCNA 14 Dec 2005 -- Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the National Defence Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, gave field guidance to the newly built Dock No. 2 at the Ryongnam Ship Repair Factory.
  • Seminar Held to Mark Anniversary of Kim Jong Il's Work KCNA 13 Dec 2005 -- A seminar was held to mark the 20th anniversary of the publication of the famous work of leader Kim Jong Il "On Stepping Up the Work of the Union of Agricultural Workers of Korea" at the Grand People's Study House Monday.
  • North Korea Must Live Up to Its U.N. Commitments on Human Rights Washington File 12 Dec 2005 -- Pyongyang must live up to the commitments it has made to the United Nations to ensure human rights for its people if it is to have legitimacy on the world stage, says Jay Lefkowitz, the U.S. special envoy for human rights in North Korea.
  • U.S. Scenario for Preemptive Nuclear Attack on DPRK Blasted KCNA 12 Dec 2005 -- The U. S. imperialists recently decided to deploy the latest carrier "George Washington" in their naval base in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
  • Anti-DPRK Reckless Remarks of U.S. Ambassador in Seoul under Fire KCNA 12 Dec 2005 -- The new U.S. ambassador in Seoul at a seminar held in Seoul on Dec. 7 dared slander the DPRK as a "criminal state."
  • Koreans Called upon to Advance Guided by Idea of "By Our Nation Itself." KCNA 12 Dec 2005 -- The idea of "By our nation itself", the basic idea in the era of independent reunification, serves as a motive force enabling all members of the nation to discharge their responsibility and role in the movement for national reunification and a source of strength for victoriously advancing the movement, says Rodong Sinmun
  • Respecting Human Rights Called for KCNA 12 Dec 2005 -- Rodong Sinmun today dedicates a signed article to the world day of human rights.
  • 3rd Video Meetings of Separated Families and Relatives of North and South Held KCNA 12 Dec 2005 -- The 3rd video meetings of separated families and relatives of the north and the south were held on Dec. 8 and 9.
  • FM Spokesman Blasts Virulent Outcries of U.S. Ambassador to S. Korea KCNA 12 Dec 2005 -- A spokesman for the DPRK Foreign Ministry gave the following answer to a question raised by KCNA on Dec. 10 to denounce the U.S. Ambassador to s. Korea Bershbow for letting loose virulent outcries against the DPRK recently: Explicitly speaking, the U.S. tops the world's list of criminal states.
  • Weekly on North Korea ROK National Intelligence Service Dec. 5 - Dec. 11, 2005
  • EU's Partial Behavior under Fire KCNA 10 Dec 2005 -- Some forces of the EU introduced a "human rights resolution" against the DPRK and had it adopted at the recent third committee of the 60th UN General Assembly in a coercive manner.
  • Kim Jong Il's Aphorism Praised KCNA 10 Dec 2005 -- Leader Kim Jong Il's aphorism "The Destiny of a Nation Is a Destiny of an Individual and the Latter's Life Is Guaranteed by the Former's Life" gives Juche-based exposition of the destiny and life of the nation and an individual and clarifies a correct view on their relationship on this basis, says Rodong Sinmun
  • U.S., Principal Violator of Human Rights KCNA 10 Dec 2005 -- Fifty-seven years have passed since the adoption of the world human rights declaration (December 10).
  • KCNA Blasts Hysteric Anti-DPRK Human Rights Charade KCNA 10 Dec 2005 -- The United States sponsored the second "international rally on the north Korean human rights issue" in Seoul at which the so-called "Seoul declaration" was adopted.
  • Kim Jong Il Inspects KPA Unit KCNA 10 Dec 2005 -- -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the National Defence Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, inspected KPA Unit 667 honored with the title of O Jung Hup-led Seventh Regiment.
  • US Envoy: China Must Respect the Rights of N. Korean Refugees VOA 09 Dec 2005 -- The U.S. special envoy for North Korean human rights has said China should abide by international commitments when dealing with North Koreans within its borders and that the plight of the refugees is among his highest priorities
  • RS on Awareness of Korean Nation as Driving Force KCNA 09 Dec 2005 -- The awareness of the Korean nation as a driving force now being displayed among all the fellow countrymen serves as an ideological and moral pabulum promoting the advance in the June 15 era of reunification as it makes the nation strong and helps strengthen the pro-reunification patriotic forces. Rodong Sinmun today says
  • DPRK Delegation Leaves for Russia KCNA 09 Dec 2005 -- delegation of the Korean Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries led by its Vice-Chairman Jon Hyon Chan left Pyongyang today to visit Russia.
  • Kim Jong Il Inspects Company of KPA Unit KCNA 09 Dec 2005 -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission, inspected a three revolution red flag company of KPA Unit 2191.
  • Kim Jong Il Inspects Women's Company of KPA Unit KCNA 09 Dec 2005 -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission, inspected a women's company of KPA Unit 5833.
  • Weekly on North Korea (Dec.2-9, 2005) ROK Ministry of Unification
  • RS on Tremendous Vitality of Songun Politics KCNA 08 Dec 2005 -- The justice of the Songun politics and its tremendous vitality lie in that it is the socialist political mode making it possible to give fullest play to the ideological and moral might of the revolutionary ranks.
  • North Side Delegation Leaves KCNA 08 Dec 2005 -- A delegation of the north side preparatory committee for joint functions of Koreans in the north, the south and abroad for implementing the June 15 joint declaration headed by Chairman An Kyong Ho left here
  • Minutes of Talks Signed between DPRK and China KCNA 08 Dec 2005 -- The minutes of the 13th round of the talks on scientific and technological exchanges and cooperation in meteorology between the Hydro-Meteorological Service of the DPRK and the State Meteorological Bureau of China was signed in Beijing on December 6.
  • North-South Talks on Sports KCNA 08 Dec 2005 -- North-south talks on sports were held in Kaesong today.
  • Kim Jong Il Inspects KPA Unit KCNA 08 Dec 2005 -- Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission, inspected KPA Unit 744 honored with the title of O Jung Hup-led seventh regiment.
  • US Ambassador: Sanctions Against North Korean 'Criminal Regime' Will Not Be Lifted VOA 07 Dec 2005 -- Washington's new ambassador to South Korea has bluntly rejected North Korea's demand that the United States drop financial sanctions against Pyongyang as a prerequisite for Pyongyang's returning to nuclear disarmament talks.
  • U.S. Perfidy under Fire KCNA 07 Dec 2005 -- The U.S. is persisting in such perfidy as escalating its sanctions and pressure upon the DPRK reneging on its promise made to the DPRK at the first phase of the fifth round of the six-party talks.
  • Koreans Urged to Glorify June 15 Era KCNA 07 Dec 2005 -- The Korean nation's movement for the country's reunification is making dynamic progress, registering valuable achievements thanks to the patriotic enthusiasm and efforts exerted by the Koreans in the north and the south and abroad, guided by the idea of "By our nation itself", the banner of national independence, observes Rodong Sinmun Tuesday in a signed article.
  • KCNA Blasts U.S. and KEDO's Total Stoppage of LWR Construction KCNA 07 Dec 2005 -- The U.S. and the KEDO finally decided on Nov. 22 to completely stop the construction of the Light Water Reactors (LWRs) which they promised to provide to the DPRK.
  • Foreign Guests Here KCNA 07 Dec 2005 -- A delegation of the Chinese People's Daily led by its Vice President He Chongyuan and Political Advisor to the Prime Minister of Sweden Kent Harstedt arrived here today by air.
  • Plan Signed between DPRK and China KCNA 06 Dec 2005 -- A Juche 95-96 (2006-2007) plan for scientific and technological exchanges between the DPRK Bureau of Earthquake and the Chinese State Seismological Bureau was signed in Beijing on Nov. 25.
  • Kim Jong Il Gives Field Guidance to Industrial Establishments KCNA 06 Dec 2005 -- Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the National Defence Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, gave field guidance to the Pukjung Machine Complex and the Pukjung Electrode Factory.
  • North Korea Demands US Drop 'Provocative Sanctions' Before Talks VOA 06 Dec 2005 -- North Korea is threatening to boycott a resumption of nuclear disarmament talks unless the United States drops financial action it has taken against several North Korean companies.
  • United States Delays Procuring Food Aid for North Korea Washington File 05 Dec 2005 -- The United States has delayed procuring 25,000 tons of food aid for North Korea because of questions as to whether the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) will be able monitor its distribution.
  • Kim Jong Il Looks Round Paekma-Cholsan Waterway KCNA 05 Dec 2005 -- Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the National Defence Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, looked round the Paekma-Cholsan waterway.
  • KCNA Refutes Japan's Anti-DPRK Diatribe KCNA 05 Dec 2005 -- The ultra-right reactionary organizations in Japan are now going busy with a strange anti-DPRK diatribe, spreading the fiction of the abduction of a Thai woman allegedly based on the "memoirs" and remarks of Jenkins.
  • DPRK Delegation Leaves for China KCNA 05 Dec 2005 -- A delegation of the Hydro-Meteorological Service of the DPRK headed by its director Ko Il Hun left here today for China.
  • DPRK Delegation Leaves to Attend Ministerial Meeting in China KCNA 05 Dec 2005 -- A DPRK delegation led by Mun Ung Jo, vice-minister of Agriculture, left here today to participate in the ministerial meeting on coordination and cooperation in the efforts to prevent the spread of bird flu in Asia slated to be held in China
  • Kim Jong Il Provides Field Guidance to Shop of Machine Complex KCNA 05 Dec 2005 -- Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission, provided field guidance to the completed Sin Pho Hyang Cast Iron Shop of the Rakwon Machine Complex.
  • Weekly on North Korea ROK National Intelligence Service Nov. 28 - Dec. 4, 2005
  • DPRK FM Spokesman Urges U.S. to Lift Financial Sanctions against It KCNA 03 Dec 2005 -- A spokesman for the DPRK Foreign Ministry Friday gave the following answer to the question raised by KCNA in connection with the fact that the U.S. is now working in the direction of escalating its sanctions and pressure upon it
  • U.S. Sophism about "Human Rights" under Fire KCNA 03 Dec 2005 -- The United States is foolish enough to intensify its reactionary suppression of people's rights and its rule over them and justify its military intervention and aggression of other countries under the pretext of defence of "human rights".
  • Creditable Implementation of Joint Slogans Called for KCNA 03 Dec 2005 -- Greater success will be made in the general march for building a great prosperous powerful nation only when all the officials, members of the Workers' Party of Korea and other working people consistently uphold the joint slogans put up by the WPK as a strategic action programme and thoroughly implement them.
  • National Meeting of Union Activists Held KCNA 04 Dec 2005 -- A national meeting of union activists was held at the People's Palace of Culture on Thursday.
  • Water Service Extension Project Completed in Pyongyang KCNA 03 Dec 2005 -- An extension project of water-supply system has been completed in the capital city of Pyongyang. The newly laid pipes were successfully linked with the existing ones some days ago.
  • Weekly on North Korea (Nov. 25-Dec.2, 2005) ROK Ministry of Unification
  • U.S. Aerial Espionage against DPRK in November under Fire KCNA 02 Dec 2005 -- The U.S. imperialists committed more than 210 cases of aerial espionage against the DPRK in November by mobilizing reconnaissance planes of different types, according to a military source.
  • National Meeting to Mark 60th Anniversary of GFTUK KCNA 02 Dec 2005 -- A national meeting was held at the People's Palace of Culture on Wednesday to mark the 60th anniversary of the foundation of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea.
  • KCNA Blasts Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary's Anti-DPRK Malarkey KCNA 02 Dec 2005 -- The Japanese ultra-right conservative forces are busying themselves calling for setting up the "post of ambassador in charge of north Korean human rights" at the initiative of Chief Cabinet Secretary Abe.
  • KCNA Blasts U.S. "Trojan Horse" Operation to Destabilize DPRK KCNA 02 Dec 2005 -- The U.S. Department of State in its recent annual report on the implementation of "the North Korean Human Rights Act" presented to Congress called for taking measures in the direction of helping "north Koreans have an easier and more convenient access to information from outside and seeking realistic and effective ways such as the expansion of the network of free broadcasting for north Korea, in particular, and influx of transistor radios and the manufacture and provision of video tapes".
  • Koreans Can Never Escape Misfortune under U.S. Military Occupation KCNA 02 Dec 2005 -- The U.S. imperialists' policy of occupation of south Korea is the root cause of all sorts of misfortune and sufferings the Koreans have undergone due to the national division.
  • Rodong Sinmun on Korean-Style Socialism KCNA 02 Dec 2005 -- The people of the DPRK are fully demonstrating their dignity and honor as an independent people in the general march of the Songun revolution to build a great prosperous powerful socialist nation.
  • KCNA Refutes U.S. Smear Campaign against DPRK KCNA 01 Dec 2005 -- The U.S. hard-line conservatives have become evermore undisguised in their campaign to label the DPRK a "lawless state."



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