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March 2010 - North Korea Special Weapons News

  • Resolute Actions against Aggressors Called for KCNA 31 Mar 2010 -- Neither independence and democracy nor national reunification are achievable without a resolute struggle against the oppressors, observes Rodong Sinmun Wednesday in a signed article.
  • Continued Chinese Financial Support of N. Korea Questioned VOA 31 Mar 2010 -- North Korea's leader appears poised to travel to China, as his country reels from what regional analysts describe as an economic policy fiasco. China has long been a generous patron of Pyongyang, but at least one Beijing scholar warns in blunt terms that China will not rescue the North this time.
  • Kim Yong Nam Arrives in Libreville KCNA 30 Mar 2010 -- Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People's Assembly, on Monday arrived in Libreville to pay an official goodwill visit to the Republic of Gabon.
  • DPRK-Gabon Talks Held KCNA 30 Mar 2010 -- Sector-by-sector talks between the DPRK and Gabon were held in Libreville on Monday.
  • Posters for April Spring People's Art Festival Produced KCNA 30 Mar 2010 -- Posters for the Second April Spring People's Art Festival were produced in the DPRK.
  • US Talk about "Disarmament" Dismissed as Hypocritical KCNA 30 Mar 2010 -- The U.S. pretends to be interested in worldwide disarmament whenever an opportunity presents itself but it was disclosed that Washington is the world's biggest arms exporter, thus becoming a major topic of discussion in the international arena.
  • Juche Idea Is Banner of Victory and Prosperity KCNA 30 Mar 2010 -- General Secretary Kim Jong Il's famous work "On the Juche Idea" published on March 31, Juche 71 (1982) is of great significance in the cause of independence of the popular masses and the cause of socialism.
  • War Maneuvers Staged in Waters of West Sea KCNA 30 Mar 2010 -- The U.S. imperialists and the south Korean puppet warmongers staged madcap war maneuvers against the DPRK in waters of the West Sea of Korea as part of the Foal Eagle joint military exercises.
  • Outbursts of S. Korean Puppet FM Blasted KCNA 30 Mar 2010 -- Ryu Myong Hwan, south Korean puppet minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, behaved as if he were a mouthpiece of the U.S. Department of State during his recent visit to its neighboring countries. He blustered that the "north insisted on having negotiations to get the sanctions against it lifted and a peace treaty concluded" and the "north's call for the talks with the U.S. is a wrong approach".
  • Imperialists' "Peace" Ballad Flailed KCNA 30 Mar 2010 -- If a country weakens or gives up an anti-imperialist struggle, misinterpreting the change in the imperialists' methods of aggression as change in their aggressive nature, taken in by a sham peace touted by them, this will entail catastrophic consequences, warns Rodong Sinmun Tuesday in a signed article.
  • S. Korean Traitorous Regime Has No Future KCNA 30 Mar 2010 -- The south Korean conservative regime is no more than a marionette as it acts according to the script written by outsiders, bereft of any independence. This reactionary ruling group is bound to go to a ruin any moment as it goes against the requirements of the times and the desire of the people.
  • Russia needs independent policy on North Korea - experts RIA Novosti 30 Mar 2010 -- North Korea is unlikely to give up its nuclear program and Russia has to take this fact into account to adjust its policy towards the reclusive Communist state, Russian experts said on Tuesday.
  • Russia moves to enact Security Council sanctions against N Korea RIA Novosti 30 Mar 2010 -- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree on Russia implementing beefed-up UN Security Council sanctions against North Korea over a nuclear test last year.
  • Kim Jong Il Meets Chinese Ambassador KCNA 29 Mar 2010 -- General Secretary Kim Jong Il on Monday met with Liu Hongcai, new Chinese ambassador to the DPRK.
  • KPA Warns Any Act of Disturbing Security and Order in DMZ KCNA 29 Mar 2010 -- These days witness a lot of serious developments in the area along the Military Demarcation Line where huge armed forces are standing in acute confrontation for which the south Korean military authorities are to blame. They may drive the present touch-and-go situation to a more dangerous phase.
  • FM Spokesman Refutes Anti-DPRK "Resolution" at UN KCNA 29 Mar 2010 -- A spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the DPRK gave the following answer to a question raised by KCNA on Monday as regards the adoption of an anti-DPRK "resolution" at the meeting of the UN Human Rights Council:
  • KCNA on Despicable Inside Story about Megaphone War KCNA 29 Mar 2010 -- There is now a deluge of "news" about the internal situation in the DPRK from the U.S., Japan and south Korea.
  • US Moves for Modernizing Nuclear Weapons Blasted KCNA 29 Mar 2010 -- The United States is set to spend two billion U.S. dollars for modernizing different type nuclear bombs including B-61 now in the process of serial production since 1968 after it was developed in 1963. It is also mulling spending 0.8 billion U.S. dollars for the research and development of new type cruise missiles capable of carrying nuclear weapons and channeling the bulk of its defense budget into improving B-52 and others, according to foreign press reports.
  • Story of Kim Il Sung KCNA 29 Mar 2010 -- On April 8, Juche 51 (1962), President Kim Il Sung gave officials important instructions with regard to the production of bean curd and its supply to the people in the capital city of Pyongyang.
  • Working Class Called upon to Increase Its Vanguard Role KCNA 29 Mar 2010 -- Rodong Sinmun Monday editorially calls upon the working class to usher in a great heyday for Songun Korea by taking the lead in effecting a great surge, united close around General Secretary Kim Jong Il.
  • North Korea Weekly (March 22 - 28, 2010) National Intelligence Service
  • Weekly Report on North Korea No. 988 (March 22 to March 28, 2010) ROK Ministry of Unification
  • New Posters Produced KCNA 28 Mar 2010 -- New posters were produced to encourage all the servicepersons and people in their great drive to build a great prosperous and powerful nation in hearty response to the joint editorial this year and the joint calls of the Central Committee and the Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party of Korea.
  • Kim Jong Il Enjoys Performance Given by State Symphony Orchestra KCNA 27 Mar 2010 -- General Secretary Kim Jong Il enjoyed a performance given by the State Symphony Orchestra.
  • KCNA Terms U.S. World's Worst Human Rights Abuser KCNA 27 Mar 2010 -- The Korean Central News Agency issued an indictment slamming the U.S. hideous human rights abuses. It brands the U.S. human rights racket as a poor artifice to cover up its poorest human rights record and threaten and blackmail sovereign states.
  • Adherence to Independent Stand Called for KCNA 27 Mar 2010 -- The people's desire and requirement for independence are growing stronger than ever before. This reality, accordingly, requires maintaining closer relations among countries and developing them in various fields. What is important for doing this is for each country to firmly maintain an independent stand in foreign relations.
  • "Among the People" Vol. 85 Published KCNA 27 Mar 2010 -- A collection of reminiscences "Among the People" Vol. 85 was brought out by the Workers' Party of Korea Publishing House.
  • Hopes Fade For South Korean Sailors RFE/RL 27 Mar 2010 -- Rescue efforts are under way to find the 46 South Korean sailors who remain missing after an explosion sank their naval ship on March 26.
  • US-S. Korean Moves to Bring down System in DPRK Warned KCNA 26 Mar 2010 -- A spokesman for the General Staff of the Korean People's Army Thursday gave the following answer to the question raised by KCNA as to the recent disclosure of new information about the desperate moves of the U.S. imperialists and the south Korean puppet warmongers to bring down the system in the DPRK
  • Explosion Sinks S. Korean Navy Ship in Tense Border Area With North VOA 26 Mar 2010 -- South Korean officials are not ruling out the possibility of a North Korean attack in the sinking of one of the South's naval vessels. About half the more than 100 people on board the ship were rescued, and search efforts are still under way for the remaining crew. An explosion damaged the ship in a historically tense disputed border area.
  • Commanders Encourage North Korea to Resume Talks AFPS 26 Mar 2010 -- The top U.S. military commander in the Pacific region yesterday expressed hope that North Korea would resume six-party talks aimed at addressing the country’s nuclear program.
  • South Korean Ship Sinks; Incident Under Investigation VOA 26 Mar 2010 -- The South Korean cabinet is meeting in emergency session, after a South Korean navy ship sank near the disputed sea border with North Korea. South Korea's Yonhap news agency is also reporting that the South Korean navy has fired at an unidentified vessel in the area.
  • N. Korea vows nuclear response over attempts to destabilize regime RIA Novosti 26 Mar 2010 -- North Korea said on Friday it would retaliate with "unprecedented nuclear strikes" if anyone attempts to provoke instability in the country.
  • Kim Jong Il Inspects Industrial Establishments KCNA 25 Mar 2010 -- General Secretary Kim Jong Il gave field guidance to the Chonma Electrical Machine Plant and the Tahungsan Machine Plant alive with a high-pitched drive for pushing back the frontiers of science.
  • US Termed Disturber of Peace KCNA 24 Mar 2010 -- Rodong Sinmun Wednesday in a signed commentary denounces the United States for openly using drones for intruding into borders of legitimate sovereign states and ruthlessly killing innocent civilians in disregard of international law.
  • NRC Accuses S. Korea of Using "North Defectors" for Smear Campaign KCNA 23 Mar 2010 -- A spokesman for the National Reconciliation Council (NRC) released the following statement Tuesday to denounce the south Korean puppet conservative group for its recent frantic anti-DPRK smear campaign
  • More Poems Praising Kim Il Sung Discovered KCNA 23 Mar 2010 -- Eight pieces of poems and songs created during the anti-Japanese armed struggle in praise of President Kim Il Sung have newly been discovered by the Juche Literature Institute of the Academy of Social Sciences of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
  • Benevolence Shown for Women KCNA 23 Mar 2010 -- Great benevolence was bestowed again on the Pyongyang Maternity Hospital.
  • US to Blame for Torpedoing Process for Solution to N. Issue KCNA 23 Mar 2010 -- Crowley, U.S. assistant secretary of State for Information, recently talked nonsense that the recent Key Resolve and Foal Eagle joint military exercises staged by the U.S. and south Korea were "annual routine ones" and "nothing surprising". Stephens, U.S. ambassadress in Seoul, let loose rhetoric that the U.S. stands for dialogue, not the use of force, and the DPRK should respond to "talks" without delay.
  • Japan's True Colors as N. Accomplice Stripped Naked KCNA 23 Mar 2010 -- The government of Hatoyama some days ago officially admitted the secret nuclear pact between Japan and the U.S., thus proving the criminal acts the forces of the Liberal Democratic Party committed by deceiving the world under the veil of the "three non-nuclear principles" in the past to be undeniable historical facts.
  • KCNA Rebukes Hysteric Fit of Osaka Gov. Hashimoto KCNA 23 Mar 2010 -- There appeared one more psychopath in the Japanese political circle. He is Governor of Osaka Prefecture Hashimoto. His way of thinking and manner of speaking cannot be regarded as normal.
  • US Citizen to Be Indicted for Trial KCNA 22 Mar 2010 -- The organ concerned of the DPRK decided to indict for trial Aijalon Mahli Gomes, male U.S. citizen, born on June 19, 1979 and residing in Boston, Massachusetts State, who illegally entered the country as his crime has been confirmed.
  • Health Complexes Well-off in DPRK KCNA 22 Mar 2010 -- Thirty years has passed since the Changgwang Health Complex (CHC) was constructed on the bank of the picturesque Pothong River in Pyongyang.
  • Anti-DPRK War Exercises Assailed KCNA 22 Mar 2010 -- The frequent anti-DPRK war exercises in south Korea are a blatant challenge to the cause of the Korean nation for peace and a main factor of escalating the military tension on the Korean Peninsula, says Rodong Sinmun Monday in a signed article.
  • North Korea Weekly (March 15 - 21, 2010) National Intelligence Service
  • Weekly Report on North Korea No. 987 (March 15 to March 21, 2010) ROK Ministry of Unification
  • Officials Visit Kim Chaek Iron and Steel Complex KCNA 21 Mar 2010 -- Senior party and state officials, chief secretaries of the provincial committees of the Workers' Party of Korea and leading officials of working people's organizations, ministries and national institutions visited the Kim Chaek Iron and Steel Complex Sunday.
  • Imperialists' Rhetoric about "Protection of Human Rights" Flayed KCNA 21 Mar 2010 -- The imperialists and their mouthpieces are talking about the theory of "human rights without border" and "priority to human rights", but it is nothing but sophism intended to use the human rights issue as pretexts for aggression and plunder, interference and pressure upon other countries and nations, says Rodong Sinmun Sunday in a signed article.
  • U.S. says still waits for N.Korea to resume Six Party talks RIA Novosti 20 Mar 2010 -- Washington says it is ready to be engaged in the Six Party talks as soon as North Korea decides to resume the stalled negotiations, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of State said.
  • Warmongers' Design for Invasion of DPRK Flayed KCNA 20 Mar 2010 -- The Key Resolve and Foal Eagle joint military exercises staged by the U.S. and the south Korean warmongers defying the strong protest and denunciation of the Koreans and other peace-loving people of the world proved in practice that they are leaving no means untried to realize their wild ambition for invading the DPRK, says Minju Joson Saturday in a signed commentary.
  • S. Korean Balderdash about N. Issue Dismissed KCNA 20 Mar 2010 -- Hyon In Thaek, minister of "Unification" of south Korea, in a recent lecture, was vociferous about unstable peace on the Korean Peninsula. He talked nonsense that its main cause lies in the fact that the "nuclear issue of the north" remains unsettled and south Korea should be "a main player in leading the north to changes". Earlier, he went the lengths of admonishing the DPRK by asserting that the nuclear issue is a "problem directly related to reunification going beyond the conception of nonproliferation" and, therefore, the DPRK should "join" in the efforts of the international community for denuclearization if it hopes for reunification.
  • Key Resolve and Foal Eagle under Fire KCNA 19 Mar 2010 -- The U.S. and the south Korean puppet bellicose forces described Key Resolve and Foal Eagle joint military exercises as "annual" and "defensive". And they have gone the lengths of dismissing the repeated warnings of the DPRK as "oversensitive reaction" in a bid to mislead the pubic opinion at home and abroad. But with nothing can they hide the aggressive and provocative nature of the war maneuvers.
  • South Koreans Rally in Support of North Korean Logger Held in Russia VOA 19 Mar 2010 -- South Korean human rights activists are calling on the Russian government not to send a North Korean logger back to his homeland. The logger was arrested in eastern Russia this week.
  • KCNA Dismisses US Reports on Human Rights Practices KCNA 18 Mar 2010 -- The U.S. "Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2009" have been ridiculed by the international community.
  • Story of Kim Jong Il KCNA 18 Mar 2010 -- General Secretary Kim Jong Il made public a famous work, "Let Us Turn Pyongyang, Capital of the Revolution, into a Magnificent City of the People," on March 18, Juche 64 (1975).
  • Devoted Service for People Called for KCNA 18 Mar 2010 -- The DPRK is a genuine socialist state whose basic mission is to serve the popular masses, says Rodong Sinmun Thursday in a signed article.
  • Musan Mining Complex with Large Deposit of Iron Ores KCNA 18 Mar 2010 -- The Musan Mining Complex located in the northern inland area of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea is a leading iron ore producer of the country.
  • More Data Disclosing US Provocation of War Displayed KCNA 18 Mar 2010 -- The Kaesong City House of Class Education put on display over 60 more data disclosing the U.S. imperialists' moves to provoke a war.
  • Concert of Wartime Song Held KCNA 18 Mar 2010 -- A concert of wartime song "The Dear Home in My Native Village" given by artistes of the State Symphony Orchestra of the DPRK was held at the Moranbong Theater Wednesday.
  • North Korea executes official over currency reform RIA Novosti 18 Mar 2010 -- North Korea executed a former top finance official last week over the country's failed currency reform, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said on Thursday, citing sources.
  • S. Korea Investigates Media Reports of N. Korean Execution Over Currency Reform VOA 18 Mar 2010 -- South Korea's government says it is looking into media reports that a North Korean official has been executed in connection with last year's failed reform of the North's currency. The episode once again highlights the shortage of reliable information from the secretive North.
  • All Korean Determined to Punish Aggressors KCNA 17 Mar 2010 -- The Key Resolve and Foal Eagle joint military maneuvers now being staged by the U.S. and the south Korean puppet warmongers are down-the-line aggressive exercises and test nuclear war aimed at launching a surprise preemptive attack on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
  • US-S. Korea Accountable for Derailing Process for Denuclearization KCNA 17 Mar 2010 -- The reckless moves of the U.S. and the south Korean authorities to ignite a nuclear war have again torpedoed the process for peace and denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. The Korean Central News Agency released a memorandum on Tuesday denouncing the U.S. for posing a threat of a nuclear war to the DPRK and pursuing a hostile policy toward it and the south Korean authorities for following a reckless policy, pursuant to it.
  • US Invariable Scenario for Preemptive Nuclear Attack Blasted KCNA 17 Mar 2010 -- It has been recently disclosed that the United States worked out an operation plan in which the DPRK, China, Russia, Iran and other countries are designated as potential targets of its preemptive nuclear attacks and is contemplating developing new type offensive weapons.
  • US Surprise Invasion of Other Countries Termed Trite War Method KCNA 16 Mar 2010 -- No one can guess when and how the U.S. imperialists will launch a surprise invasion of the DPRK in collusion with the south Korean puppet warmongers while staging the adventurous Key Resolve and Foal Eagle joint military exercises in the Korean Peninsula, observes Rodong Sinmun Tuesday in a signed article.
  • US-S. Korean Warmongers' New War Scenario Blasted KCNA 16 Mar 2010 -- It has been recently disclosed that the U.S. and the south Korean puppet bellicose forces are working out "OPLAN 5012", a new scenario for invading the DPRK, under the pretext of coping with the "transfer of the right to command the wartime operations."
  • US Scheme for Preemptive Nuclear Attack on DPRK KCNA 16 Mar 2010 -- It has been reported that "OPLAN 8010," a comprehensive operation plan of the U.S. Strategic Command supervising its forces' nuclear strategy in a unified way, includes a detailed scenario for mounting preemptive nuclear attack on the DPRK and other countries after designating them as "potential targets for nuclear attack".
  • Magnesite Production Up KCNA 16 Mar 2010 -- Magnesite production has been boosted in mines of Tanchon area, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
  • New Symphonies Created KCNA 16 Mar 2010 -- New symphonies have recently been created by the State Symphony Orchestra of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
  • 12th Kimilsungia Festival to Be Held KCNA 15 Mar 2010 -- The 12th Kimilsungia Festival will be held at the Kimilsungia-Kimjongilia Exhibition in Pyongyang from mid-April of Juche 99 (2010) on the occasion of the Day of the Sun.
  • Rason Taehung Trading Company KCNA 15 Mar 2010 -- The Rason Taehung Trading Company on the east coast of Korea has gained great achievements in the efforts for implementing the tasks set forth by this year's joint editorial issued by leading newspapers of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
  • DPRK-targeted War Maneuvers Assailed KCNA 15 Mar 2010 -- The Key Resolve and Foal Eagle joint military exercises started by the U.S. and the south Korean puppet warmongers on March 8 are at their height, bringing to light their provocative nature as maneuvers for a war of aggression aimed at mounting a surprise preemptive attack on the DPRK, nuclear war exercises.
  • DPRK Will Show No Mercy to Aggressors KCNA 15 Mar 2010 -- The servicepersons and people of the DPRK, who value the dignity and sovereignty of the nation dearer than their own lives, will clearly teach what miserable end the U.S. and south Korean bellicose forces will meet if they dare provoke the second Korean war.
  • Mental Power Based on Single-Minded Unity Called for KCNA 15 Mar 2010 -- The leader of the DPRK trusts its people and they devote themselves to their work, remaining loyal to him. The mental power based on this single-minded unity means the most vivid manifestation of the mental power by Kim Il Sung's nation and represents a main engine in the history of the drive for a great surge in the DPRK, says Rodong Sinmun Monday in a signed article.
  • Story of Kim Il Sung KCNA 15 Mar 2010 -- One day in March Juche 49 (1960), President Kim Il Sung convened a conference of agricultural scientists and technicians and underscored the need to do two-crop farming a year in order to sharply increase overall agricultural production.
  • Human rights situation in DPR Korea is bleak, independent UN expert says UN News Centre 15 Mar 2010 -- The many instances of harrowing and horrific human rights violations in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) will continue unless certain measures at the national and international levels are taken, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in the country said today.
  • UN: North Koreans Live in Pervasive 'State of Fear' VOA 15 Mar 2010 -- The United Nations special investigator for human rights in North Korea says the country's government has created a pervasive 'State of Fear,' which strips the population of all rights and freedoms. The investigator, whose mandate ends in June, has just submitted a report to the U.N. Human Rights Council, which takes stock of the situation in North Korea during the past six years.
  • UN chief ready to visit Pyongyang to restart Korean nuclear talks RIA Novosti 15 Mar 2010 -- UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said he is ready to visit North Korea if it helps to restart the six-party talks on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
  • North Korea Weekly (March 8 - 14, 2010) National Intelligence Service
  • Weekly Report on North Korea No. 986 (March 8 to March 14, 2010) ROK Ministry of Unification
  • Minju Joson: DPRK Will Bolster Up Its War Deterrent KCNA 14 Mar 2010 -- The DPRK will bolster up its war deterrent under the uplifted banner of Songun as long as the U.S. military threat and provocations against it persist.
  • Kim Jong Il Inspects Migok Cooperative Farm KCNA 13 Mar 2010 -- General Secretary Kim Jong Il gave field guidance to the Thrice Three-Revolution Red Flag Migok Cooperative Farm in Sariwon City alive with the drive for this year's farming.
  • Hwanghae Iron and Steel Complex Proves Worth of Self-reliance KCNA 13 Mar 2010 -- The workers of the Hwanghae Iron and Steel Complex in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea are making an unprecedented upsurge in production in high spirits to glorify this year greeting the 65th anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea with increased production.
  • KCNA Censures Plot behind UN Human Rights Council KCNA 13 Mar 2010 -- The United States is using the meeting of the United Nations Human Rights Council now under way in Geneva as a platform for hatching a politically motivated sinister plot against the DPRK.
  • Kim Jong Il Enjoys Performance of KPA Ensemble KCNA 12 Mar 2010 -- General Secretary Kim Jong Il enjoyed a performance given by the KPA Song and Dance Ensemble.
  • Four Masterpieces of Dance KCNA 12 Mar 2010 -- There are many famous dance pieces in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
  • S. Koreas' Moves to Escalate Confrontation Flayed KCNA 12 Mar 2010 -- The south Korean conservative group are escalating the confrontation with the DPRK, backed by outside forces, in a reckless effort to realize their sinister ambition in collusion with those forces.
  • Adherence to Principle of Self-reliance Called for KCNA 12 Mar 2010 -- Developing countries should thoroughly apply the principle of self-reliance as required by the times and wage a dynamic struggle to attain the high goal of the 21st century, cherishing the truth of history that dependence on foreign forces leads to subjugation and national ruin and self-reliance only guarantees the independent development and prosperity of the country and the nation.
  • Korean People Vent Anger over US-S. Korean Maneuvers KCNA 11 Mar 2010 -- Upon receiving the recently released report of the Supreme Command of the Korean People's Army, all the servicepersons and people of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea have let loose their anger at the reckless moves of U.S. imperialists and south Korean puppets against the DPRK.
  • Efforts for Modernization of National Economy KCNA 11 Mar 2010 -- The Ministry of Electronics Industry of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea has made a contribution to technical updating of various economic sectors.
  • Kim Jong Il Inspects Industrial Establishments KCNA 10 Mar 2010 -- General Secretary Kim Jong Il gave field guidance to industrial establishments in Huichon City seething with the drive for a great revolutionary surge.
  • 1st Board Meeting of Development Bank KCNA 10 Mar 2010 -- The first meeting of the Board of Directors of the State Development Bank took place at Yanggakdo International Hotel on Wednesday.
  • Ethics of Korean Medical Workers KCNA 10 Mar 2010 -- It has become a commonplace in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to devote oneself to others, with such noble practices being reported one after another in the country.
  • US Accused of Working Hard to Launch Another Korean War KCNA 10 Mar 2010 -- The U.S. bellicose forces have recently decided to deliver a lot of ultra-modern sea patrol planes to south Korea within this year. The relevant measures are now being implemented. They claim that the deployment of such planes in south Korea is aimed at boosting what they call "combat capability," adding that this would render it possible to make long-range and precision strikes at the military targets of the DPRK.
  • Rodong Sinmun on Imminent Danger of Nuclear War KCNA 10 Mar 2010 -- There is an imminent real danger of the outbreak of a nuclear war against the north on the Korean Peninsula owing to Key Resolve and Foal Eagle joint military exercises being staged by the U.S. imperialists and the south Korean bellicose forces.
  • DPRK Fully Ready for Dialogue and War: Spokesman for Its Foreign Ministry KCNA 09 Mar 2010 -- A spokesman for the DPRK Foreign Ministry gave the following answer to the question raised by KCNA on Tuesday as regards the start of Key Resolve and Foal Eagle joint military exercises in south Korea:
  • June 15 All-Korean Committee Meets KCNA 09 Mar 2010 -- A meeting of chairmen of the north, south and overseas sides to the All-Korean Committee for Implementation of June 15 Joint Declaration (June 15 All-Korean Committee) took place here on Mar. 7 and 8.
  • Delegation of South Side Leaves KCNA 09 Mar 2010 -- A delegation of the South Side Committee for Implementing June 15 Joint Declaration headed by its permanent representative Kim Sang Gun left here on Tuesday after participating in the meeting of chairmen of the north, south and overseas sides to All-Korean Committee for Implementation of June 15 Joint Declaration.
  • U.S. and S. Korean Warmongers' Maneuvers for Preemptive Nuclear Strike at DPRK Flayed KCNA 09 Mar 2010 -- The U.S. and the south Korean puppet war hawks finally started Key Resolve and Foal Eagle. This is an unpardonable criminal action to disturb the peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula and drive the situation to an extreme pitch of tension in a bid to ignite a nuclear war of aggression against the DPRK.
  • Minju Joson Dismisses U.S. Talk about Elimination of Nuclear Weapons Hypocritical KCNA 09 Mar 2010 -- The U.S. is mulling keeping its nuclear forces deployed in Europe as they are. This fact goes to prove that its "plan to build a world without nuclear weapons" is nothing but rhetoric to serve its propaganda purpose in an attempt to deceive the international community.
  • Measure for Mass-production of Shoes for Local People KCNA 09 Mar 2010 -- One day in January Juche 89 (2000) General Secretary Kim Jong Il gave field guidance to the Sinuiju Shoes Factory.
  • S. Korean Authorities Accused of Bedeviling Inter-Korean Relations KCNA 09 Mar 2010 -- The biggest-ever campaign going on in south Korea these days to escalate the confrontation of systems is a grave act of treachery as it is designed to block the reunification of the country and national unity and drive the inter-Korean relations to an extreme phase of tension, observes Rodong Sinmun Tuesday in a signed article.
  • N. Korea vows to build up nuclear arsenal if U.S. threats remain RIA Novosti 09 Mar 2010 -- North Korea said on Tuesday it would boost its nuclear capability in response to what it considers "continuing U.S. military threats and provocations," the Yonhap news agency said, citing the North's official Korean Central News Agency.
  • KPA Command Order Army to Keep High Alert KCNA 08 Mar 2010 -- The Supreme Command of the Korean People's Army released the following report on Monday as regards the kick-off of the Key Resolve and Foal Eagle joint military exercises for aggression by the U.S. imperialists and the south Korean puppet forces:
  • KCNA Releases Report on Construction of Vinalon Factory KCNA 08 Mar 2010 -- General Secretary Kim Jong Il has performed an outstanding exploit by bringing about an epoch-making change in the Juche-oriented vinalon industry true to the behests of President Kim Il Sung and the workers of Songun Korea have performed heroic feats by making the mass-production of vinalon an eye-opening reality. The Korean Central News Agency Monday released a detailed report on the construction of a vinalon factory to get these exploits eternally recorded in the history of building a thriving nation.
  • Stern Punishment of S. Korean Regime Called for KCNA 08 Mar 2010 -- The forthcoming "election to local self-governing bodies" in south Korea will certainly prove to be people's court for meting out stern punishment to the regime of traitors. Rodong Sinmun Monday says this in a signed article.
  • Story of Kim Il Sung KCNA 08 Mar 2010 -- One day in June Juche 52 (1963) President Kim Il Sung, who had always been concerned for supplying people with more eggs, asked an official to bring him chicken and duck eggs, some 200 respectively.
  • North Korea Weekly (March 1 - 7, 2010) National Intelligence Service
  • Weekly Report on North Korea No. 985 (March 1 to March 7, 2010) ROK Ministry of Unification
  • KPA Panmunjom Mission Vows to Buildup Nuclear Deterrent KCNA 07 Mar 2010 -- A spokesman for the Panmunjom Mission of the Korean People's Army issued a statement Sunday in connection with the fact that the U.S. and the south Korean authorities finally set about the DPRK-targeted Key Resolve and Foal Eagle joint military maneuvers.
  • Pyongyang Maternity Hospital 30 Years Old KCNA 07 Mar 2010 -- The women in the DPRK call the Pyongyang Maternity Hospital their parents' home. The hospital is marking the 30th anniversary of its founding.
  • Unity of Pro-reunification Patriotic Forces Called for KCNA 07 Mar 2010 -- It is historical inevitability for pro-reunification patriotic forces to prevail over the separatist forces and emerge victorious.
  • Kim Jong Il Praises Feb. 8 Vinalon Complex Builders KCNA 06 Mar 2010 -- General Secretary Kim Jong Il on Friday sent a letter of special thanks to the workers, technicians and officials of the February 8 Vinalon Complex for having brought about a great auspicious event by successfully building a modern vinalon factory.
  • Hamhung City Mass Rally Held KCNA 06 Mar 2010 -- A Hamhung City mass rally was held with splendor to celebrate the completion of a modern vinalon factory, a great auspicious event of the whole country.
  • Employees of Feb. 8 Vinalon Complex Feted KCNA 06 Mar 2010 -- A banquet, provided by General Secretary Kim Jong Il in honor of workers and technicians of the February 8 Vinalon Complex, took place at Majon Hotel, Sinhungsan Hotel and the Sinhung Restaurant on Saturday.
  • Performance Given to Celebrate Completion of Vinalon Factory KCNA 06 Mar 2010 -- A performance was given by the artistes of the South Hamgyong Provincial Art Troupe and national art troupes at the Hamhung Grand Theater Saturday to celebrate the completion of a modern vinalon factory which brought about a great auspicious event of the whole country under the wise leadership of General Secretary Kim Jong Il.
  • Persons of Merit in 2.8 Vinalon Awarded Commendations KCNA 05 Mar 2010 -- A ceremony of awarding official commendations to officials, scientists, technicians and workers of the February 8 Vinalon Complex who rendered distinguished services in putting the complex on modern lines took place in Hamhung Friday.
  • Officials Visit 2.8 Vinalon KCNA 05 Mar 2010 -- Senior party, army and state officials, leading officials of party organs, working people's organizations, ministries and national institutions and chief secretaries of provincial committees of the Workers' Party of Korea visited the February 8 Vinalon Complex on Friday.
  • Cancellation of Anti-DPRK Nuclear War Exercises Urged KCNA 05 Mar 2010 -- The U.S. and south Korean warmongers should immediately cancel the projected adventurous anti-DPRK nuclear war exercises though belatedly, not resorting to suicidal act of igniting the fuse of a war for aggression on the DPRK.
  • Great Leadership for Realizing Long-cherished Desire of Peasants KCNA 05 Mar 2010 -- President Kim Il Sung promulgated "Law on Agrarian Reform in North Korea" on March 5 Juche 35 (1946) to realize the Korean peasants' centuries-old desire.
  • Kim Jong Il Inspects Kim Chaek Iron and Steel Complex KCNA 04 Mar 2010 -- General Secretary Kim Jong Il gave field guidance to the Kim Chaek Iron and Steel Complex dynamically advancing in the van of the drive for a great surge.
  • Kim Jong Il Enjoys Performance Given by KPA Art Squad KCNA 04 Mar 2010 -- General Secretary Kim Jong Il enjoyed together with servicepersons of KPA Large Combined Unit 264 an art performance given by its art squad.
  • KAPPC: Resumption of Tour Depends on S. Side's Attitude KCNA 04 Mar 2010 -- The south Korean authorities are now becoming evermore vicious in their anti-DPRK nuclear row and "sanctions" against it, while openly disclosing their sinister intention to make the issue of resuming the tour of Mt. Kumgang and Kaesong area serve their purposes.
  • More Mass Rallies Held KCNA 04 Mar 2010 -- City and county mass rallies took place in different parts of the DPRK to thoroughly implement the joint calls issued by the Central Committee and the Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party of Korea on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the foundation of the WPK.
  • China hopes to restart six-party talks with N. Korea soon RIA Novosti 05 Mar 2010 -- The stalled talks on North Korea's nuclear program could resume as early as in the next few months, China's top North Korean envoy said on Friday.
  • Inter-Korean Military Working-level Talks Held KCNA 03 Mar 2010 -- The north-south military working-level talks took place in Kaesong Tuesday.
  • Curved Type Strand-casting Machine Starts Operation KCNA 03 Mar 2010 -- A project of putting the curved type strand-casting process on modern lines was successfully completed at the Kim Chaek Iron and Steel Complex in North Hamgyong Province of the DPRK.
  • Struggle for Peace against War Called for KCNA 03 Mar 2010 -- In order to defend the destiny of the Korean nation and realize the peaceful reunification of the country, it is necessary to wage staunch struggle against the moves of the bellicose forces at home and abroad for aggression and war under the uplifted banner of peace against war.
  • Young People Called upon to Be Vanguard of Great Surge KCNA 03 Mar 2010 -- All the young people should give full play to their wisdom and passion in the present great revolutionary surge and fully demonstrate their honor as matchless shock brigade and death-defying corps.
  • Officials Plant Trees KCNA 02 Mar 2010 -- Working people and school youth and children across the country have turned out as one in the spring tree-planting campaign on the occasion of the tree-planting day.
  • KCNA Denounces US-S. Korea Military Exercises KCNA 02 Mar 2010 -- The United States is going to stage together with the puppet army of south Korea large-scale joint military exercises codenamed Key Resolve and Foal Eagle from March 8.
  • US Military Action Flayed KCNA 02 Mar 2010 -- The U.S. is now claiming that the projected Key Resolve and Foal Eagle joint military exercises that it stages every year are "annual exercises for defence" and it will open to the press some of the exercises. Such sophism is a trick to cover up the aggressive nature of the military exercises, which works on nobody.
  • US Moves for Missile Shield Slashed KCNA 02 Mar 2010 -- Shortly ago, the United States had a test of intercepting ballistic missile by use of ABL, which is a declaration of new missile and arms race, Rodong Sinmun Tuesday says in a signed commentary.
  • Story of Kim Jong Il KCNA 02 Mar 2010 -- One day in February Juche 96 (2007) General Secretary Kim Jong Il gave officials instructions concerning the improvement of the people's dietary life, when he mentioned jangajji (soy-sauced sliced vegetables).
  • Projected DPRK-targeted Joint Military Exercises Blasted KCNA 01 Mar 2010 -- Key Resolve and Foal Eagle joint military exercises to be staged by the U.S. imperialists and the south Korean puppet army from March 8 to 18 are a dangerous large-scale test war from A to Z as they are aimed to provoke an all-out nuclear war and bring down the DPRK by force of arms.
  • Unity under Banner of Independence Called for KCNA 01 Mar 2010 -- All Koreans should get united under the uplifted banner of national independence to reunify the divided country at an early date and open up the road for its eternal prosperity.
  • March First Popular Uprising KCNA 01 Mar 2010 -- Ninety-one years has elapsed since the March First Popular Uprising took place in Korea.
  • Story of Kim Il Sung KCNA 01 Mar 2010 -- One day in July Juche 54 (1965) an official, in the hope of arranging a rest for President Kim Il Sung, who had made ceaseless tours of field guidance for the improvement of the people's living, suggested going to a lakeside.



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