On November 15, the North Korean media
reported that Kim Jong Un gave field guidance to the Kumsong Tractor
On November 12-13, the North Korean media
reported that Premier Pak Pong Ju provided field guidance at the
construction site for establishing the "carbon one chemical
industry" and the Kim Jong Thae Electric Locomotive Complex.
On November 13, the North Korean media reported on the
increasing productivity of coal mines in the western areas including
the Bukchang Area Youth Coal Mine Complex and the Sunchon Area Youth
Coal Mine Complex.
November 11, the North Korean media condemned the ROK government’s
announcement on its unilateral sanctions against North Korea (November 6).
On November 13, the North Korean media denounced the South Korean
conservative Liberty Korea Party and Bareun Party for discussing
innovation and reform.
On November 13, the North Korean media reported that Uriminzokkiri,
a North Korean government propaganda website, blasted the ROK
government for co-sponsoring the UN North Korean human rights
On November 11, the North Korean media
reported that a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a
statement, condemned US President Donald Trump's Asia
On November 16, the North Korean media reported that
Vice Foreign Minister Choe Hui Chol, in a statement, criticized the
remarks on North Korea by Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull
(likening North Korea to a crime syndicate on November 12).
On November 17, the North Korean media reported that a
spokesperson for the DPRK-Japan Exchange Association, in a Q&A
session with KCNA reporters, denounced Japanese press (Asahi Shimbun
and TV Asahi) reports about the return of North Korean workers
dispatched abroad due to the UN ban on hiring of additional North
Korean workers abroad and a tunnel collapse at a nuclear test site in
North Korea following a nuclear weapons test.