On October 7, the North Korean media reported Kim Jong Un’s public activities that he provided field guidance at the Mangyongdae Revolutionary Site Souvenir Factory.
From October 3 to 5, the North Korean media reported that, regarding the ongoing flood recovery work in North Hamgyong Province, the North rendered medical services and restored all power substations and transmission lines.
On October 6, the North Korean media reported that the first-phase project of the Honggondo Tideland was completed.
On October 8, the North Korean media reported that a central report meeting was held at the People’s Palace of Culture in Pyongyang on October 7 to mark the 19th anniversary of late leader Kim Jong Il’s election as General Secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK).
On October 7, the North Korean media reported that spokespersons for the Korean Buddhists’ Federation and the Korean Council of Religions, in their statements, denounced the deployment of THAAD on a golf course in Seongju and instigated an anti-government campaign.
On October 6, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement, condemned and threatened the United States for requesting other countries to break off or downgrade their diplomatic and economic ties with North Korea as part of the sanctions on the North.