On January 7, the North Korean media reported
that Kim Jong Un provided field guidance at the construction site of
the Sunchon Phosphate Fertilizer Factory.
On January 4, the North Korean media reported that the Presidium of
the Supreme People’s Assembly issued Ordinance No. 194, “On
Determining the Street Names of Samjiyeon City, Yanggang Province.”
On January 5, the North Korean media reported that rallies will be
held to implement the tasks set forth at the 5th plenary meeting of
the 7th WPK Central Committee in Pyeongyang on January 5; in Gangwon
Province, North Pyeongan Province, South Hamgyeong Province, and
Yanggang Province on January 8; in South Pyeongan Province, South
Hwanghae Province, and Jagang Province on January 9; and in North
Hamgyeong Province, Nampo City, Gaeseong City, and Naseon City on
On January 7, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae
Ryong gave field guidance at the Chollima Steel Complex.
On January 9, the North Korean media reported the opening of the
Yangdok Hot Spring Cultural Recreation Center.
On January 10, the North Korean media reported the opening of the
Masikryong Ski Resort.
On January 10, the North Korean media reported the registration of
more intangible cultural heritage by the National Authority for the
Protection of Cultural Heritage.
On January 6, the North Korean media
condemned ROK President Moon Jae-in’s peace initiative for the Korean
Peninsula as stated in his contribution to Project Syndicate, Peace
Through Myriad Acts.
On January 10, the North Korean media denied the rumors about a
March crisis raised by South Korean research institutes and media.
On January 6, the North Korean media reported
the death of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani by the US strike and
criticized the air raid indirectly.
On January 6, the North Korean media denounced the report by NHK in
Japan of North Korea’s test firing of a missile as false.