On February 23, the North Korean media, in an editorial, emphasized
that party officers should have the spirit of dedicated service.
On February 23, the North Korean media underscored that the
development of public health is a permanent national policy, saying
that the North would thoroughly block channels for invasion of
infectious disease and detect and eliminate even the slightest sign of disease.
On February 24, the North Korean media reported that the North would
offer support to 3,000 people under medical watch for coronavirus and
placed 380 foreigners under quarantine.
On February 25, the North Korean media emphasized the importance of
a program for identifying and nurturing people of talent.
On February 25, the North Korean media underscored that the people
should strengthen the offensive ideological campaign on the occasion
of the 6th anniversary of the publication of a book by Kim Jong Un.
On February 26, the North Korean media maintained that the
production increase and energy saving movement to build an economic
powerhouse should be conducted by all the people.
On February 26, the North Korean media urged the people to work
harder on the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the publication of a
book regarding forestry restoration by Kim Jong Un, saying that the
current achievement in forestry restoration is just the beginning.
On February 26, the North Korean media reported that the quarantine
offices for import-export goods in the border areas and at major ports
are being very thorough in their quarantine inspections.
On February 27, the North Korean media reported that the North
extended vacations and offered support to students living in
dormitories regarding COVID-19.
On February 26, the North Korean media reported that the shutdown of
the Gaeseong Industrial Complex is not a sanction or means of pressure
but a self-injury by the South.
On February 27, the North Korean media condemned the establishment
of the conservative United Future Party in South Korea.
On February 26, the North Korean media blasted Japan’s military
build-up including plans to introduce jamming devices against the
ballistic missile launch by North Korea and to develop high-speed