On March 18, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un
delivered speech at the groundbreaking ceremony of Pyongyang General Hospital.
On March 14, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un sent a
wreath to the bier of Kang Jong Ho, director of the Art Studio of the
Korean People’s Army.
On March 14, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae
Ryong provided field guidance at the Eunryul Mine, the Jaeryong Mine,
the Ryongnam Ship Repair Yard, the Pyongyang Coal-mining Machine
Factory, and the Sunchon Engine Factory.
On March 16, the North Korean media reported that Pak Pong Ju, vice
chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, gave
field guidance at the Sariwon Organic Compound Fertilizer Factory and
the Nampo Medical Appliances Factory.
On March 18, the North Korean media reported that the North has
taken measures to prevent the inflow of the novel coronavirus via the sea.
On March 19, the North Korean media asserted that the battle to make
a frontal breakthrough is tantamount to serving the people and the
grand march for self-reliance.
On March 20, the North Korean media reported that the emergency
anti-epidemic headquarters at all levels stepped up their
anti-epidemic work and released more people from quarantine.
On March 20, the North Korean media emphasized the importance of the
switch to the state emergency anti-epidemic system to prevent COVID-19
as part of the spring hygiene work.
On March 20, the North Korean media reported that Kim Yong Chol,
department director of the State Emergency Disaster Committee,
explained that many efforts to implement the national disaster risk
reduction strategy for the period of 2019-2030 are on-going.
On March 17, the North Korean media condemned the unveiling of
high-tech weapons at the graduation and commissioning ceremony of the
Republic of Korea Air Force Academy
On March 18, the North Korean media criticized the Blue House and
the ROK military for expressing their positions on the North’s
firepower strike drill.
On March 20, the North Korean media denounced the South Korean
conservative United Future Party regarding conflict over candidate
nomination for the upcoming general elections.
On March 20, the North Korean media condemned the ROK defense
minister’s remarks on the ROK Navy corvette Cheonan, during his speech
at the graduation and commissioning ceremony of the Korean Naval Academy.
On March 16, the North Korean media blasted the city of Saitama,
Japan for excluding the kindergarten of Korean Junior Middle School
from the distribution of masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.