On April 10, the North Korean media reported that Kim Jong Un gave
filed guidance at the firing drills by the mortar sub-units for each corps.
On April 5, the North Korean media reported that the North will
carry out the spring hygienic work to help prevent the further spread
On April 7, the North Korean media called on all party members to
take the initiative and set an example while urging primary party
committees and the party cell to assume greater responsibilities.
On April 7, the North Korean media reported that the North is
carrying out afforestation and greening work in the construction site
of the Sunchon Phosphate Fertilizer Factory.
On April 8, the North Korean media reported that Premier Kim Jae
Ryong provided field guidance at the Taean Heavy Machine Complex, the
Sungri Motor Complex, and the Namdeok Youth Mine.
On April 8, the North Korean media reported that the North achieved
its goals for the excavation work for the foundation of the Pyongyang
General Hospital ahead of schedule.
On April 9, the North Korean media ran an editorial on the occasion
of the 27th anniversary of Kim Jong Il’s assumption as chairman of the
National Defense Commission.
On April 9, 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 fishery stations in Nampo and the construction site
of Ryongmaedo tideland.
On April 8, the North Korean media condemned the ROK Institute for
Unification Education for publishing teaching materials on unification.
On April 9, the North Korean media denounced the ROK military’s
drills including staff officers’ risk management drills.
On April 7, the North Korean media reported the signing of the
2020-2023 Plan for Cultural Exchange between the governments of the
DPRK and the Kingdom of Cambodia.
On April 9, the North Korean media blasted the Japanese Prime
Minister’s statement at a recent commencement ceremony held at Defense
University, including his calling for the strengthening of the
alliance between Japan and the US and expansion of Japan’s role in defense.
On April 10, the North Korean media condemned Japan’s Education,
Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Ministry for approving history
textbooks that misrepresent history including Japan’s argument for
sovereignty over the Dokdo islets.