On December 19, the North Korean media reported that Pak Pong Ju,
vice chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea
(WPK), gave field guidance at the Hwanghae Iron and Steel Complex and
the Sunchon Steel Works.
On December 20, the North Korean media
reported that all the farms across the country should give foremost
importance to science in farming in order to maximize per-hectare
yield next year.
On December 21, the North Korean media assessed
2020 as a year in which the country demonstrated the might of the
great unity of all the people.
On December 21, the North Korean
media reported that Ri Yong Sik, first vice department director of the
Central Committee of the WPK, visited the Pyongyang National Musical
On December 23, the North Korean media
reported that the DPRK firmly maintains a top emergency anti-epidemic
state to counter the global health crisis.
On December 24, the
North Korean media extoled Chairman Kim Jong Il for achieving great
army-people unity on the occasion of the 29th anniversary of his
assumption of the supreme commandership of the Korean People’s Army (KPA).
On December 22, the North Korean media denounced Japan’s plan to
deploy Type 12 surface-to-ship missiles with longer ranges over the
next five years.
On December 23, the North Korean media argued
that the issue of North Korea’s abductions of Japanese has already
On December 24, the North Korean media condemned
Japanese right-wing organizations for calling for the removal of the
content regarding “comfort women” from history textbooks.