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Working People of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea celebrate May Day 

Pyongyang, May 1 (KCNA) — Working people across the country have significantly celebrated May Day.

    Working people in Pyongyang spent the holiday with sports and amusement games, folk playing and art performances.

    The workers of the Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang Textile Mill, Pyongyang Thermal Power Complex, Kim Jong Thae Electric Locomotive Complex and the Pyongyang Cornstarch Factory demonstrated their unity through tug-of-war and other games.

    Working people conducted sports and amusement games on Rungna Islet, Moran Hill, Taesongsan Pleasure Ground and other places.

    The National Theatrical Troupe played the drama “Woman Comrade of Mt. Paektu” at the National Theatre.

    Artistes of the Phibada Opera Troupe and the National Folk Art Troupe put on stages colorful numbers, delighting working people.

    The National Circus gave acrobatic performances at the Mangyongdae Amusement Park and other places to be acclaimed by the spectators.

    Working people in Phyongsong, Sinuiju, Hyesan, Kanggye, Hamhung, Sariwon and other places have spent a pleasant day.

    Workers of the Chollima Steel Complex and the Namhung Youth Chemical Complex conducted sports games, adding to the atmosphere of the holiday.

    Agricultural workers also marked May Day.

    Farmers of the Tongbong Cooperative Farm in Hamju County danced peasant dances and conducted folk and amusement games.

    Scientists and technicians of the Manufactory No. 111 of the State Academy of Sciences and other institutions are filled with enthusiasm to positively contribute to the prosperity of the country with scientific and technological successes. 

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Pyongyang, Socialist Korea: 16th Kimilsungia Festival opens

Pyongyang, April 13 (KCNA) — The 16th Kimilsungia Festival opened here with splendor on the occasion of the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung.

Displayed at the venue of the festival are flowers of the sun reflecting the sincere minds of armed forces organs, ministries, national institutions and many other units, service personnel, people from all walks of life and school youth and children.

Also on display are flowers presented with sincerity by the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan, overseas Koreans, foreign diplomatic missions and missions of international organizations here, friendship and solidarity organizations and figures of different countries, members of the supporting associations for propagating immortal flowers and Chinese residents in the DPRK.

An opening ceremony took place at the Kimilsungia-Kimjongilia Exhibition on Sunday.

Present there were Kim Ki Nam, Yang Hyong Sop, officials concerned, officials of units which displayed flowers, service personnel, working people, overseas Koreans delegations and overseas Koreans.

Also invited there were members of the Indonesian government cultural delegation headed by Hari Untoro Dradjat, senior advisor to the minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, and other foreign guests.

Kim Chang Do, chairman of the Korea Kimilsungia-Kimjongilia Committee, in an opening address expressed belief that the festival will contribute to encouraging the army and people of the DPRK in their heroic struggle to usher in a great prosperity of Songun Korea and boosting the good-neighborly and friendly relations with the world progressive people.

Hari Untoro Dradjat in a congratulatory speech expressed belief that the two countries would continue deepening the friendly relations together with Kimilsungia in the future, too.

The participants went round the venue of the festival.

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New York City: International Women’s Day march and speak-out, March 8, 2014.

Photos by Brenda Sandburg

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People’s Korea: Report on 2014 elections (in English)

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Korean Women on International Women’s Day

Pyongyang, March 8 (KCNA) — The women in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea enjoy International Women’s Day amid the blessings and congratulations at worksites, streets and families. 

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Zoom Bronx, New York: What’s Really Happening in Venezuela?
Wednesday, February 26 - 6pm to 8pm
928 Intervale, Bronx
Sponsored by Richie Perez Radical Library & Rebel Diaz Arts Collective

Bronx, New York: What’s Really Happening in Venezuela?

Wednesday, February 26 - 6pm to 8pm

928 Intervale, Bronx

Sponsored by Richie Perez Radical Library & Rebel Diaz Arts Collective

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Achievements of Korean socialism

By Caleb T. Maupin

The recent launch of a satellite into orbit is only the latest of many achievements of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. The northern half of the Korean peninsula is led by the Korean Workers’ Party, a revolutionary communist organization. The banks, factories and other commanding heights have been held in common and guided by a planned economy since 1948.

The DPRK’s socialist revolution has resulted in many achievements for the Korean people.

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Day of Shining Star in People’s Korea: Floral baskets laid before statues of Kim Il Sung & Kim Jong Il

Pyongyang, February 16 (KCNA) — Service personnel and people of the DPRK are paying high tribute to leader Kim Jong Il on the occasion of his birth anniversary.

Service personnel, people and school youth and children paid homage to the statues of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il and the portraits of smiling President and leader across the country.

Seen standing before their statues on Mansu Hill was a floral basket sent by Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army.

Laid before the statues were floral baskets in the name of the party, armed forces and power bodies, public organizations, ministries, national institutions, units of the KPA and the Korean People’s Internal Security Forces, organs and enterprises at all levels, factories, farms, schools, etc. in Pyongyang and bouquets and flowers.

Also laid there was a floral basket in the name of the Pyongyang mission of the Anti-Imperialist National Democratic Front.

The participants paid tribute to the statues of the peerlessly great men, recollecting their revolutionary careers and undying feats.

The statues and portraits at Kim Il Sung University,Kim Il Sung Military University, Ministry of the People’s Armed Forces, Ministry of People’s Security, Mansudae Art Studio and other places of Pyongyang drew an endless stream of visitors.

Laid before the statues and portraits were floral baskets in the name of the units of the KPA, organs, enterprises, etc. and bouquets and flowers.

Service personnel, people and school youth and children across the country paid homage to the statues and portraits. 

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Socialist Korea: Day of Shining Star Celebrated in DPRK

 Pyongyang, February 16 (KCNA) — Servicepersons and civilians of the DPRK significantly celebrate the Day of the Shining Star (Feb.16), leader Kim Jong Il's birthday.

Streets in all parts of the DPRK including the capital city of Pyongyang are immersed in a festival atmosphere and the ardent yearning for Kim Jong Il.

From early in the morning, citizens of different social strata visited the statues and smiling portraits of the great Generalissimos Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il across the country.

The venues of the 18th Kimjongilia Festival and Kimjongilia shows were crowded with visitors.

Art performances praising Kim Jong Il were given at theatres and other cultural houses throughout the country.

The 23rd Paektusan Prize International Figure Skating Festival and a synchronized swimming demonstration are now going on here to mark the Day of the Shining Star.

Meanwhile, school youth and children and working citizens spent a pleasant time at such recreation centers as Munsu Water Park, Mirim Riding Club and Rungna Dolphinarium. People enjoying recreation facilities were seen in Mangyongdae Amusement Park, Taesongsan Amusement Park and Kaeson Youth Park.

The Okryu Restaurant and other catering centers served special dishes including noodle in flat vessel, terrapin food and ostrich steak.

Stalls in streets were serving roast chestnuts, sweet potatoes, wheat cakes stuffed with meat and barley tea to by-passers.

The DPRK people enjoying the Day of the Shining Star were filled with resolve to advance along the road of the Juche revolution, the Songun (military-first) revolution, under the guidance of supreme leader Kim Jong Un, true to Kim Jong Il's behests.

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Zoom Its goin down Thurs. Feb. 20th. BX Loves Amiri Baraka. A Poetry Tribute presented by The Richie Perez Radical Library, an ongoing project of The @RDACBX … Join us! 6-9pm at Mothers On The Move 928 Intervale…#AmiriBaraka #Poetry #Poet #SouthBronx #RDACBX
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