Following the defeat of Japanese imperialism (1910-1945), North Korea was established on the 9th September 1948. Starting from this date North Korea struggled to build a model socialist state under the guidance of the Korean Workers’ Party, a communist party which was organized according to the Soviet model of organization.
According to the KCNA, “The recent simultaneous firings conducted by the long-range artillery force of the Korean People’s Army, rocking the earth and sky, turned the imaginary enemy bases of provocation into a sea of flames in a flash. This was a great eruption of its irrepressible hatred and wrath at the enemy which committed the thrice-cursed act of daring attempt to hurt the dignity of the supreme leadership of the DPRK. It was, at the same time, the beginning of the merciless retaliatory campaign to put the most miserable end to the Park Geun Hye group of south Korea (Remark from Nicolas Levi: please note the lack of capital letter to South Korea. This is common in the North Korean propaganda).
North Korea’s army politburo chief Hwang Pyong-so has been absent from recent military events attended by leader Kim Jong-un. “We’re trying to find out what’s happened,” a government source here said. Hwang’s name was not mentioned when the official Rodong … Continue reading Hwang Pyong-so, top N.Korean politician disappears from View
According to South Korea media, “the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (and his sister Kim Yo-jong) inspected a rocket launching site in the country’s northwestern region accompanied by key party officials in charge of nuclear and missile development, Pyongyang’s state-run television showed Thursday. Kim Jong-un had observed facilities at the Dongchang-ri launch site where North Korea on Sunday launched a long-range rocket carrying what it called a satellite, according to documentary footage aired by the North’s Korean Central Television”. His inspection is seen as having been made before the North lifted off its rocket, a move which Seoul and Washington view … Continue reading North Korea leader inspects rocket launch site with key party officials