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“Fall in Pyongyang” by Kim Kwang

“Fall in Pyongyang” by Kim Kwang

A defacement page created by WhoIs Team, a h…

A defacement page created by WhoIs Team, a hacking group based in North Korea. In March 2013, the cyber team hacked into LG U+, a large South Korean internet portal, and uploaded the above image during cyber-warfare attacks on the South titled “10 Days of Rain”.

The re-construction of Samjiyon is being pushe…

The re-construction of Samjiyon is being pushed forward at a rapid pace. Since Kim Jong Un first visited the town in early July, over 100 buildings have gone up. In all, over 400 new structures will be constructed including factories, museums, recreational buildings, housing, and hotels.

The Ryugyong Hotel lit up with the slogan “Peo…

The Ryugyong Hotel lit up with the slogan “People Oriented.” The 105 story hotel has been under construction in Pyongyang for over 20 years, however, recently construction on the hotel has quickened and there are rumors that it will be completed in the next year.

Workers of the Taen Machine Complex inspecting…

Workers of the Taen Machine Complex inspecting part of a turbine destined for the project to build power stations in tiers along the Chongchon river.

The mass gymnastics and artistic performance “…

The mass gymnastics and artistic performance “The Glorious Country” was held at May Day Stadium to celebrate the 70th birthday of the DPRK. The show incorporated dance, gymnastics, 3D lighting, laser effects, and even drones to depict the development of Korea. 

Pyongyang and the Taedong River in September 2…

Pyongyang and the Taedong River in September 2018.

A dancing party in the Central Youth Hall was …

A dancing party in the Central Youth Hall was put on in Pyongyang to mark Youth Day. Similar parties were held in provincial capitals throughout North Korea as well as art performances and sports competitions.

Western Pyongyang with the Monument to Party F…

Western Pyongyang with the Monument to Party Founding in the distance. Visitors are often surprised at Pyongyang’s bright pastel-colors and uniquely constructed buildings. The city’s development has been overseen by the Pyongyang City Designing Institute which has managed the design and construction of over 470 important projects including recently completed Mirae Scientists Street and Ryomyong Street.

The Koam-Tapchon Marine Railway Bridge was rec…

The Koam-Tapchon Marine Railway Bridge was recently completed in Kangwon Province. A large-scale fishing zone is currently being constructed in this area and the completion of the railway bridge will allow its construction to rapidly progress.