Category: Communism

North Korean soldiers inside the Joint Securit…

North Korean soldiers inside the Joint Security Area have begun sporting new uniforms. The padded, woodland-pattern camouflage uniforms also include sunglasses, earpieces, and armbands. 

The central control room of the Pukchang Therm…

The central control room of the Pukchang Thermal Power Complex. North Korea’s largest power plant, it recently completed an expansion project that saw the installation of new generating equipment. The plant is currently renovating circulating pumps and manufacturing feeding pump blades to further boost electricity production.

North Korean-style wedding photo at the Maeri …

North Korean-style wedding photo at the Maeri Shooting Range in Pyongyang.

Newly built Ryesonggang Youth Power Station No…

Newly built Ryesonggang Youth Power Station No. 5 in North Hwanghae province. The station possesses four turbines with a total generating capacity of 10 MW. This plant is one of North Korea’s hydroelectric power stations registered with the UNFCCC’s Clean Development Mechanism that allow North Korea to generate carbon credits in return for food and other non-sanctioned goods.

Korean People’s Navy testing the KN-01, an i…

Korean People’s Navy testing the KN-01, an indigenous version of the KH-35, a Russian anti-ship missile which entered service in 2003. The missile has a low radar signature and sea-skimming capability and greatly upgrades the KPN’s defensive capabilities.

Waitress at the Munsu Water Park in Pyongyang.

Waitress at the Munsu Water Park in Pyongyang.

Workers at the Taean Heavy Machine Complex ins…

Workers at the Taean Heavy Machine Complex inspecting a generating machine part for the Rimyongsu Power Station No. 5 in Samjiyon. The factory has steadily introduced computer-controlled lathes to increase the quality of their equipment. It is North Korea’s main factory for producing custom generating equipment for the country’s power stations.

Newly built Pyongyang Taedonggang Fish Restaur…

Newly built Pyongyang Taedonggang Fish Restaurant. Opened in mid-2018, the restaurant was built in the shape of a ship on water and is equipped with indoor  ponds where patrons can catch and immediately have chefs prepare the fresh fish.

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.