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Tissue Culture lab of the Institute of Biotechnology. In the early 90s, much of North Korea’s potato crop was destroyed by viruses. However, with help from international organizations, the nation is now self-sufficient in its production of virus-free seedlings and has developed some of the world’s most advanced aeroponic technology.

Yangdok Hot Spring Resort nearing completion. The resort will contain medical and relaxation spas, cultural buildings, and multi-purpose sports facilities such as a ski ground and horse riding park. The resort will be constructed in about a year.

Newly built Ryongbong School Supplies Factory. The factory highlights Kim Jong Un’s continued focus on improving North Korea’s educational environment. It will produce pencils, pens, pencil cases, as well as art supplies. 

Students from Kim Chaek University of Technology finished in 8th place at the International Collegiate Programming Contest. In doing so, the university ranked ahead of famous universities including Harvard and Stanford in the U.S.

North Korea’s Academy of Defense Science successfully tested a new submarine launched ballistic missile, Pukguksong-3, off the Eastern coast of Korea. This missile test comes only days before the restart of the DPRK – U.S. working level negotiations.

Newly developed Reunification 181-type trams. This domestically built model is equipped with LCD screens and a digital passenger information system.

Kim Jong Un and newly elected members of the State Affairs Commission. This group, comprised of technocrats, diplomats, generals, and party officials, is North Korea’s highest guiding organ.

Kim Jong Un and newly elected members of the State Affairs Commission. This group, comprised of technocrats, diplomats, generals, and party officials, is North Korea’s highest guiding organ.

Kim Jong Un took part in Supreme People’s Assembly elections. He cast his vote for Hong So Hon, the president of Kim Chaek University of Science and Technology.

Kim Jong Un took part in Supreme People’s Assembly elections. He cast his vote for Hong So Hon, the president of Kim Chaek University of Science and Technology.