Understanding Korea

Arch of Triumph

Arch of Triumph

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Understanding Korea

An encyclopaedia of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in ten volumes.

Volume 1 – Nature, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 105 (2016), 83 pages.

Volume 2 – History, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 105 (2016), 88 pages.

Volume 3 – Politics, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 105 (2016), 83 pages.

Volume 4 – Defence, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 105 (2016), 84 pages.

Volume 5 – Economy, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 105 (2016), 80 pages.

Volume 6 – Culture, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 106 (2017), 90 pages.

Volume 7 – Folklore, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 106 (2017), 79 pages.

Volume 8 – Tourism and Investment, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 106 (2017), 84 pages.

Volume 9 – Human Rights, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 106 (2017), 96 pages.

Volume 10 – Reunification Question, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 106 (2017), 99 pages.

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Contemporary DPRK

Pyongyang Sports Stadium

Pyongyang Sports Stadium

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Contemporary DPRK

From the publications on this page you will be able to get an idea of how the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea presents itself to the world in the 2020s (as well as some earlier material).

Sightseeing Guide to Korea, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, 1991, 95 pages.

‘A Postmodern Interpretation of North Korean Juche Thought’, by Eun Hee Shin, Assistant Professor of Religion, Simpson College, USA, ND, but probably around 2002, 13 pages.

Tok Island-Land of Korea, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 98 (2009), 99 pages.

Korea in the 21st Century, Ri Song Hwan, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 101 (2012), 76 pages.

Hsiu water Centre, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 103 (2014), 108 pages.

Panorama of Pyongyang, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 103 (2014), 124 pages.

Mangyongdae School Children’s Palace, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 105 (2016), 34 pages.

Panmunjom, leaflet, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 105 (2016), 2 pages.

People’s Dreams and Flowers, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 105 (2016), 105 pages.

Songdowon International Childrenʼs Camp, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 105 (2016), 20 pages.

Pyongyang Middle School for Orphans, leaflet, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 105 (2016), 2 pages.

Sci-Tech Complex, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 105 (2016), 35 pages.

Ryugyong Dental Hospital, leaflet, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 106 (2017), 2 pages.

Wonsan International Friendship Air Festival, leaflet, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 106 (2017), 2 pages.

Mangyongdae Children’s Camp, So Chung Sim, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 106 (2017), 13 pages.

Sinuiju Ponbu Kindergarten, leaflet, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 106 (2017), 2 pages.

Affection and Devotion, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 108 (2019), 56 pages.

For the People’s Wellbeing 2018, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 108 (2019), 57 pages.

Historical Traditions, Flower Garden of Friendship, Relations between the DPRK and the Sociaslist Republic of Vietnam, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 108 (2019), 30 pages.

Korea in Kim Jong Un’s Era, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 108 (2019), 96 pages.

Leader and Education, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 108 (2019), 122 pages.

Take care of the rising generation, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 108 (2019), 78 pages.

National Symbols of the DPRK, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 108 (2019), 56 pages.

2020, a Year of Affection for People, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 109 (2020), 71 pages.

City of Samjiyon, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 109 (2020), 19 pages.

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 109 (2020), 69 pages.

Education in the DPRK, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 109 (2020), 76 pages.

For People’s Wellbeing 2016-2020, dedicated to the Eighth Congress of the WPK, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 109 (2020), 133 pages.

For Strengthening the National Defence Capability, dedicated to the Eighth Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 109 (2020), 63 pages.

Jungpyong Vegetable Greenhouse Farm and Tree Nursery, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 109 (2020), 13 pages.

On the road for Independence and Prosperity by dint of Self-reliance in 2019, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 109 (2020), 99 pages.

Phalhyang Dam of the Orangchon Power Station, leaflet, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 109 (2020), 2 pages.

Pyongyang Golf Course, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 109 (2020), 19 pages.

Today’s Pyongyang, postcards, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 109 (2020), 23 pages.

Yangdok Hot Spring Resort, leaflet, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 109 (2020), 2 pages.

Yangdok Hot Spring Resort, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, ND but probably Juche 109 (2020), 85 pages.

Thongchon Holiday Camp for Diplomatic Corps, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 110 (2021), 9 pages.

Myohyangsan Medical Appliances Factory, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 110 (2021), 11 pages.

Korea Machinery Trading Corporation, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 110 (2021), 5 pages.

Pyongyang Elevator Joint Venture Company, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 110 (2021), 7 pages.

Pyongyang University of Transport, Foreign Languages Publishing House, Pyongyang, Juche 110 (2021), 13 pages.

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Bulletin of the Korean Association of Social Scientists

Juche Tower - International Wall

Juche Tower – International Wall

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Bulletin of the Korean Association of Social Scientists

‘The Juche idea, the Songun idea is focusing the attention of the world, when the independence is turning to the strong trend at present. Many people including the figures in political, public and academic circles and the Juche idea followers over the world are now developing the study and dissemination of the Juche idea, the Songun idea, making efforts to apply it in the reality of their countries.

The Korean Association of Social Scientists issues this Bulletin for the world progressives and the Juche idea followers who want to have deep understanding of the Juche idea, the Songun idea and to know the reality of the DPRK in which the Juche idea is applied brilliantly.

The Bulletin will carry the papers written by many local and foreign figures and scholars to explain the Juche idea, the Songun idea scientifically and theoretically, the articles introducing the DPRK which translates the idea into reality, news of seminars on the Juche idea and the news of activities done by the Juche idea followers.

We hope the Bulletin of the KASS will serve as mental pabulum and close companion that give hopes, conviction and courage to the people fighting for independence and justice.’

From the very first issue of the bulletin (p1, Number 1, 2014).

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2016

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2018

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2019

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