Tokyo, January 29 (KNS-KCNA) – A banquet was held in Tokyo on Jan. 29 to celebrate the 90th birthday of Han Tok Su, chairman of the central standing committee of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan (Chongryon).
Pyongyang, January 31 (KCNA) — The new U.S. secretary of defense, Cohen, at a recent hearing of the senate armed foreces committee vociferated about the necessity of U.S. military presence and indispensibility of expanding U.S. security engagement in East Asia, allegedly to cope with “threat” from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
Pyongyang, January 31 (KCNA) — Vice-premier Kim Yong Nam, who is concurrently foreign minister, met and had a cordial talk with Virginia Somerville, a sister-in-law of U.S. religious leader Billy Graham, and her party at the Mansudae Assembly Hall on Thursday.
Pyongyang, January 31 (KCNA) — The Guinean National Preparatory Committee for Celebrating the 55th Birthday of the Great Leader Comrade Kim Jong Il was formed.
Pyongyang, January 31 (KCNA) — Diplomatic envoys and embassy officials of Yugoslavia, Mongolia, Bulgaria and Cambodia accredited to Korea visited the Revolutionary Museum of the Ministry of the People’s Armed Forces on the occasion of the birthday of the great leader comrade Kim Jong Il and expressed great admiration for the exploits he has performed …
Pyongyang, January 31 (KCNA) — Yang Hyong Sop, chairman of the Supreme People’s Assembly of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, on January 30 met and conversed at the Mansudae Assembly Hall with Chinese ambassador to Korea Qiao Zonghuai, who paid a farewell call on him.
Pyongyang, January 31 (KCNA) — An international symposium on the Juche idea will soon be held in Tokyo under the title “International Symposium on 21st Century and Position of Humankind” on the occasion of the 55th birthday of the great leader comrade Kim Jong Il.
Pyongyang, January 31 (KCNA) — Lee Ki Taek, president of the opposition “Democratic Party” in south Korea, on Jan. 28 told a press interview that it is necessary to form a pan-national group for investigation into the Hanbo incident, said radio no. 1 in Seoul.
Pyongyang, January 31 (KCNA) — Premier Kang Song San sent a message of greetings to Goh Chok Tong upon his reappointment as prime minister of Singapore.
Pyongyang, January 31 (KCNA) — Foreign minister of the DPRK Kim Yong Nam sent a message of greetings to S. Jayakumar on his reappointment as foreign minister of Singapore.