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2008-10-04 12:00:03

Text of report by state-run North Korean news agency KCNA [KCNA headline: "Comrade Kim Jong Il Watches a Football Match by University Students on the Occasion of the 62d Founding Anniversary of Kim Il Sung University"] Great leader Comrade Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Korean Workers' Party and chairman of the DPRK National Defence commission, watched a football game of university students on the occasion of the 62d founding anniversary of the Kim Il Sung University, which is the...

2008-09-25 09:00:18

Text of report by North Korean newspaper Nodong Sinmun on 21 September [Nodong Sinmun 21 September special article by Kim Ko'n-to: "On Population Census"] The great leader [suryo'ng] Comrade Kim Il Sung [Kim Il-so'ng] taught the following. "Statistical survey and statistical research work should be conducted in order to obtain accurate statistical data." Population census work will be conducted in our country shortly. Generally speaking, population census is a population statistics...

2008-09-10 09:00:28

At 1255 gmt [ 1255 local] on 9 September, the 60th founding anniversary of the DPRK, Pyongyang Korean Central Television (KCTV) via Satellite in Korean carried ad hoc a 50-minute recorded relay of a "torchlight soiree" of youths and students held under the title of "Military-First Fatherland" at Kim Il Sung [Kim Il-so'ng] Square to celebrate the national anniversary, almost immediately following another recorded relay of a Worker-Peasant Red Guards parade. The programme did not mention...

2008-09-09 09:00:15

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Yonhap) - North Korea marked its 60th founding anniversary Tuesday [ 9 September] with a call for stronger solidarity among its people and a vow to strengthen the military. "With a strong political and ideological base and unity that is mightier than a nuclear weapon, our republic is demonstrating self- reliance on the international stage without yielding to military attack, political and diplomatic pressure,...

2008-09-07 09:00:09

Text of report in English by state-run North Korean news agency KCNA [KCNA headline: "Celebrations Of 60th Birthday Of Dprk Go On"] Pyongyang, September 7 (KCNA) - Celebrations of the 60th birthday of the DPRK are going on in the DPRK. A celebration meeting of the youth and students and a national oratorical contest of members of the Korean Democratic Women's Union were held and an art performance given by the art group of the Central Committee of the Union of Agricultural Workers of...

2008-09-01 09:00:20

Text of report in English by state-run North Korean news agency KCNA [KCNA headline: "Lots of Main Construction Objects Completed"] Pyongyang, September 1 (KCNA) - At least 60 000 main construction objects have been completed in the DPRK over the last more than decade. The completion of Thaechon Power Station No.4 in juche [juche] 96 (2007) was followed by that of Thaechon Power Stations No 1, 2, 3 and 5 built on tiers in the River Taeryong. This has turned the area of Thaechon into a...

2008-09-01 06:00:25

Text of report by North Korean radio broadcasting to South Korea on 30 August [Unattributed talk: "Launch of Kwangmyo'ngso'ng-1 That Manifested the National Strength of Juche Korea"] We will carry a talk entitled, "The Launch of Kwangmyo'ngso'ng-1 That Manifested the National Strength of Juche Korea." It is already the 10th anniversary of the day that Kwangmyo'ngso'ng-1, our country's first artificial earth satellite, was launched. On 30 August, Juche 87, 1998, the day that in retrospect...

2008-08-14 12:00:32

Text of report in English by state-run North Korean news agency KCNA [KCNA headline: "Successes Achieved in Comprehensive Exploration of Mt Paektu"] Pyongyang, August 14 (KCNA) - The Group for Comprehensive Exploration of Lake Jon on Mt. Paektu of the DPRK has achieved great successes in the comprehensive exploration of Mt. Paektu over the last two decades. The comprehensive exploration of the grand nature of Mt. Paektu started early in the 1980s. It entered a new higher stage after...

2008-08-09 12:00:33

Text of report by state-run North Korean radio on 8 August [Unattributed report carried as the first of 16 items in newscast; Kim Jong Il's last reported public appearance was his visit to Hamju pig and goat farms] The great leader [ryo'ngdoja] Comrade Kim Jong Il [Kim Cho'ng- il] gave on-the-spot guidance at the Nursery Shop of the Yiwo'n [Riwon] County Forest Management Station in South Hamgyo'ng Province. The great leader of our party and our people Comrade Kim Jong Il - who is...

2008-08-09 09:00:29

Text of report in English by state-run North Korean news agency KCNA [Kim Jong Il's last reported public appearance was his visit to Hamju pig and goat farms as cited in the first and second referent items; KCNA headline: "DPRK's KCNA: Kim Jong Il [Kim Cho'ng-il] Gives Field Guidance to Nursery Shop"; Korea Programme KCI] Pyongyang, August 8 (KCNA) - Kim Jong Il [Kim Cho'ng-il], general secretary of the Korean Workers' Party and chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission, gave field...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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