Press Review

Pyongyang, March 18 (KCNA) -- Following are major news items and articles in leading newspapers of the DPRK on Saturday:

- More than 800 000 youth league officials and students have volunteered to join and rejoin the Korean People's Army with the fixed will to decisively punish the U.S. imperialists and the south Korean puppet traitors getting hell-bent on the reckless anti-DPRK moves.

- A decree of the Standing Committee of the DPRK Supreme People's Assembly on awarding the Three-Revolution Red Flag to the Onchon Fruit Farm was issued.

- The 2023 Spring National Sports Festival opened.

- The Russian ambassador to the DPRK hosted a reception to mark the 74th anniversary of the conclusion of the DPRK-Russia agreement on economic and cultural cooperation.

- Successes were made in various economic sectors.

- A spokesperson for the Chinese foreign ministry denounced Japan for seeking to inflict nuclear pollution on mankind.

- The damage by COVID-19 is unabated worldwide.


Rodong Sinmun

- A political essay says that there will be neither suspension nor limit in the advance and might of the DPRK.

- Officials of the Information and Publicity Department of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) Central Committee conducted, together with artistes, the political work at farms in the western area.

- Enlarged plenary meetings of party committees at ministries and national institutions were held to implement the resolutions of the 7th Plenary Meeting of the 8th Central Committee of the WPK.

- Meetings were held to mark the 70th founding anniversaries of South Phyongan and South Hamgyong provincial designing institutes.

- The 36th Festival of Science and Technology took place in each province.


Minju Joson

- An article praises the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un as a peerless patriot who has reliably defended the dignity and sovereignty of Juche Korea. -0- (Juche112.3.18.)