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JH Ahn was an NK News contributor based in Seoul. He previously worked as an interpreter for United States Forces Korea.
Pyongyang has renovated the Sosan Hotel and Kyonghung Restaurant and built a new cruise ship to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, state media have reported.
“Completion of the renovation of Sosan Hotel is a realization of the orders of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il,” Ro Tu Chol, the vice-premier and chairman of the State Planning Commission was quoted as saying by the Korean Central News Agency at the dedication ceremony Monday.