June 09, 2023

North Korean media signals final push to complete Wonsan beach resort by April 

Landscaping and interior work well underway, Rodong Sinmun reports, though other signs point to possible delay

As the official April 15 deadline to complete the giant Wonsan-Kalma Coastal Tourist Area construction project looms, North Korean state media on Wednesday signaled plans are on track to meet the target opening date. 

The ruling party daily Rodong Sinmun reported on its front page on Wednesday that interior construction and landscaping of the 5 km-long (3.25 mi) beachside resort were well underway, suggesting the project is in its final stages.