State media review: Chinese delegation to visit North Korea for military parade
An in-depth analysis of celebrations for 75th founding anniversary, taekwondo triumphs, anti-Japan propaganda and more
North Korean state media highlighted upcoming festivities to mark the 75th founding anniversary of the country, which falls this weekend. The country has concerts, exhibitions and a paramilitary parade planned while Kim Jong Un is said to have received congratulatory messages and flowers from numerous foreign leaders.
On Thursday morning, state media reported that Vice Premier Liu Guozhong will lead a delegation to Pyongyang for the festivities. Liu’s portfolio includes economics and agriculture, suggesting he will discuss future cooperation in these areas with his North Korean counterparts and perhaps even the leader himself.
- 01State media review: North Korea dubs Yoon ‘diplomatic idiot’ over Russia remarks
- 02North Korea faces daunting challenge in modernizing its archaic naval fleet
- 03How North Korea and Russia could build their own crypto ‘shadow economy’
- 04North Korean launchpad busy despite Putin’s vow to help launch DPRK satellites
- 05Why China isn’t too worried about Kim Jong Un’s trip to cozy up to Russia
- 06State media review: Kim Jong Un ramps up personality cult with new mosaic mural
- 07Why interoperability remains a hurdle for trilateral cooperation on North Korea
- 08North Korea confirms long-time weapons official leading top missile bureau