M-1991 MLRS participating in firing drills near the DMZ. This weapon platform has 22 launching tubes which fire 240mm rockets at a maximum range of 60 km.  

Prices Stay Stable as Summer Heats Up

Market prices in North Korea’s main cities remain stable despite negative conditions as the summer months gather heat. According to inside sources, rice is trading lower than in mid June in Pyongyang, Sinuiju and Hyesan, hitting lows of 4,250 KPW (50 KPW↓), 4380KPW (120KPW↓), and 4800KPW (250KPW↓) respectively.

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Control room of the Taedonggang Combined Fruit Farm. The computer system oversees various production lines which produce fruit juices, processed fruit, perfumes, and shampoos.

Mangyongdae Fun Fair on the outskirts of Pyongyang.

Automated production line for fine aluminum wire rods at Pyongyang Electric Cable Factory 326. The process is designed to use scrap metal collected from factories throughout North Korea, keeping production costs low while at the same time being environmentally friendly. 

A fungi production process at the Hyesan Mushroom Factory. Mushroom farms and production plants have been built in every province throughout North Korea, with all levels of the cultivation process closely watched in cooperation with the Central Mushroom Research Institute.

Pyongyang by night in the summer of 2014.

Terminal 2 of Pyongyang International Airport is rapidly nearing completion. Soldier builders are also simultaneously pushing forward a project to face-lift the area surrounding the airport, planting hundreds of trees and constructing bus stops and a hotel. 

The first batch of trucks with full loads of peaches arrived in Pyongyang. After a ceremony marking their arrival, the trucks started off for various orphanages, seniors homes, and shops in order to provide their cargo free of charge to the people. 

Kaeson Youth Park in Pyongyang, North Korea.