Grand People’s Study House

Kim Jong Il calls for computer network expansion

Kim Jong Il has called for the expansion of a domestic computer network, according to domestic media reports. His comments were made earlier this month, when he visited the recently-built North Hwanghae Provincial People′s Study House, said KCNA and state radio. The study house was…


A closer look at the e-learning system

The North Korean media have made some noise in the past few months about a new distance-education system. There have been several reports on KCNA about the system and in late November it featured on the evening KRT News. I pulled some stills from the…


Distance education network reportedly launched

In mid November the North Korean state media carried stories about the inauguration of a new distance-learning network. The reports expand on a brief bulletin issued in early October about the start of an “online lecture” service. The network is based at the Grand People’s…