Posts tagged Kim Chaek University of Technology


Pyongyang’s solar street lamps

New solar-powered street lamps were featured on the main 8pm evening news on North Korean state TV this week. The solar panel and battery combo that powers the lamps was developed by Kim Chaek University of Technology and was introduced by an associate professor at the university named Cho Hyon [...]

Defector claims up to 3,000 hackers in North Korea

North Korea is continuing to strengthen its ranks of elite hackers and could have up to 3,000 of them, a North Korean defector said in Seoul on Wednesday. (Update: New information below) Kim Heung-kwang, a former professor at Pyongyang Computer Technology University and member of the North Korea [...]

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 Study House in Pyongyang [...]

Kim Jong Il Inspects Manpho Unhwa Factory

Pyongyang, September 12 (KCNA) — General Secretary Kim Jong Il provided field guidance to the Manpho Unhwa Factory alive with the dynamic drive for pushing back the frontiers of latest science and technology. Full Story: KCNA
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