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28 Nov 2003 description

Pyongyang, November 28 (KCNA) -- The International Communications Center of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea has kicked off e-mail service. The e-mail service guarantees the privacy of correspondence as it has a network security system. It has also a large transmission ban, which provides many subscribers with high-speed information exchange at a time. When a user dials 165 on computer to call e-mail service, he gets connected to international e-mail service system. He then types the user name and password to identify as an authorized user.

17 May 2003 description

Pyongyang, May 17 (KCNA) -- The government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea gave a reception in honor of the Swiss chief of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and her party on a visit to the DPRK at the Mansudae Assembly Hall yesterday evening. DPRK Foreign Minister Paek Nam Sun, addressing the reception, said that the Swiss government and people have offered sincere aid to the DPRK out of humanitarianism, which greatly encouraged the Korean people in their efforts to do away with the natural disasters.

22 Apr 2003 description

Pyongyang, April 22 (KCNA) -- The European Union donated more than 60,000 tons of urea fertilizer to the DPRK. The fertilizer donated by the EU this year as it did last year will help increase the agricultural production.

08 Mar 2003 description

Pyongyang, March 8 (KCNA) -- The first ship carrying food anchored at Nampho port on Saturday according to the decision of the EU at the end of 2002 to provide more than 70,000 tons of food to the DPRK through the WFP. The food aid from the EU will encourage the Korean people in their efforts to recover from the aftermath of the natural disasters.

27 Feb 2003 description

Pyongyang, February 27 (KCNA) -- The U.S. Government on Feb. 25 decided to donate 100,000 tons of food to the DPRK this year through the World Food Program.

14 Feb 2003 description

Pyongyang, February 14 (KCNA) -- Choe Su Hon, Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs, in his capacity as chairman of the national co-ordinating committee for UNICEF in the DPRK, and Richard Bridle, UNICEF representative, signed the joint project plans of the year 2003 on Feb. 10. In 2003 UNICEF will continue to support humanitarian and development activities aimed at fulfillment of children's rights to a total of us 12.3 million, subject to availability of funds.