Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 132km E of Enarotali, Indonesia
KCNA: "Kim Yo Jong welcomed Chinese art troupe's visit to the DPRK once again and exchanged greetings with Song Taoin an amicable atmosphereShe saidthe artistes of the fraternal Chinese people would not feel the slightest inconvenience during their stay."
KCNA: "Kim Yo Jong, alternate member of the Political Bureau and first vice department director of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, Friday called at the lodgings of the Chinese art troupe led by Song Tao."
KCNA: "The visit to the DPRK by the famous large-scale art troupe of China at the time when the DPRK-China friendly relations enter into a fresh high phaseis of weighty significance in carrying forward and developing the DPRK-China friendship."
KCNA: "The International Department of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) hosted a reception for the Chinese art troupe, on a visit to the DPRK to take part in the 31st April Spring Friendship Art Festival, at Pyongyang Koryo Hotel."
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KCNA: "The U.K. would be well advised to deal with its domestic issues properly, instead of ingratiating itself with others and poking into affairs that are none of their business."
KCNA: "This cannot be construed otherwise thanan action that encourages confrontation and tension on the peninsula against the trend of the times. The DPRKwill not tolerate any action of infringement upon its sovereignty, whatever the nature and type of such actions might be"
KCNA: "Last year the U.K. raised concerns about the DPRK's nuclear forces posing 'a threat to London', and it is busy sending its warships to the region."
KCNA: "The U.K. committed an extremely provocative act against the DPRK by dispatching its warships to the waters around the Korean peninsula, claiming that they are supporting the implementation of the so-called UNSC 'sanctions resolution'."
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KCNA: "The DPRK advancing along the road of socialism with firm faith in victory is the beacon of hope for the world people and gives them courage and strength for making advance in the face of all sorts of difficulties."
KCNA: "The International Institute of the Juche Ideawas founded in Tokyo of Japan on April 9, 1978 and organizations for the study of the Juche idea were formed in continents and countriesThe ranks of Juche idea followers have grown in scope and strength ever since."
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 4km E of Npongge, Indonesia
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KCNA: "They deeply explained and proved the scientific accuracyof Kim Jong Il's Juche-oriented ideology and theory on music arts, creating the Korean-style operas which put the interrelationship between the words and melodies in vocal music pieceson a high level."
KCNA: "Speakers praised leader Kim Jong Il as an outstanding great master in ideology and theory as he gave scientific clarification of the nature and mission of music and, on this basis, put the music arts on the status of humanics."
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KCNA: "The 20th Kimilsungia Festival opened here with due ceremonyThe festival on the theme of 'Kimilsungias in full bloom with yearning for our leader' brought togetherpeople from all walks of life and school youththat displayed tens of thousands of potted Kimilsungias."
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 116km E of Miyako, Japan
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KCNA: "The performers sang of revolutionary feats of the PresidentThe numbers also included quintet 'The General Is Our Father', solo and chorus 'We Call You Father'."
KCNA: "The women's union gave a performancein celebration of the 106th birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung. Put on the stage were poem and song 'Let's Sing of the Day of the Sun', all-people hymn 'Song of Loyalty', solo'We Live in the Embrace of the Leader.'"
KCNA: "Those presented by the Haebangsan Hotel, the Kumkop General Foodstuff Factory for Sportspeopleand the Kumsong Foodstuff Factory were highly estimated by visitors for their wonderful taste, high nutritional value and sophisticated formative artistry."
KCNA: "Cooks and skilled persons from across the country created sweet and biscuit sculptures of various themes by use of various methods of representationthe Chongryu Restaurant presented personified animal sculptures high in dietary value and strong in impression."
KCNA: "The third sweet and biscuit sculpture show was held at the Chongryu Restaurant from April 10 to 12 on the occasion of the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung. Presented to the showwere more than 2260 pieces of over 790 kinds created by 60 units."