It is one of the most important issues of achieving rapid progress of the national economy to give definite priority to the electricity productionN. Korea's Kim stresses energy production Jan 06, 2009
We must now stress people's academic background in all walks of lifeN.Korea's Kim calls for younger leaders Jan 05, 2006
Unless North Korea lifts the shackles placed on its economy and moves toward wholesale reform and opening-up policies, its fresh efforts cannot bear fruitAnalysis: North Korea on capitalist path? Sep 23, 2002
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Kim Il-sung (15 April 1912 – 8 July 1994) was a Korean communist politician who led the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (better known as North Korea) from its founding in 1948 until his death in 1994. He held the posts of Prime Minister from 1948 to 1972 and President from 1972 to his death. He was also the Chairman and General Secretary of the Workers Party of Korea.