Foreign Languages Publishing House (North Korea)

The Foreign Languages Publishing House (FLPH) is the central North Korean publishing bureau of foreign-language documents, located in the Potonggang-guyok of Pyongyang, North Korea.[1] It employs a small group of foreigners to revise translations of North Korean texts so as to make those texts suitable for foreign-language publication.

Foreign Languages Publishing House
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Korean name
Revised RomanizationOegungmun-chulpansa

The publishing house is under the control of the Propaganda and Agitation Department of the Workers' Party of Korea, which also makes decisions concerning its staff.[2]

Foreign Languages Publishing House maintains the Naenara and Publications of the DPRK web portals,[3][4] and publishes the periodicals Korea [ko], Korea Today, Foreign Trade of the DPRK, and the newspaper Pyongyang Times.[2]

Foreign Languages Publishing House has a sports team in the Paektusan Prize civil servants games.[5]

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  1. ^ "Government Offices, North Korea Uncovered". Retrieved 29 October 2013.
  2. ^ a b "KWP Propaganda and Agitation Department" (PDF). North Korea Leadership Watch. November 2009. p. 2. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Naenara". Foreign Languages Publishing House. 2017. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Publications of the DPRK". Foreign Languages Publishing House. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  5. ^ Ri Sung-ik (9 February 2017). "Paektusan Prize civil servants games continue". The Pyongyang Times. Retrieved 16 May 2017.

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