calendar>>January 6. 2009 Juche 98
Joint New Year Editorial Widely Studied in DPRK
Pyongyang, January 6 (KCNA) -- The joint New Year editorial calling for glorifying this year as a year of a new revolutionary upsurge sounding the general advance is arousing the working people of the DPRK to worthwhile action with great attraction.

The people are engrossed in reading the editorial, saying that they should be well versed in the idea and content of the editorial in order to make a historic leap on all fronts in the building of a great, prosperous and powerful nation through a general offensive.

The newspapers carry the full text of the editorial and articles explaining it and TV and radios repeatedly broadcast them, thus helping them in their study.

Officials of industrial establishments and co-op farms across the country are conducting positive organizational and political activities to implant the idea and content of the editorial in the minds of the working people in colorful forms and ways.

Those of the Chollima Steel Complex, Pyongyang Thermal-power Complex, Rakwon Machine Complex, Migok Cooperative Farm in Sariwon City, Sinuiju Cosmetics Factory, Mangyongdae Machine-tool Factory and other units are bringing home the content of the editorial to the working people on the working sites, stirring up their revolutionary enthusiasm to surpass the high-water mark in production.

They are studying hard and discussing the editorial in close combination with practice during breaks. Seen in trolley buses, buses and underground tramcars and other public places are people studying the editorial.

The Korean people are making the utmost efforts to create a speed of the general offensive in the Songun era in hearty response to the militant slogan "Make the fullest development of Songun Korea by inheriting the great tradition of revolutionary upswing!" put forth by the editorial.

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