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DPRK Doctorate in Linguistics Conferred on Overseas Compatriot and Chinese Graduate Student
Pyongyang, December 7 (KCNA) -- The DPRK doctorate in linguistics was conferred on Jang Song Il, a Korean teacher at the Yanbian University of China, and Niu Xiao, a Chinese graduate student of Kim Il Sung University.

They contributed to putting the structural features of accent of Pyongyang cultured language on a scientific basis and setting right misuses of words by foreigners in learning Korean.

An awarding-ceremony took place at the Mansudae Assembly Hall on Wednesday.

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