The news of satellite launch in the DPRK has encouraged the workers in the economic construction.
Jo Jin Hyon, deputy head of a workshop of the Hungnam Fertilizer Complex, told KCNA:
"The news has greatly encouraged us in the drive for increased production.
Today my workshop raised the production results two times higher than usual. The case will be the same with other workshops."
Pyon Song Chol, a dispatcher at the Kaechon Railway Bureau, said:
"Joyful over the news, our railway workers are working overtime irrespective of shifts. The news has also excited the railway travelers.
The transport workers' zeal for increased carriage is running higher. It is likely that the current month's quota of the bureau would be hit earlier than scheduled."
Thursday, December 13, 2012
"DPRK Workers Encouraged by Successful Satellite Launch" (Korean News)
About half the headlines at Korean News are about their "successful satellite launch." This one is overcome with uncontrollable joy, that one sees a bright future, etc. (The rest of the headlines are the usual swill: "Kim Jong Il, Peerlessly Great Man," "Members of Women's Union Vow Loyalty to Kim Jong Un," etc.) According to this one, the Juche masses were so encouraged by the great news that "railway workers are working overtime irrespective of shifts" --out of joy, you understand. And, of course, the Hungnam Fertilizer Complex is never out of the news for long: