North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Kim Jong Un Attends Photo Op and Concert

DPRK state media reported on 30 July (Tuesday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) attended a commemorative photo session with veterans of the Fatherland Liberation War (Korean War).  His last … Continue reading

07/31/2012 · Leave a comment

DPRK Premier Tours Flooded Songchon and Sinyang Counties

DPRK state media reported on 31 July (Tuesday) that DPRK Premier Choe Yong Rim toured flood-ravaged areas of So’ngch’o’n County, South P’yo’ngan Province which is located approximately 27 miles (44 … Continue reading

07/31/2012 · 1 Comment

Kim Jong Un Attends Performance by KPISF, Visits Health Complex & Outdoor Ice Rink

DPRK state media reported on 26 July (Thursday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) attended an art performance given by the song and dance ensemble of the Korean People’s Internal Security … Continue reading

07/27/2012 · 2 Comments

Events Commemorating 27 July Begin

On 23 July (Monday) DPRK state media reported that “grand celebrations are to be held in Pyongyang, capital of the revolution, amid great expectation and concern of the entire army … Continue reading

07/27/2012 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un and His Wife Visit Rungna Island and Attend Its Opening

DPRK state media reported on 24 July (Tuesday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the amusement park and dolphinarium on Rungna Island in Pyongyang.  KJU’s last reported public appearance … Continue reading

07/25/2012 · 4 Comments

People’s Security Minister Visits China

DPRK state media reported on 24 July (Tuesday) that Minister of People’s Security, Gen. Ri Myong Su (Ri Myo’ng-su), a member of the Korean Workers’ Party [KWP] Political Bureau and … Continue reading

07/25/2012 · Leave a comment

Choe Ryong Hae Visits Folk Park and Agricultural Academy

DPRK state media reported on 24 July (Tuesday) that VMar Choe Ryong Hae, director of the Korean People’s Army [KPA] General Political Department (bureau) visited the Academy of Agricultural Science … Continue reading

07/24/2012 · Leave a comment

DPRK Premier Choe Yong Rim Visits Farms and Chemical Complex

DPRK state media reported on 23 July (Monday) that DPRK Premier Choe Yong Rim visited Namhu’ng Youth Chemical Complex in South P’yo’ngan Province and farms in  North Hwanghae Province and … Continue reading

07/23/2012 · Leave a comment

London Calling

DPRK state media reported that Minister of Physical Culture and Sports, Pak Myong Chol, departed Pyongyang on 21 July (Saturday) to attend the summer Olympics in London.  According to KCNA, … Continue reading

07/23/2012 · Leave a comment

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