North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

National Meeting Held to Commemorate Foundation Day

DPRK state media reported that a national meeting commemorating the 64th anniversary of the foundation of the DPRK was held at the 25 April House of Culture on 8 September … Continue reading

09/09/2012 · 1 Comment

Kim Jong Gak Meets with Cuban Military Delegation

DPRK state media reported that visiting delegation of Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces, led by Gen. Joaquin Quinta Sola, met Minister of the People’s Armed Forces, VMar Kim Jong Gak on … Continue reading

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Kim Jong Un Visits Gym & Pyongyang Folk Park

DPRK state media reported on 7 September (Friday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n), escorted by his wife Ri Sol Ju (Ri So’l-chu), visited the construction of a gym on … Continue reading

09/08/2012 · Leave a comment

Monuments Dedicated at Chol Pass and Tongil Street

DPRK state media reported that a monument dedicated to Kim Jong Il’s military-first (so’ngun) leadership was dedicated on Friday (7 September) at Chol Pass in Kangwo’n Province.  Attending the ceremony … Continue reading

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Jang Song Taek Delivers Floral Wreath and Condolence Message to Family Members of the Rev. Sun Myung Moon

DPRK state media reported on 7 September (Friday) that Jang Song Taek (Chang So’ng-t’aek), Vice Chairman of the National Defense Commission [NDC] presented a floral wreath and condolence message, on … Continue reading

09/07/2012 · Leave a comment

DPRK, Cuba Military Delegations Meet

DPRK and Cuban state media reported that delegations of the Korean People’s Army [KPA] and the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces met in Pyongyang on 6 September (Thursday).  The DPRK was … Continue reading

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KPA Meeting Held for Renovation of War Museum

DPRK state media reported on 6 September (Thursday) that a meeting was held on the plaza of the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War (Korean War) Memorial Tower to rally Korean People’s … Continue reading

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Pyongyang Restaurant in Amsterdam Closed

The Pyongyang Restaurant in Amsterdam has closed.  The restaurant, located in the west of the city in Osdorp, opened for business in January 2012.  It was a joint venture between … Continue reading

09/07/2012 · 4 Comments

Supreme People’s Assembly to Convene on 25 September

DPRK state media reported on 5 September (Wednesday) that the DPRK’s unicameral legislature, the Supreme People’s Assembly [SPA] will convene its 6th session (plenum; plenary meeting) at Mansudae Assembly Hall … Continue reading

09/05/2012 · Leave a comment

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