North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Pot’ong River Project Completed

DPRK state media reported on 20 October (Saturday) that Korean People’s Army [KPA] service members, assisted by employees of DPRK Government ministries, the Pyongyang City (municipal) Korean Workers’ Party [KWP] … Continue reading

10/20/2012 · Leave a comment

Party, KPA and DPRK Government Officials Make Condolence Calls to Cambodian Embassy

DPRK state media reported on 17 October (Wednesday) and 18 October (Thursday) that senior officials of the Korean Workers’ Party [KWP], Korean People’s Army [KPA], DPRK Government, Ministry of People’s … Continue reading

10/18/2012 · Leave a comment

KPA Meeting Rallies to Improve Pyongyang Parks

DPRK state media reported on 18 October (Thursday) that officers and service members of the Korean People’s Army [KPA] met in Pyongyang ahead a major improvement project of the city’s … Continue reading

10/18/2012 · Leave a comment

Software and IT Exhibition Opened

DPRK state media reported on 18 October (Thursday) that the 23rd National Software Contest and Exhibition opened at the Three Revolutions Exhibition facility in Pyongyang at which 1,300 computer programs … Continue reading

10/18/2012 · 1 Comment

Office #38 Repurposed?

Kyodo News reported on 18 October (Thursday) that Office #38, a unit of the Korean Workers’ Party [KWP] Finance and Accounting Department which managed some of Kim Jong Il’s cash … Continue reading

10/18/2012 · Leave a comment

T’ongil Street Fitness Center Opened

DPRK state media reported on 16 October (Tuesday) that a ceremony to mark the completion and open the T’ongil Street Fitness Center was held.  Attending the ceremony were Director of … Continue reading

10/16/2012 · 1 Comment

Central Leadership Pays Condolence Call to Cambodian Embassy

DPRK state media reported on 16 October (Tuesday) that Supreme People’s Assembly [SPA] Presidium President Kim Yong Nam, DPRK Cabinet Premier Choe Yong Rim, Korean Workers’ Party [KWP] Secretary Choe … Continue reading

10/16/2012 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Attends Revolutionary Schools’ Anniversary Photo Op

DPRK state media reported on 14 October (Sunday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) attended a commemorative photo session with students, faculty and administrators from the Mangyo’ngdae and Kang Pan … Continue reading

10/14/2012 · Leave a comment

DPRK Premier Visits Pot’ong River Project

DPRK state media reported on 14 October (Sunday) that DPRK Premier Choe Yong Rim visited a river excavation project in the Pot’ong River in central Pyongyang.  Choe was briefed about … Continue reading

10/14/2012 · Leave a comment

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