North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

DPRK Foreign Trade Minister Meets Iranian Vice President (Updated)

DPRK state media reported on 13 November (Tuesday) that Minister of Foreign of Trade Ri Ryong Nam met one Iran’s Vice Presidents, Behrouz Moradi, in Tehran on 12 November (Monday) … Continue reading

11/17/2012 · Leave a comment

Wrestling Matches Held Between DPRK, Japanese Teams

DPRK state media reported on 15 November (Thursday) that wrestling matches between the DPRK University of Physical Education and the Nippon Sport Science University here held at Pyongyang Indoor Stadium. … Continue reading

11/16/2012 · Leave a comment

Mothers’ Meeting Held

DPRK state media reported on 15 November (Thursday) that the Fourth National Meeting of Mothers was held at 25 April House of Culture in Pyongyang.  Attending the meeting were Supreme … Continue reading

11/16/2012 · Leave a comment

Jang Song Taek Meets with Japanese Delegations

DPRK state media reported on 15 November (Thursday) that Jang Song Taek (Chang So’ng-t’aek; Jang Song Thaek) met and talked  with Kanji Inoki of the Inoki Genome Federation and Kenshiro … Continue reading

11/15/2012 · Leave a comment

Jang Song Taek Watches Soccer Match Between DPRK and Japanese Teams

DPRK state media reported on 14 November (Wednesday) that National Defense Commission Vice Chairman, Korean Workers’ Party Administration Department Director and State Physical Culture and Sports Commission Chairman Jang Song … Continue reading

11/14/2012 · Leave a comment

Japanese Delegations Visit DPRK

DPRK state media reported on 12 November (Monday) that two Japanese delegations arrived in Pyongyang.  Kanji Inoki (a.k.a. Antonio Inoki), president of the Inoki Genome Federation (a professional wrestling organization) … Continue reading

11/13/2012 · Leave a comment

Ceremony Held in Hamhu’ng to Deliver MLRS

DPRK state media reported on 12 November (Monday) that multiple-launch rocket systems [MLRS] were delivered to Korean People’s Army [KPA] units after a ceremony held in Hamhu’ng, the capital of … Continue reading

11/12/2012 · 2 Comments

Opening of Ryugyong Health Complex, Ice Rink and Skate Park Held

DPRK state media reported on 9 November (Friday) that the Ryugyong Health Complex, People’s Open-air Ice Rink and the Pyongyang Skate Park was formally opened.  The ceremony was attended by … Continue reading

11/10/2012 · Leave a comment

DPRK Premier Visits Kangwo’n Province

DPRK state media reported on 9 November (Friday) that DPRK Cabinet Premier Choe Yong Rim visited grasslands under development in three areas of Kangwo’n Province.  According to KCNA “the creation … Continue reading

11/10/2012 · Leave a comment

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