North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Nuclear Test Personnel Visit Ku’msusan and Revolutionary Martyrs’ Cemetery After Arriving in Pyongyang

DPRK state media reported on 21 February that personnel involved in the 12 February 2013 nuclear test visited the Ku’msusan Memorial Palace of the Sun and paid their respects at … Continue reading

02/21/2013 · Leave a comment

DPRK Premier Visits Turf Institute, Textile Machine Factory and Cemetery Construction

DPRK state media reported on 21 February (Thursday) that DPRK Cabinet Premier Choe Yong Rim visited the construction of a Korean People’s Army [KPA] cemetery, the State Academy of Sciences … Continue reading

02/21/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Conducts First Inspection of Military Unit in 2013

DPRK state media reported on 20 February (Wednesday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) inspected of Korean People’s Army [KPA] Unit #323.  It was his first reported public field inspection … Continue reading

02/21/2013 · Leave a comment

Nuclear Test Personnel Will Visit Pyongyang

DPRK state media reported on 20 February (Wednesday) that personnel involved in the country’s third nuclear test have been invited to Pyongyang, in a similar fashion to the personnel involved … Continue reading

02/20/2013 · Leave a comment

Former DPRK Vice Premier Kim Rak Hui Dies (updated on 20 February)

DPRK state media reported on 18 February (Monday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) sent a floral basket to the funeral of Kim Rak Hui (Kim Rak-hu’i; Kim Nak-hu’i), a … Continue reading

02/18/2013 · 1 Comment

Kim Jong Un Visits Ku’msusan and Attends Statue Unveiling Ceremony at Mangyongdae Revolutionary School

DPRK state media reported on 16 February (Saturday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the Ku’msusan Memorial Palace of the Sun and attended a statue unveiling ceremony at Mangyo’ngdae … Continue reading

02/16/2013 · 2 Comments

KJU Attends Watch Presentation Ceremony

DPRK state media reported on 15 February (Friday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) attended a ceremony at which gold wristwatches  were awarded to “service personnel, scientists, technicians and labor … Continue reading

02/15/2013 · Leave a comment

KPA Promotions List Issued for Day of the Shining Star (KJI Birthday) (updated)

DPRK state media reported on 15 February (Friday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n), in his capacity as Korean People’s Army [KPA] Supreme Commander, promoted ten (10) party officials or … Continue reading

02/15/2013 · Leave a comment

Kimjongilia Festival Opened

DPRK state media reported on 14 February (Thursday) that the 17th Kimjongilia Festival was formally opened.  Attending the opening ceremony were KWP Secretary Kim Ki Nam and Supreme People’s Assembly … Continue reading

02/14/2013 · Leave a comment

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