North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Kim Jong Un Tours Flood Recovery Work in Raso’n

Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his visit to the Paektusan Youth Power Plant DPRK state media reported on September 18 (Friday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) toured flood … Continue reading

09/21/2015

Head of DPRK Atomic Energy Institute Gives Interview to NK Press (updated)

updated September 20 KCNA disseminated the gist of an essay published in Minju Joson on September 20 (Saturday) which said: The U.S. and south Korean authorities are running the whole gamut … Continue reading

09/15/2015

NADA Director Gives Interview to NK Press

The Director of the DPRK National Aerospace Development Administration [NADA] gave an interview to DPRK state media on September 14 (Monday) with regard to “the achievements made by its scientists … Continue reading

09/14/2015

Kim Jong Un Visits Paektusan Youth Power Station

Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his attendance of a concert by the Kim Il-so’ng Socialist Youth League Art Propaganda Squad DPRK state media reported on September 14 (Monday) … Continue reading

09/14/2015

Kyodo News Delegation Visits the DPRK

A delegation of the Kyodo News Agency made its annual visit to DPRK from September 8 to September 12.  The delegation was led by Kyodo’s president Masaki Fukuyama.  During their … Continue reading

09/14/2015

Centenary of the birth of Ryu Kyong Su commemorated

The 100th birth anniversary (centenary) of DPRK hero Ryu Kyong Su (1915-1958 [Yu Kyo’ng-su] ) was commemorated with a memorial meeting and graveside remembrance service on September 10 (Thursday).  The … Continue reading

09/14/2015

Kim Jong Un Attends Concert of Youth League Art Propaganda Squad

Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his attendance at a concert marking the 55th anniversary of DPRK-Cuba relations DPRK state media reported on September 10 (Thursday) that Kim Jong … Continue reading

09/14/2015

Central Report Meeting Marks Foundation Day

A central report meeting was held at the People’s Palace of Culture in Pyongyang on September 8 (Tuesday) to commemorate the 67th anniversary of the foundation of the DPRK (observed … Continue reading

09/09/2015

Kim Jong Un Meets with Cuban Delegation and Attends Concert (revised)

Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his visit to the Sinu’iju Measuring Instrument Factory Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) met with a delegation of senior Cuban Government officials and … Continue reading

09/07/2015

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