North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Kim Jong Un Visits Kim Jong Suk Textile Mill

Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his visit to Ku’mkop Foodstuffs Factory DPRK state media reported on January 28 (Thursday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the Kim … Continue reading

01/27/2016

DPRK Premier Visits Taean Heavy Machine Complex and Sports Equipment Factory

DPRK state media reported on January 25 (Monday) that Cabinet Premier Pak Pong Ju visited Taean Heavy Machine Complex an the Athletic Apparatus Factory.  He toured the Taean Heavy Machine … Continue reading

01/26/2016

DPRK Premier Visits Agricultural Sites in South Hwanghae Province

DPRK state media reported on January 23 (Saturday) that Premier Pak Pong Ju and other senior Cabinet officials visited agricultural-related sites in South Hwanghae Province.  Pak visited an irrigation and … Continue reading

01/24/2016

Power Station Cadres and Workers Receive Eponymous Award

DPRK state media reported on January 23 (Saturday) that nearly 13,000 party and Korean People’s Army [KPA] officials, cadres and “youth shock brigade” workers and other construction personnel received the … Continue reading

01/24/2016

Kim Jong Un Visits Ku’mkop General Foodstuffs Factory

Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his visit to the Youth Movement Museum DPRK state media reported on January 23 (Saturday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the … Continue reading

01/23/2016

Kim Jong Un Meets with Nuclear Scientists

  Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his visit to the Ministry of the People’s Armed Forces DPRK state media reported on January 11 (Monday) that Kim Jong Un … Continue reading

01/10/2016

Kim Jong Un Visits Ministry of the People’s Armed Forces

Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his field inspection of KPA artillery drills.  This is is first reported public appearance since the DPRK announced its fourth nuclear test on … Continue reading

01/09/2016

DPRK Announces Fourth Nuclear Test

The DPRK government announced that it conducted a successful test of a hydrogen bomb at 10:00 AM [NKST] January 6 (Wednesday).    The announcement came through a special bulletin aired … Continue reading

01/06/2016

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