North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Pak Pong Ju Tours Kim Jong Thae Locomotive Complex

  According to DPRK state media, State Affairs Commission vice chair and DPRK Premier Pak Pong Ju (Pak Pong-chu) toured the Kim Cho’ng-t’ae Locomotive Complex on December 22, 2016 (Thursday). … Continue reading

12/23/2016

Joint Conference Discusses 5 Year Plan and Declares 200 Day Speed Battle

A joint national conference of Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK], DPRK Government, economic and Korean People’s Army [KPA] officials was held at the People’s Palace of Culture in Pyongyang during … Continue reading

05/30/2016

70-Day Campaign Officially Ends, Sets the Table for 7th Party Congress

  The 70 Day labor campaign (speed battle) preceding the 7th Congress formally ended this week.  According to a report published by KCNA on May 5 (Thursday) the campaign was … Continue reading

05/06/2016

International Labor Day Marked (May Day! May Day!)

Senior DPRK leadership celebrated International Labor Day (May) on Sunday (May 1).  Kim Yong Nam (President of the Supreme People’s Assembly [SPA] Presidium), Pak Pong Ju (DPRK Premier), Choe Ryong … Continue reading

05/03/2016

DPRK Premier Visits Namp’o and Kim Jong T’ae Locomotive Factory

DPRK state media reported on April 10 (Monday) that Premier Pak Pong Ju (Pak Pong-chu) visited Namp’o and the Kim Jong T’ae Locomotive Factory.  In Namp’o, learned about the operation … Continue reading

04/12/2016

DPRK Premier Visits Ryongnam Dockyard

DPRK state media reported on March 10 (Thursday) that Premier Pak Pong Ju visited Ryongam Dockyard and Namp’o Port, as well as Pyongyang Railway Station. Pak’s first stop was at … Continue reading

03/10/2016

DPRK Premier Visits Wo’nsan and Sep’o Stockbreeding zone

DPRK state media reported on November 19 (Thursday) that DPRK Premier Pak Pong Ju visited the city of Wo’nsan and toured the Sep’o stockbreeding zone in Kangwo’n Province.  Pak toured … Continue reading

11/19/2015

Kim Jong Un Visits Songdowon International Children’s Camp (revised)

DPRK state media reported on 6 July (Sunday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited Songdowon International Children’s Camp in Wo’nsan, Kangwo’n Province.  Attending his visit to the camp were … Continue reading

07/05/2014

Mongolian President Arrives in Pyongyang and Meets with Kim Yong Nam

Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj and a delegation of senior Mongolian government officials arrived in Pyongyang on 28 October (Monday) for a four-day visit ending on 31 October.  President Elbegdorj’s visit … Continue reading

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