North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Pak Pong Ju Visits

DPRK state media reported on March 11, 2017 the State Affairs Commission vice chair and DPRK Premier Pak Pong Ju (Pak Pong-chu) visited Namhu’ng Youth Chemical Complex outside Anju, South … Continue reading

03/31/2017

Triplicate: PPJ On-Site Visits

DPRK state media reported on February 2 (Thursday) that State Affairs Commission Vice Chairman and DPRK Premier Pak Pong Ju (Pak Pong-chu) toured Kumso’ng Tractor Factory. Pak toured the factory … Continue reading

02/03/2017

Workers’ Dorms Open at Kim Cho’ng-suk Silk Mill

Workers’ living quarters at the Kim Jong Suk (Kim Cho’ng-suk) Silk Mill in Pyongyang were ceremoniously opened on January 12 (Friday).  The seven-story dormitories have living quarters for workers, dining … Continue reading

01/16/2017

Pak Pong Ju Inspects Industrial Complexes

  DPRK state media reported on December 10, 2016 (Saturday) that State Affairs Commission vice chairman and DPRK Premier Pak Pong Ju toured the Pukch’ang Thermal Power Complex, the To’kch’o’n … Continue reading

12/12/2016

Pak Pong Ju Visits Oxygen Separator Factory

  DPRK state media reported on November 14, 2016 (Monday) that vice chairman of the State Affairs Commission (SAC) and DPRK Premier Pak Pong Ju [Pak Pong-chu] visited the Rakwon … Continue reading

11/14/2016

Kim Jong Un Visits the Ryongaksan Soap Factory

Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his visit to Mangyo’ngdae Revolutionary Site Souvenir Factory DPRK state media reported on October 29 (Saturday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited … Continue reading

10/29/2016

Kim Jong Un Visits Souvenir Factory

Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his visit to Ryongaksan Spring Water Factory DPRK state media reported October 7 (Friday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the Mangyo’ngdae … Continue reading

10/07/2016

Pak Pong Ju Visits Hu’ngnam Port

  DPRK state media reported on October 2, 2016 (Sunday) that State Affairs Commission Vice Chairman and DPRK Premier, Pak Pong Ju, toured Hu’ngnam Port. He learned “about the departure … Continue reading

10/04/2016

Economic Planning Meeting Held

  A national meeting of those active in economic planning was held September 5, 2016 (Monday) at the People’s Palace of Culture. In attendance were DPRK Premier and State Affairs Commission (SAC) … Continue reading

09/10/2016

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