North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Former Minister of People’s Security Ju Sang Song Appeared at War Anniversary Events

Ju Sang Song (Chu Sang-so’ng), who served as Minister of People’s Security from 2004 to 2011, appeared on Korean Central Television [KCTV] evening news on 26 July visiting the Revolutionary … Continue reading

08/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Attends Photo-op With FLW Veterans and

DPRK state media reported on 2 August (Friday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) attended a commemorative photo-op with veteran of the Fatherland Liberation War (Korean War) and Korean People’s … Continue reading

08/03/2013 · Leave a comment

DPRK Premier Visits Mushroom Production Sites and Pyongyang Metro

DPRK state media reported on 1 August (Thursday) that Premier Pak Pong Ju toured Pyongyang Metro stations and mushroom growing production sites.  Pak visited Pyongyang Metro stations, described by KCNA … Continue reading

08/02/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Visits Mansudae Art Studio and Attends KPISF Concert

DPRK state media reported on 13 May (Monday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the Mansudae Art Studio and watched a performance by the Korean People’s Internal Security Forces … Continue reading

05/13/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Observes and Commands Flak Rocket and Drone Drill

DPRK state media reported on 20 March (Wednesday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) observed and commanded a Korean People’s Army [KPA] live fire drill using flak rockets and drones. … Continue reading

03/20/2013 · Leave a comment

Rumors of Dismissed People’s Security Minister Floated in ROK Media

South Korean [ROK] media, citing an interview with an unnamed ROK government official, are circulating rumors that DPRK Minister of People’s Security, Gen. Ri Myong Su (Ri Myo’ng-su) has been … Continue reading

02/28/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Attends Photo-op with KPA Political Lecturers and Inspects KPA Large Combined Unit #630

DPRK stated media reported on 22 February (Friday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) attended a commemorative photo session with Korean People’s Army [KPA] service members and officers and civilian … Continue reading

02/22/2013 · Leave a comment

Annual Loyalty Meeting Held at Mt. Paektu for KJI Birthday

DPRK state media reported on 12 February that the annual loyalty meeting was held near Kim Jong Il’s mythic birthplace next to Mt. Paektu.  Attending the ceremony, held the same … Continue reading

02/14/2013 · Leave a comment

DPRK Newspaper Says Nuclear Test is “people’s demand” as Construction Progresses in Kilchu County

Yonhap News Agency reported on 26 January (Saturday) that an editorial in Rodong Sinmun, the daily newspaper of the Korean Workers’ Party, said that  “A nuclear test is the demand of … Continue reading

01/26/2013 · Leave a comment

Article Archives

January 2021
M T W T F S S
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031