North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Back-to-Back DPRK Delegations Visit Europe

DPRK Vice Foreign Minister Kung Sok Ung and delegation of the DPRK Foreign Ministry returned to the DPRK on 2 November (Saturday) after a 17-day visit to European countries.  Many … Continue reading

11/02/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Visits Kosan Fruit Farm

DPRK state media reported on 3 June (Monday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the Kosan Fruit Farm in Kosan County, Kangwo’n Province.  Attending the visit were Gen. Kim … Continue reading

06/04/2013 · Leave a comment

DPRK Developing Master Economic Plan with German Advice

German media reported on 4 January (Friday) that the DPRK is formulating a “master plan” to develop its economy and attract foreign investment with advice from German economists and attorneys. … Continue reading

01/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Choe Yong Rim Visits Iron and Steel Complex, Attends Trade Fair

DPRK state media reported on Wednesday (16 May) that DPRK Cabinet Premier Choe Yong Rim inspected the Hwanghae Iron and Steel Complex on Tuesday (15 May).  KCNA reports: The workers … Continue reading

05/16/2012 · Leave a comment

Gone Diplorellin’

Among the felonies, misdemeanors and minor trespasses committed by the DPRK’s diplomatic corps, this may rank as one of the most memorable.  On 15 January (Sunday) police in Berlin caught … Continue reading

01/19/2012 · 1 Comment

DPRK Ambassador to Germany Appointed

The SPA Presidium appointed Ri Si-hong (Yi Si-hong; Ri Si Hong) as DPRK Ambassador to Germany.  Ri replaces Hong Ch’ang-il, who was appointed ambassador in Berlin in March 2006.  Hong … Continue reading


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