North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Kim Jong Un Visits 11 May Factory, Views Mobile ‘Phone Handset

DPRK state media reported on 10 August (Saturday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) toured the 11 May Factory.  He was accompanied by Korean Workers’ Party [KWP] Deputy Department Directors … Continue reading

08/11/2013 · 1 Comment

DPRK TV News Reports on Richardson-Schmidt Visit to Grand People’s Study House and KIS University

DPRK state media aired a brief story (33 seconds) at the end of its 9 January (Wednesday) television newscast which showed former Governor Bill Richardson, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, … Continue reading

01/10/2013 · 2 Comments

Naguib Sawiris Arrives in the DPRK

DPRK state media reported on 4 October (Thursday) that Orascom Group executive Naguib Sawiris and a small delegation arrived in the DPRK.  KCNA reported that Sawiris and the Orascom party … Continue reading

10/05/2012 · Leave a comment