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Category Archives: Kim Jong-un

Expanded Central Military Commission Meeting Held

  Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his inspection of an island landing drill in the West Sea DPRK state media reported on February 23 (Monday) that an expanded … Continue reading

02/23/2015

Expanded Political Bureau Meeting Held

Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his visit to Ku’msusan at midnight on February 16   An expanded meeting of the Worker’s Party of Korea [WPK] Central Committee Political Bureau … Continue reading

02/18/2015

Kim Jong Un Visits Ku’msusan on KJI Birth Anniversary

Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his visit to the construction of Mirae Scientists Street Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n), accompanied by senior officials of the Korean People’s Army … Continue reading

02/16/2015

Military Promotions Effected for the Day of the Shining Star

  On February 14 (Saturday), Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) promoted 27 Korean People’s Army [KPA] commanders to mark the birth anniversary of late DPRK leader Kim Jong Il (Kim … Continue reading

02/15/2015

Kim Jong Un Visits Mirae Scientists’ Street Construction Project

Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his attendance at a commemorative photo-op with construction workers DPRK state media reported on February 15 (Sunday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) … Continue reading

02/15/2015

New KPA Special Operations Forces Commander

Lt. Gen. Kim Yong Bok (Kim Yo’ng-pok) has been appointed commanding officer of the Korean People’s Army [KPA] XI Corps (or Storm Corps), the military’s primary special operations forces [SOF] … Continue reading

02/15/2015

WPK Political Bureau Meeting Resolves to “Meaningfully” Celebrate the Party’s 70th

The Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK; KWP] Central Committee Political Bureau met in Pyongyang on February 10 (Tuesday).  In attendance was the Political Bureau’s Presidium (standing committee), members and alternate … Continue reading

02/13/2015

Kim Yo Jong Married?

On January 2, 2015, Yonhap reported that WPK Propaganda and Agitation Deputy Director Kim Yo Jong (Kim Yo-cho’ng), younger sister of Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n), married a son of WPK Secretary … Continue reading

01/03/2015

Kim Jong Un Visits Pyongyang Orphanage and Baby Home

Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his delivery of the 2015 New Year’s Address Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the  Pyongyang Baby Home and Orphanage on January 1 … Continue reading

01/02/2015

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