North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Two Sports Economy Projects Completed

Two construction projects linked to the DPRK’s policy of promoting sports and physical culture were opened in Pyongyang on 3 October (Thursday).  A ceremony was held on Thursday marking the … Continue reading


Wreath Laying Ceremonies Held to Mark 64th Anniversary of Kim Jong Suk’s Death

A floral wreath laying ceremony were held at the memorial bust of Kim Jong Suk (Kim Cho’ng-suk) at the Revolutionary Martyrs Cemetery in Pyongyang on 22 September (Sunday) to mark … Continue reading

09/22/2013 · Leave a comment

Post and Telecom Workers Hold National Meeting

A national meeting of managers and workers in the DPRK’s post and telecommunications sector was held at the 25 April House of Culture in Pyongyang on 16 September (Monday).  Attending … Continue reading

09/18/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Attends Soccer Game Prior to Liberation Day

Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) attended a men’s football (soccer) game between the Ryongaksan and Pot’onggang teams at Kim Il Sung (Kim Il-so’ng) Stadium in Pyongyang on 14 August (Wednesday). … Continue reading

08/14/2013 · Leave a comment

Senior DPRK Government and Party Officials Visit FLW Veterans’ Accomodations

Senior officials of the DPRK Government and the Korean Workers’ Party [KWP] visited Fatherland Liberation War (Korean War) veterans at their accommodations in Pyongyang on 24 July (Wednesday).   Supreme … Continue reading

07/25/2013 · Leave a comment

A New Party Economic Department?

Radio Free Asia, citing two anonymous sources based in Chagang and Yanggang Provinces, reports that the Korean Workers’ Party [KWP] created a new department in June within the Central Committee … Continue reading

07/17/2013 · 1 Comment

Kim Jong Un Visits War Museum

Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the renovated Victorious Fatherland Liberation (Korean) War Museum which will reopen soon.  He was accompanied by Pak Pong Ju (DPRK Premier) VMar Choe Ryong … Continue reading

07/11/2013 · Leave a comment

Army-People Meeting Supporting Masikryo’ng Speed Battle Held at Grazing Land Reclamation

DPRK state media reported that Korean People’s Army [KPA] and civilian construction personnel contributing to the Sep’o grazing land reclamation project in Kangwo’n Province held an army-people solidarity meeting in … Continue reading

06/14/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Visits Yanggakdo Stadium and Football Game

DPRK state media reported on 29 April (Monday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the Yanggakdo Stadium and attended the men’s football finals for the Mangyo’ngdae Prize at Kim … Continue reading

04/30/2013 · Leave a comment

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