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Category Archives: Pak Pong Ju

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


DPRK Premier Visits Sinp’o Open Sea Fishery Complex

DPRK state media reported on 27 June (Friday) that Premier Pak Pong Ju (Pak Pong-chu) visited the Sinp’o Pelagic (open sea) Fishing Complex in South Hamgyo’ng Province.  He toured the … Continue reading


DPRK Premier Visits Taean Heavy Machine Complex and other sites

DPRK state media reported on 23 June (Monday) that Premier Pak Pong Ju visited the construction of a mushroom farm, toured areas effected by drought in South Hwanghae Province and … Continue reading


DPRK Premier Visits Power Station and Chemical Factory

DPRK state media reported on 5 November (Tuesday) that Premier Pak Pong Ju visited the Sunch’o’n Chemical Factory, Pukch’ang Thermal Power Complex and the To’kch’o’n Area Coal Mining Complex . … Continue reading

11/05/2013 · Leave a comment

DPRK Premier Tours KPA Breeding Farm Construction

DPRK state media reported on 1 November (Friday) that Premier Pak Pong Ju toured the construction of the second phase of Korean People’s Army [KPA] Breeding Station #621  He toured … Continue reading

11/02/2013 · Leave a comment

Mongolian President Departs the DPRK

Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj and a senior Mongolian Government delegation departed the DPRK on 31 October (Thursday) after a four day visit.  Attending the farewell ceremony were Kim Yong Nam … Continue reading

10/31/2013 · 1 Comment

DPRK Premier Visits Farm in South Hwanghae

DPRK state media reported on 26 October (Saturday) that Cabinet Premier Pak Pong Ju visited a cooperative farm and the construction South Hwanghae Provincial Mushroom Farm.  Pak first toured the … Continue reading

10/27/2013 · 2 Comments

Mirim Riding Club Opened

The Mirim Riding Club in east Pyongyang (formerly known as the Equestrian Company of Korean People’s Army [KPA] Unit #534) was formally opened at a ceremony on 25 October (Friday). … Continue reading

10/27/2013 · Leave a comment

Munsu Water Park Opens

The Munsu Water Park, a water amusement park in east Pyongyang that has been under construction since February 2013, opened with a ceremony on 15 October (Tuesday).  Ceremony participants included … Continue reading

10/16/2013 · 2 Comments

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