North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

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

06/23/2014

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

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

WPRK Parade and Demonstration Held to Mark DPRK’s 65th Anniversary

The Worker-Peasant Red Guards [WPRG] staged a parade, followed by a demonstration by Pyongyangites, in Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang on 9 September (Monday), the 65th anniversary of the … Continue reading

09/10/2013 · 2 Comments

Wreath Laying Ceremonies at Grave of Kim Il Sung’s Grandfather

Floral wreath-laying ceremonies were held at the grave of Kim Po Hyon (1871-1955), grandfather of late DPRK President and founder Kim Il Sung (Kim Il-so’ng), in Mangyo’ngdae in Pyongyang on … Continue reading

08/20/2013 · Leave a comment

Agroforestry Workshop Held

The DPRK Ministry of Land and Environmental Protection, in conjunction with the Swiss Development Cooperation Office DPRK, held an agroforestry (i.e. trees on farms) workshop from 4 to 8 August.  According to … Continue reading

08/12/2013 · Leave a comment

DPRK Premier Visits Cooperative Farms in S. P’yo’ngan

DPRK state media reported on 31 July (Wednesday) that Premier Pak Pong Ju visited two cooperative farms in So’ngch’o’n County, South P’yo’ngan Province.  Pak visited the “township cooperative farm” where … Continue reading

07/31/2013 · Leave a comment

DPRK Premier Visits Farms in South Hwanghae Province

DPRK state media reported on 21 July (Sunday) that Cabinet Premier Pak Pong Ju visited the Pu’ndok Cooperative Farm in Chaeryo’ng (Jaeryong) County, the Oguk Cooperative Farm in Anak County … Continue reading

07/22/2013 · 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

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