North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Political Bureau Meeting

DPRK state media reported on 12 February (Tuesday) that the Korean Workers’ Party [KWP] Political Bureau met on 11 February (Monday).  The meeting, attended by “members of the Presidium, members … Continue reading

02/12/2013 · Leave a comment

4th Meeting of Party Cell Secretaries Closes

DPRK state media reported on 29 January (Tuesday) that the 4th Meeting of Party Cell Secretaries closed.  Kim Jong Un and other members of the central leadership attended.  KJU’s last … Continue reading

01/31/2013 · Leave a comment

KJI and KIS Statues Unveiled in Hamhu’ng

DPRK state media reported on 21 December (Friday) that statues of the late DPRK President and founder, Kim Il Sung (Kim Il-so’ng), and his son, the late supreme leader Kim … Continue reading

12/22/2012 · Leave a comment

Ceremony Opens Renovation of Ku’msusan Memorial Palace (updated)

DPRK state media reported on 17 December (Monday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) attended a ceremony opening the renovated Ku’msusan Memorial Palace.  KJU’s last reported public appearance was his … Continue reading

12/17/2012 · Leave a comment

People’s Security National Meeting Held

DPRK state media reported on 23 November (Friday) that a meeting of Ministry of People’s Security [MPS] branch chiefs we held at the 25 April House of Culture in Pyongyang. … Continue reading

11/26/2012 · 1 Comment

Ceremony Held in Hamhu’ng to Deliver MLRS

DPRK state media reported on 12 November (Monday) that multiple-launch rocket systems [MLRS] were delivered to Korean People’s Army [KPA] units after a ceremony held in Hamhu’ng, the capital of … Continue reading

11/12/2012 · 2 Comments

Forestry Workers Meeting Convened

DPRK state media reported on 7 November (Wednesday) that forestry workers convened in a meeting at the People’s Palace of Culture in central Pyongyang.  Attending the meeting were DPRK Cabinet … Continue reading

11/09/2012 · Leave a comment

Political Bureau Meeting Held, Physical Culture and Sports Commission Formed (updated and revised)

DPRK state media reported on 4 November (Sunday) that a meeting of the Korean Workers’ Party [KWP] Political Bureau was held.  KCNA reported that “An enlarged meeting of the Political … Continue reading

11/04/2012 · 1 Comment

Tae Jong Su Working as Chief Party Secretary in South Hamgyo’ng

Tae Jong Su (T’ae Chong-su) is serving as Chief Secretary of the South Hamgyo’ng Korean Workers’ Party [KWP] Provincial Committee.  On 22 October (Monday), the Chinese Embassy in the DPRK … Continue reading

10/24/2012 · Leave a comment

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