North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

KJU Visits Ku’msusan to Mark 6th anniversary of KJI’s demise

KJU’s last observed appearance was his attendance at a commemorative photo-op with participants in the eight conference of munitions industry workers Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the Ku’msusan Memorial Palace of the Sun [KPS] […]

Dec, 18

5th Meeting of Party Cell Chairs to Convene

The fifth conference of Party Cell Chairs will convene in Pyongyang during “late December.”  According to DPRK state media the conference “will analyze and review successes and experience gained in the work of Party cells […]

Dec, 18

Central Leadership Visit Ku’msusan and Korean Revolution Museum

Members of the DPRK leadership visited Ku’msusan on December 17 (Sunday) to commemorate the sixth anniversary of the death of DPRK leader Kim Jong Il (Kim Cho’ng-il).  Two groups of senior officials visited Ku’msusan.  At […]

Dec, 18

DPRK Premier Tours Sunch’o’n Cement Complex

DPRK state media reported on December 15 (Friday) that Cabinet Premier and State Affairs Commission Vice-chairman Pak Pong Ju (Pak Pong-chu) visited Sunch’o’n Cement Complex.  He toured various shops and units at the complex, encouraging […]

Dec, 18

DPRK Premier Visits Namhu’ng Youth Chemical Complex and other locales

DPRK state media reported that on December 9th 2017, State Affairs Commission Vice Chairman and DPRK Premier Pak Pong Ju (Pak Pong-chu) toured the Namhu’ng Youth Chemical Complex. During a consultative meeting, he stressed “the need to provide […]

Dec, 18

Tractors and Trucks Shown Off in KIS Square

On December 8, a ceremony opening a demonstration of tractors, trucks and other equipment was held in KIS Square.  Attending the ceremony DPRK Premier and State Affairs Commission Vice Chairman Pak Pong Ju (Pak Pong-chu), […]

Dec, 18

DPRK Premier Visits Hwanghae Iron and Steel, Pyongyang Factories

DPRK state media reported that on November 29th, 2017, State Affairs Commission Vice-chairman and Premier Pak Pong Ju (Pak Pong-chu) toured the Hwanghae Iron and Steel Complex where he “encouraged the workers of the complex in a […]

Dec, 18

PPJ Visits T’ongch’o’n Fishery Station and Dance School Construction

DPRK state media reported on November 25, 2017 that State Affairs Commission Vice-chairman and Premier Pak Pong Ju (Pak Pong-chu) inspected the T’ongch’o’n Fishery Station where he “encouraged its fishermen in their efforts for making big fish […]

Dec, 18

PPJ Tours KJT Locomotive Complex and S. Hwanghae agriculture units

DPRK state media reported on November 15, 2017 State Affairs Commission Vice-chairman and Premier Pak Pong Ju (Pak Pong-chu) toured the Kim Cho’ng-t’ae Electric Locomotive Complex and he “inspired the workers in their efforts to raise a […]

Dec, 18
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