North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Platform Order

The good people at Northeast Asia Matters: The Korean Peninsula have published a translation of Hanguk Ilbo‘s story on the MOU’s report on the platform seating order during the July memorial meeting commemorating the 15th anniversary of the death of Kim Il-sung.  Also, included is a “Top 23” list of the DPRK’s most powerful people.  Jang Song-thaek was not included on the list but his wife Kim Kyong-hui was.  You can see more information about the powerful Ms. Kim (or is that Mrs. Jang?) in my previous post about her.


This article was written on 15 Oct 2009, and is filled under Jang Song-thaek, Kim Family, Kim Jong-il, Korean Workers' Party (KWP), National Defense Commission (NDC).

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