North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Ceremony Opens Mirae Scientists’ Street in Pyongyang

Ceremony Opens Mirae Scientists’ Street in Pyongyang

A ceremony was held on November 3 (Tuesday) to formally open Mirae Scientists’ Street in Pyongyang, a residential district for faculty and researchers of Kim Ch’aek University of Technology.  Attending the ceremony were Pak Pong […]

Nov, 04

Kim Jong Un Visits Mirae Scientists’ Street Construction Project

Kim Jong Un’s last observed appearance was his attendance at a commemorative photo-op with construction workers DPRK state media reported on February 15 (Sunday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited and guided the ongoing […]

Feb, 15

DPRK Premier Visits Construction Work at Wisong Street Apartments and May Day Stadium

DPRK state media reported on 5 July (Saturday) that Premier Pak Pong Ju (Pak Pong-chu) visited the construction of the Wisong Street apartment complex and the renovation of May Day Stadium.  According to KCNA Pak […]

Jul, 05
Jang Song Taek to Visit PRC this Weekend?

Jang Song Taek to Visit PRC this Weekend?

Chang So’ng-t’aek (Jang Song Taek) will reportedly visit cities in and around Jilin Province, PRC, on Saturday [21 May].  If this trip occurs, it would be Chang’s first reported trip to the PRC since Kim […]

May, 17

DPRK Premier Visits Yukyo’ng [Ryugyong] Hotel Site

DPRK Premier Ch’oe Yo’ng-nim visited the construction of the Yukyo’ng Hotel [Ryugyong Hotel].  DPRK press belatedly reported on 11 April [Monday] that Premier Ch’oe visited two locations in Pyongyang on 6 April [Wednesday] the day […]

Apr, 13

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