North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Symphony Orchestra Gives Foundation Day Concert

The National Symphony Orchestra gave a concert Socialist Symphony at Moranbong Theater on September 10 (Monday) to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the DPRK. Attending the concert were Supreme People’s Assembly [SPA] […]

Sep, 12

Science Book Fair Opens

The 11th annual Pyongyang International Science and Technology Book Fair opened at the Sci-Tech Complex on September 10 (Monday).  The book fair displays various texts published or disseminated by 70 different publishing houses from, among […]

Sep, 12

KJU Meets with High Level PRC Delegation

KJU’s last observed appearance was his attendance at a parade and procession at 1000 KST on September 9 Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) met with Li Zhanshu, a member of the standing committee of the […]

Sep, 11

Kim Jong Un Visits Ku’msusan on the DPRK’s Birthday

KJU’s last observed appearance was his meeting with Valentina Matvienko, chairwoman of the Russian Federation Council, on September 8 Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) and senior DPRK officials visited Ku’msusan Palace of the Sun [KPS] […]

Sep, 09

KJU Meets with the Russian Federation Council Chairwoman

KJU’s last observed appearance was his meeting with a high-level ROK delegation Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) met with Valentina Ivanova Matvienko, chairwoman of the Russian Federation Council, at the Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] […]

Sep, 09

Central Message Meeting Held

A meeting held to authorize a message to Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) to mark the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the DPRK was held at the People’s Palace of Culture on Friday (September […]

Sep, 09

PPJ Visits Hwanghae Iron and Steel, Taean Friendship Glass Factory

DPRK state media reported on September 7 (Friday) that Premier and State Affairs Commission Vice Chairman Pak Pong Ju (Pak Pong-chu) visited and inspected Hwanghae Iron and Steel Complex the Taean Friendship Glass Factory. After […]

Sep, 08

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