North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

KJU Does Singapore (Poor Boys and Pilgrims with Families) Volume III

KJU’s last observed appearance was his evening tour around Singapore on June 11 Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) met with US President Donald J. Trump at Sentosa Island, Singapore, from the morning to mid-afternoon local […]

Jun, 13

KJU Does Singapore (Three Days Without You, Thought I’d Forget) Volume I

KJU’s last observed appearance was his visit to a seafood restaurant in Pyongyang Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) departed on an Air China passenger plane for Singapore on the morning of June 10 (Sunday) for […]

Jun, 13

Personnel Adjustments at KPA General Political Bureau

Late last week, DPRK state media publicized two highly significant personnel changes to the Korean People’s Army [KPA] high command.  In a report about Kim Jong Un’s (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) on-site visit to the Wo’nsan-Kalma tourism […]

May, 31

Central Military Commission Meeting Held

  KJU’s last observed appearance was his meeting with US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo DPRK state media reported on May 18 (Friday) that the Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] Central Military Commission [CMC] held […]

May, 23

Ri Sol Ju Attends Chinese Ballet Performance

Ri Sol Ju (Ri So’l-chu), first lady of the DPRK, watches the National Ballet of China perform Giselle at Mansudae Art Theater in central Pyongyang, as part of the 31st annual April Spring Friendship Art […]

Apr, 16

KJU Gives Banquet for CPC Delegation

KJU’s last observed appearance was his meeting with Song Tao on April 14 Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) and his wife Ri Sol Ju (Ri So’l-chu) hosted a banquet for a PRC performing arts troupe […]

Apr, 16

Kim Yo Jong Meets with with CPC International Liaison Department Boss

Kim Yo Jong (Kim Yo’-cho’ng), deputy chief of the Personal Secretariat and Senior Deputy Director of the Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] Propaganda and Agitation Department, met with Song Tao, Director of the Communist Party […]

Apr, 14

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