North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

DPRK Prosecutors’ Office and Court Commemorate 70th Anniversary

  A meeting was held at the Ponghwa Art Theater in Pyongyang on November 19 (Thursday) to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the DPRK procurators (prosecutors’ office) and court system.  Attending the […]

Nov, 21

Minister of People’s Security Meets PRC Ambassador

Minister of People’s Security Ri Myo’ng-su (Ri Myong Su) met with PRC Ambassador Liu Hongcai on 10 May at Mansudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang.  Ambassador Liu was reported by his embassy as making a congratulatory […]

May, 17

Jong Un Trial Balloon to Beijing (Or a stalking horse to Jilin?)

2010 was the year Pyongyang watchers  waited for Kim Cho’ng-il to travel to China.  KCI managed to live up to the hype, as news photographers staked out his private train.  When the media veil under […]

May, 08

Kang Sok Ju’s New Posts

Kang Sok Ju has been appointed DPRK Vice Premier and and holding the title 1st Vice President of the DPRK Supreme (Central) Court.  KCNA reported Kang’s appointment as Vice Premier on 23 September.  On 25 […]

Sep, 27


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