Time to retire for Ri Su Yong

Ri Su Yong (85 years old) the former tutor of Kim Jong Un when both lived in Switzerland. Ri Su Yong, the former Ministry of FA of North Korea, is going to retire, according to official North Korean sources. Continue reading “Time to retire for Ri Su Yong”

Kim Jong Un visited the Kim Chaek University

According to the North Korean Rodong Sinmun, the Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un visited the Kim Chaek University of Technology to congratulate its teachers and researchers on the 70th founding anniversary of the university and have a photo session with them.

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Rehabilitation of Ri Myong Su

According to the South Korean daily newspaper ” The former chief of the Korean People’s Army’s Gen. Ri Myong Su (born in 1934) , who was rumored to have been replaced in April after being caught dozing off while Kim Jong Un was giving a speech, was referred to as “the highest rank in the military” in reports about the 70th anniversary of North Korea’s founding.” Ri Myong Su also disappeared for a while in 2013.

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Le mouvement Masikryong : du déjà vu ?

Kim Jong Eun a lancé officiellement le mouvement Masikryong, un mouvement destiné à remotiver la population nord-coréenne. On peut comparer ce mouvement au phénomène Chollima (천리마운동;), un mouvement qui s’est déroulé en Corée du Nord dans les années 50/60. Celui-ci avait pour but d’accélérer la croissance économique nord-coréenne en remotivant la population nord-coréenne. Dans un premier temps, ce mouvement connu une phase de succès néanmoins a long-terme, l’économie nord-coréenne n’a pas réussi a répondre aux impératifs de production du mouvement Chollima. En sera-il de même avec le mouvement Masikryong ? Continue reading “Le mouvement Masikryong : du déjà vu ?”