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.

Continue reading “Kim Jong Un visited the Kim Chaek University”

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.

Continue reading “Rehabilitation of Ri Myong Su”

North Korean leader Orders to Promote Military Ranks of KPA Commanding Officers

Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea, ordered to promote the military ranks of commanding officers of the Korean People’s Army on Saturday on the occasion of the 70th founding anniversary of the DPRK.

Continue reading “North Korean leader Orders to Promote Military Ranks of KPA Commanding Officers”

Death of Ju Kyu Chang (1928-2018) – updated

According to the North Korean Press Agency KCNA, “Academician, Prof. and Dr. Ju Kyu Chang, alternate member of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), deputy to the DPRK Supreme People’s Assembly (SPA) and adviser to the C.C., WPK, died of pan-cytopenia to our sorrow at 20:30 on September 3, Juche 107 (2018) at the age of 89.”

Continue reading “Death of Ju Kyu Chang (1928-2018) – updated”

Forming a North Korean government in exile?

The idea to form a North Korean government in exile has emerged among some defectors. I will explain within the next lines, why I consider it as a discussing idea.

Continue reading “Forming a North Korean government in exile?”

Funeral Service for Kim Yong Chun Held

According to the North Korean News Agency KCNA “A state funeral for Marshal of the Korean People’s Army Kim Yong Chun, member of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, deputy to the DPRK Supreme People’s Assembly and general adviser to the Ministry of the People’s Armed Forces, solemnly took place here on Monday.

Continue reading “Funeral Service for Kim Yong Chun Held”