Jon Hui Jong was one of the closest associate to Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il. He passed away on the 21 September 2020.
One new biosketch is available: Kim Tok Hun (North Korean Prime Minister since August 2020).
Two new biosketches are available: Kim Dong Min and Kim Jung Min (Granddaughters of Kim Il Sung).
A new biosketch is available: Kim Kyung Jin (One of the daughters of Kim Il Sung).
My list of publications has been updated on the Google Scholar platform, you can have a look using the following link. Some of them are
Jo Song Gil, the top North Korean diplomat (the de facto North Korean ambassador to Italy) in Italy probably defected in November 2018.
The United States imposed sanctions Tuesday on two North Korean officials who are considered key to their country’s development of ballistic missiles.