Published book review – Ra Jong-yil. The Rise and Sudden Fall of JANG SONG-THAEK

I’m delighted to announce the publication of my authored review of the book: Ra Jong-yil. The Rise and Sudden Fall of JANG SONG-THAEK, in the research journal Acta Asiatica Varsoviensia.

The review can be downloaded here.


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”

Analyse du secrétariat personnel de Kim Jong-eun

Dans le présent article, nous allons tenter de montrer l’échelon le plus élevé du système politique nord-coréen c’est-à-dire les deux institutions clés du système (communément appelé dans la presse nord-coréenne comme étant le secrétariat du comité central) est l’organisation qui est responsable de l’enrichissement personnel de Kim Jong-eun et de la politique globale de la RPDC. Aujourd’hui nous verrons le secrétariat personnel .

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DPRK delegation to visit Southeast Asia

According to the Chinese News Agency Xinhua “The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Thursday sent a delegation led by Vice Foreign Minister Ri Kil Song to visit seven Southeast Asian countries, the official KCNA news agency reported. The delegation will visit Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia, the state media said, without detailing the purpose of the visit. On Sept. 6, 2014, the DPRK sent a delegation of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea to visit Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy and Mongolia, which was considered as a move to break the ice in its relations with Western countries.

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Kim Jong-eun Guides Match for Examining Women’s Football of National Sports Team

Kim Jong-eun Guides Match for Examining Women’s Football of National Sports Team.During his inspection, a former DPRK leader was noticed: Choe Ryong-hae. Choe Ryong-hae was dismissed from his functions probably for healt reasons. According to a former North Korean politician, Choe Ryong-hae is known for having heart issues. 

Choe Ryong HaeKim Jong-eun with Choe Ryong-hae (in red) during the examination of the Women’s Football Team.

By the way according to the North Korean Press Agency, “The DPRK soccer team defeated the south Korean team 3:1 in the semifinals of the 2014 Asian U-14 Soccer Championship and advanced into the finals.     The championship started in Iran on August 4. It brought together players from eight countries including the DPRK, Thailand, Tajikistan and Iraq.     They were divided into two groups for group league matches. The DPRK belonged to Group A together with Saudi Arabia, Iran and East Timor. It beat the Saudi Arabian team 2:0, Iranian team 1:0 and drew with East Timor 2:2, placing first in the group to advance into semi-finals.  The finals will be held on August 13.  Continue reading “Kim Jong-eun Guides Match for Examining Women’s Football of National Sports Team”