A high-level North Korean delegation including leader Kim Jong Un’s sister has arrived at a train station in Pyeongchang hours ahead of the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics. Kim Yo-jong on Friday became officialy the first member of her family to visit South Korea since the 1950-53 Korean War. However it’s known that Kim Yong-ju, the… Read More Kim Yo-jong arrived in South Korea
The idea to form a North Korean government in exile has emerged among some defectors amid speculation that a war may be unavoidable on the Korean Peninsula after North Korea’s intensified provocation pit the country against the rest of the world. Some NK defectors tried to motivate some members of the Kim family to participate in. I will explain within the next lines, why I consider it as a discussing idea.
My article entitled “The community of North Korean elites and defectors in Eastern European Countries” was recently published in the Research Journal “Gdańskie Studia Azji Wschodniej”, feel free to use anc criticize it.
Some of my quotes related to Kim Jong-ju, the younger brother of Kim Il-sung, were used in the french version of his biography on the French version of the free encyclopedia Wikipedia. Information are available there.
By murdering North Korean elites, Kim Jong-un is getting lonely. His network is weakening especially after the premature death of his uncle Jang Sung-thaek. Now, he also losts a lot, by organizing the death of his half borther Kim Jong-nam.
1988-1994 : Period in Central Europe 4.1 Period in Hungary In August 1988, the official Korean Central News Agency carried a single report on 14th August that Kim Pyong Il was moved to Hungary in order to be the ambassador to his country. However it was unusual in North Korea to appoint ambassador in a… Read More The next casualty of Kim Jong-un? [PART 2/3]
Handsome, intelligent, good looking: these word are adjectives which are often used for describing the half brother of Kim Jong Il : Kim Pyong Il. He was, is and will be always considered as a potential successor of his father, Kim Il Sung and therefore as a direct rival to Kim Jong Il. However the… Read More The next casualty of Kim Jong-un? [PART 1/3]
Ri Tong-il (리덩일), a former Deputy UN ambassador for North Korea, is supposed to be the new DPRK ambassador to Malaysia. Ri Tong-il studied at the University of International Studies and at the School of Foreign Languages in Pyongyang. He was studying with Ri Kil-song, a MOFA DPRK official. The nomination of Ri Tong-il to Kuala Lumpur… Read More A new DPRK ambassador to Malaysia?