Kim Yong-chol (his biogram is available there) is supposed to lead the North Korea’s Olympic Ceremony Delegation. He’s considered as the mastermind of attacks on South Korea but also involved in North-South Korean issues since 1989 and currently in charge of inter- Korean affairs in the North. He also acted as a spokesman for the KPA… Read More Who is Kim Yong-chol, the mastermind of attacks on South Korea, invited to Seoul?
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
In the context of the fever of the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, i would like to present an unpublished essay I wrote one year ago. Of course, I would like to publish it. For that purpose you may reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org
According to a Yonhap News Agency, Choe Ryong-hae, appears to be leading the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) department that oversees the party’s operation and surveillance. Choe, vice chairman of the central committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), appears to have become the director of the organization and guidance department, according to data provided… Read More Choe Ryong-hae: The new OGD director?
The United States imposed sanctions Tuesday on two North Korean officials who are considered key to their country’s development of ballistic missiles.
I’m pleased to announce that within the Tübingen Korean Studies Programme; on the 20th December, I will give a lecture entitled A Typology of the North Korean Leadership under the Era of Kim Jong-un – Elements of Comparison with Kim Il Sung & Kim Jong-il’s Periods of Power at the Korean Faculty of the Tubingen University at… Read More Upcoming Lecture
Hwang Pyong-so, director of the North Korean Army’s Politburo and a member of the Workers’ Party’s Central Committee, was expelled from the party for taking bribes, while his deputy, Kim Won-hong, is currently being detained in a prison camp for the same crime, according to a South Korean source who spoke exclusively to the JoongAng… Read More Hwang Pyong-so expelled?
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