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. Advertisements
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]
Accordingt to the North Korean Workers’ Journal, Rodong Sinmun, “The second-day sitting of the Seventh Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) took place on Saturday”. Basically no important annoucements were made. Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the WPK, continued his report on the work of the Party Central Committee.
According to KCNA, the North Korean News Agency, “The Seventh Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) opened here with splendor Friday. Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the WPK, was present there.
According to the Rodong Sinmun, “officials and members of the Korea Democratic Women’s Union from Pyongyang and local areas visited the birthplace of anti-Japanese war hero Kim Jong Suk in Hoeryong on Thursday, her 98th birth anniversary (according to the North Korean propaganda 24th December 1917). In reality she’s born on the 14th December 1919.
According to an article of the South Korean daily newspaper “Chosun Ilbo” North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has met Kim Pyong-il, an uncle which was for a certain time unappreciated by Kim Jong-il. On Wednesday the official Rodong Sinmun daily published a group photo showing Kim Jong-un with his uncle among North Korean ambassadors who gathered… Read More Kim Jong-un Meets Exiled Uncles in Pyongyang
Qui aurait pu le croire ? Kim Jong-ju, le frère cadet de Kim Il-sung aurait pu être le successeur de son père….sauf que…
For a long time, I assumed that the power in the DPRK was only in the hands of Kim Jong-il and his family. That was true as long Kim Jong-il was at the head of the powerful department of the Organization and the Propaganda of the Central Committee (CC) of the Korea Workers’ Party (KWP… Read More Why (in theory) the power must belong to the Kim family?