The United States imposed sanctions Tuesday on two North Korean officials who are considered key to their country’s development of ballistic missiles. Advertisements
During the second plenary meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, which was held on the 7th October 2017, the younger sister of Kim Jong-un, Kim Yo-jong (김여정) was yesterday nominated as Kim Yo-jong has been made an alternate member of the WPK Politburo. It’s not the most powerful political… Read More The Pandora’s Box is open to Kim Yo-jong
I’m pleased to announce the publication of my 5th book entitled “Korea Północna: zarys ewolucji systemu politycznego” (North Korea: an analysis of the evolution of the political system) devoted to the North Korean leadership. This monograph is also analyzing last changes which took place within North Korean political institutions.
Thae Yong-ho, a NK diplomat based in London, defected from his workplace in august 2016. His defection is not fully a surprise as he was supposed to come back to Pyongyang. He refused to do this and therefore has no other choices than leaving UK and going abroad. Thae Yong-ho has also some health issues,… Read More Why Thae Yong-ho is a different defector from the others?
As it was presumed, North Korea conducted a new nuclear test, its fifth one, at its famous site based at Punggye-ri on the 9th September. This test caused an earthquake of 5.3 magnitude, which is identical to January activity. Meanwhile in Pyongyang, it’s the national day, an important holiday in North Korea.
The US are regularly applying new sanctions towards the leaders of North Korea. Recently the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated top officials of the North Korean regime, including North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, ten other individuals, and five entities, for their ties to North Korea’s notorious abuses… Read More The good and the bad leadership of North Korea
I recently uploaded articles related to the North Korean leadership(Reproduction of elites in North Korea). Meanwhile, you may find also an article related to the Chinese Minority in Paris, Changes in the North Korean economy, and Changes over the Korean Peninsula)
Since its establishment in 1948, North Korea has been effectively controlled by the Workers’ Party of Korea. Starting from the 6th May, the WPK will hold its seventh congress. The WPK congress is a gathering of delegates of the WPK. Exceptionally there will be no delegations from foreign countries (177 delegations from 118 countries were represented… Read More Thoughts about the 7th Congress of the WPK