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?
Sin Hong-chol, a former DPRK ambassador to Bangladesh became a DPRK deputy FM. Sin Hong-chol is a new politician on the DPRK political scene which was out of the Jang Sung-thaek network. Sin Hong-chol was partially nominated by Ri Su-yong, the tutor of Kim Jong-eun. Sin Hong-chol will work with Ri Kil-song, another DPRK Deputy… Read More Former ambassador to Bangladesh becomes vice FM
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… Read More DPRK delegation to visit Southeast Asia
Dans le dossier nr 2 dédié à la Corée du Nord du plus récent numéro de Korea Analysis, se trouve un texte que j’ai préparé et qui est intitulé Purges et remaniements sous Kim Jong-un. Cette édition de Korea Analysis peut-être téléchargée ici.
Analyzing the list of people who were chosen at the new SPA (Supreme People Assembly of North Korea) election, we can notice that as usually the same people were chosen as in previous elections except some little changes. It would be a great challenge to analyze each person chosen to the SPA, therefore I would… Read More Some left but some stay: a quick review of the election to the SPA