July 11, 2020

The true story of Pak Pong Ju: a mission of radical reform
Since 2000s, N. Korean premier has pushed changes that have helped DPRK's economy survive sanctions

For those of us who want North Koreans to live happier, longer, and more fulfilling lives, Pak Pong Ju – at least based on what we know – may be one of our greatest hopes.

Pak is now 78 years old. He is one of six members of the Presidium of the Central Committee of the Worker's Party of Korea (WPK), the apex of power in the Party.