December 05, 2020

Leadership

Information related to North Korea’s leadership and leadership structures

North Korea passes spate of new laws on foreign culture, tech and telecom

Top officials also agree to hold the next Supreme People’s Assembly session in late Jan. 2021

Colin Zwirko December 4, 2020

North Korea in Nov. 2020: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from Nov. 1, 2020 to Nov. 30, 2020

NK Pro December 3, 2020

Timeline: From Pyongyang's election silence to trade dips and Politburo meetings

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from Nov. 1 - Nov. 30

NK Pro December 2, 2020

Kim Jong Un condemns 'unscientific' economic policies at Politburo meeting

Preparations for the upcoming Eighth Party Congress were also reportedly discussed by North Korea's top officials Sunday

Colin Zwirko November 29, 2020
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Kim Jong Un's money manipulation is bad news — and there’s likely more to come

The North Korean government is rolling back old decisions at the detriment of the economy

Andrei Lankov November 26, 2020

North Korea appointed next leader of its de facto embassy in Japan, sources say

Current Chongryon leader suffering from poor health, and Pyongyang wants to hand power to the next generation

Kosuke Takahashi November 25, 2020

Photos: New North Korean weapons book chronicles the country’s nuke development

The state-produced book can serve as a cheat sheet for weapons test milestones under Kim Jong Un

Colin Zwirko November 24, 2020

Kim Jong Un reappears at Politburo meeting on COVID-19, 'anti-socialist' crimes

Appearance marks first in 25 days for North Korean leader, as top leadership puts focus on criminal activity

Colin Zwirko November 15, 2020

Kim Jong Un disappears from the public eye as major North Korean events loom

Kim yet again absent for at least 20 days straight — amid a U.S. presidential transition and ahead of the Party Congress

Colin Zwirko November 12, 2020

Biden and Moon talk North Korea denuclearization and vow to meet next year

Both leaders spoke by phone on Thursday, marking their first official chat after Biden became President-elect

Jeongmin Kim November 11, 2020
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