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PYONGYANG, North Korea -- North Koreans are marking the anniversary of the death of leader Kim Jong Il seven years ago with visits to statues and vows of loyalty to his son, Kim Jong Un. As snow fell on Sunday, a steady flow of North Koreans offering flowers and paying respects to the late leader could be seen at Mansu Hill in central Pyongyang, the location of huge bronze statues of the "Dear Leader" and national founder Kim Il Sung. Though focused on remembrances of his father, the anniversary also marks Kim Jong Un's own rise to power. The anniversary observations are expected to continue through Monday across the country. … [Read more...] about North Korea marks 7th anniversary of Kim Jong’s Il death
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Asia Pacific Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today's Paper Advertisement Supported by ByChoe Sang-Hun Aug. 20, 2018 SEOUL, South Korea — When North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, visited a hydroelectric dam under construction last month, he reportedly “flew into a rage” after learning why the dam was still unfinished after 17 years of work. The dam, central to Mr. Kim’s efforts to alleviate his country’s chronic power shortages, suffered from a lack of workers, equipment and materials, Mr. Kim is said to have found, and he learned that officials overseeing the project hadn’t even visited the construction site. “What makes me angrier is that these officials will never fail to miss the opportunity to show their shameless faces and take credit when a ceremony is held to mark the completion of a power plant,” Mr. Kim was quoted by … [Read more...] about Kim Jong-un Focuses on Economy as Nuclear Talks With U.S. Stall
close Video Kim Jong-un's most bizarre claims From yachting champion to mountaineer, North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un has claimed he's done it all From a lubricant factory to an orphanage, potato factory or fish-pickling factory, Kim Jong Un has conducted many sporadic visits to odd and quirky North Korean sites throughout the years. In 2018, Kim conducted "field guidance” at several factories, including a “newly-remodeled” Pyongyang Teacher Training College, a pharmaceutical and trackless trolley factories around the regime’s capital. The despot is often photographed with a massive grin and interacting with factory workers. Several officials also typically stand in the background taking notes -- about something -- during the visit, though the only details released about the trips come through KCNA. Kim usually includes praise for the workers. At times, he’s joined by his rarely-seen wife, Ri Sol Ju, and his sister, Kim Yo Jong, with … [Read more...] about Kim Jong Un’s bizarre North Korea propaganda photos