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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Speculation mounts over heir for North Korea’s Kim Jong-un

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 02:59pm by AFP

    ... agency, said Ri “appeared to have already given birth, based on analysis of the TV images.” The fact that Kim Jong-un even had a wife was only revealed in July last year when pictures emerged ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korea’s next dynastic succession may have been secured, with new TV images of leader Kim Jong-un’s wife suggesting that Pyongyang’s first lady recently ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un's exiled nephew says the North Korean leader is a 'dictator'

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... disparagingly of Kim Jong-un lacking "any sense of duty or seriousness". ... Kim a dictator, says exiled nephew Kim Jong-il's teenage grandson has labelled his uncle, North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un, a "dictator" in an interview offering a rare ...

  3. Kim Jong-un keeps the world guessing

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... lived with instability. Leader Kim Jong-un has taken the top military position of marshal, days after army chief Ri Yong-ho was replaced by Hyon Yong-chol, a little-known general. State media said Ri's replacement was due to 'illness', a term commonly used by previous regimes when purging military officers and officials. Ri was a childhood friend of Kim's father, ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea marks first anniversary of late ruler’s death

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 02:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korean leader Kim Jong-un led thousands of officials in a triumphant memorial service for his late father and ex-ruler Kim Jong-il, days after ... His youngest son, Jong-un, immediately took over in the third-generation power transfer of the Kim dynasty which ruled the isolated country for more than six decades with an iron fist ...

  5. Who said it?

    Posted Dec 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kim Jong-un is surrounded by foreign powers that wish him well. People fear chaos Michael Breen, Seoul-based author of a biography of Kim Jong-il There are hopes it will reduce hostility between parents Permanent Secretary Paul Tang Kwok-wai, on proposed family law reforms where divorced couples get joint custody of children We can no longer lower the costs of industrialisation ...

  6. Smooth transition of power to son expected

    Posted Dec 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Andrew Salmon in Seoul The death of Kim Il-sung draped the mantle of power across Kim Jong-il's narrow shoulders. Now, with Kim Jong-il laid to rest, it is his son Kim Jong-un who carries the flame of communism's only family dynasty. The local and international risks facing Kim Jong-un appear significantly steeper than those his father faced on his accession to power ...

  7. Who said it?

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... it difficult to tolerate three generations of hereditary succession Comments about North Korea's succession attributed by a Japanese author to Kim Jong-nam (above), brother of new ruler Kim Jong-un ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Images suggest North Korea leader’s wife pregnant

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 06:40pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul The wife of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un appeared on state television on Monday looking heavily pregnant and fuelling expectations of an imminent addition ... while the Chosun Ilbo newspaper on its website predicted that birth “was not far away”. The fact that Kim Jong-un even had a wife was only revealed in July when pictures emerged of a young woman ...

  9. China's diplomatic and moral dilemma over ally

    Posted Dec 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... nuclear power. In the absence of a viable alternative, Kim Jong-il, who is believed to be ailing, finally engineered his untried and relatively unknown youngest son, Kim Jong-un, into the position ...

  10. Who said it?

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... It doesn't start with someone saying, 'OK, we're going to abandon communism.' It starts in smaller ways like this An analyst on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's (pictured) recent public appearances This was a price I was willing to pay. But still I feel a bit sorry for my family Food and Health Secretary Dr Ko Wing-man on his reservations about joining ...




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