Kim Yo-jong drew global attention when she accompanied her brother Kim Jong-un to meet US President Donald Trump in Hanoi. Photo: AP

Forget Trump and Kim – North Korea’s first sister Kim Yo-jong lurks, hovers and steals the spotlight

  • The younger Kim shadowed her brother at the Hanoi summit, leading to amusement and speculation over how much power she wields
  • There are women who play a prominent role in Pyongyang’s ‘soft diplomacy’, but there are still deep levels of inequality in the regime, experts say
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Kim Yo-jong drew global attention when she accompanied her brother Kim Jong-un to meet US President Donald Trump in Hanoi. Photo: AP
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