North Korea’s leader talks about uncle’s execution in New Year speech


The North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has referred to his uncle’s (Chang Song-thaek) execution for the first time in his New Year message. He used the words, “elimination of factionalist filth” to address the execution and regarded it as an event that has bolstered the country’s unity “by 100 times”. These messages are closely scrutinisedContinue reading “North Korea’s leader talks about uncle’s execution in New Year speech”

North Korean Premier mentions the need for economic recovery in New Year speech


North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said in his new year address that people in his country should begin with “an all-out struggle” to rescue its crumbling economy. This address marks a “radical” change in the economic development witnessed by North Korea in the past few years. The Kim Jong Un’s speech was theContinue reading “North Korean Premier mentions the need for economic recovery in New Year speech”