2010-10-10 05:58:36 GMT SINA.com
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and his son, heir apparent Kim Jong Un, appeared together at a massive military parade Sunday held amid celebrations marking the foundation of the country's ruling party.
2010-09-30 07:46:15 GMT SINA.com
SEOUL, South Korea – DPRK state media published the first official images Thursday of Kim Jong Un, the youngest son of leader Kim Jong Il and heir apparent of the impoverished, nuclear-armed state.
2010-09-30 05:39:05 GMT SINA.com
North Korea has published a photo in state media of leader Kim Jong Il's youngest son and heir apparent in what is likely the first official image of him to be released.
2010-09-30 01:27:50 GMT Xinhua English
SEOUL, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) held rare working-level military talks Thursday, the first time in nearly two years, the defense ministry said.
2010-09-30 02:35:08 GMT SINA.com
SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea's leader Kim Jong Il has laid the groundwork for a transition of power to his youngest son, but it remains to be seen if the nuclear-armed regime will soften its combative stance toward the international community.
2010-09-29 02:18:30 GMT SINA.com
The youngest son of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il was elected to his first prominent posts in the ruling Workers' Party, state media said early Wednesday, putting him well on the path to succeed his father as leader of the nuclear-armed nation.
2010-09-28 08:34:38 GMT SINA.com
North Korea's ailing leader Kim Jong-il gave his youngest son his first public title on Tuesday, naming him a general in a move analysts said marked the first stage of dynastic succession in the secretive state.
2010-09-29 06:53:23 GMT SINA.com
Japan said yesterday that North Korea’s appointment of Kim Jong-Il’s youngest son as a four-star general signalled that a generational change was coming in the isolated nation.
2010-09-29 06:32:53 GMT SINA.com
WASHINGTON — A senior US official announced Monday he would travel to Japan and South Korea to compare notes on North Korea's leadership meeting, which he said Washington was treating with caution.
2010-09-29 06:26:18 GMT Xinhua English
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- The United States said on Tuesday that it is watching closely the developments in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) as the country's ruling party opened a crucial conference to elect a new leadership.
2010-09-28 18:56:38 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- General Secretary Hu Jintao of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Tuesday sent a message to Kim Jong Il, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), to warmly congratulate him on his reelection as general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK).
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