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N. Korea: Where Is Kim Jong-un? (not in Pyongyang)
Chosun Ilbo ^ | 12/6/13

Posted on 12/08/2013 6:09:28 PM PST by TigerLikesRooster

Where Is Kim Jong-un?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is apparently staying well away from Pyongyang in a country retreat after the ouster of eminence grise Jang Song-taek.

Kim was last seen in public at a military base in Ryanggang Province on Nov. 29. The official KCNA news agency reported that Kim toured the province on Nov. 30, but he has not been pictured since. Some North Korea watchers believe Kim is still lying low in Ryanggang Province, which is on the border with China.

KCNA reported on Dec. 1 that Kim sent a congratulatory message to Laos and encouraged workers on Dec. 5, but there were no official sightings.

In this screen capture from the [North] Korean Central TV in late November, Kim Jong-un inspects a military base in Ryanggang Province. In this screen capture from the [North] Korean Central TV in late November, Kim Jong-un inspects a military base in Ryanggang Province.

Kim left Pyongyang at around the time that South Korean intelligence officials have pinpointed as the time when two of Jang's close confidants were publicly executed. Kim seems to have been accompanied by the head of his state security agency and other top officials.

Ri Yong-ha and Jang Soo-kil, who were public executed in November, "were both high-ranking officials in the Workers Party and it is highly likely that they were investigated for damaging the party by high-ranking members," said Chung Sung-jang at the Sejong Institute.

Chung said Ri was accused of abusing his authority, while Jang was found guilty of trying to organize a new faction and rejecting the system.

But sources said there were no signs of unrest in Pyongyang or elsewhere


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: justronery; kimjongeun; nkorea

1 posted on 12/08/2013 6:09:28 PM PST by TigerLikesRooster
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To: TigerLikesRooster; AmericanInTokyo; Steel Wolf; nuconvert; MizSterious; nw_arizona_granny; ...

It is official. State news agency says he is out.

http://english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2013/12/09/2013120901002.html

N.Korea Confirms Ouster of Jang Song-taek

North Korea confirmed Monday morning that leader Kim Jong-un’s uncle Jang Song-taek, widely seen as the eminence grise of the regime, has been dismissed from all posts.

The official KCNA news agency said he challenged the country’s leadership and tried to organize his own faction.

“Jang pretended to uphold the party and leader but was engrossed in factional acts and dreaming different dreams… That was why the party eliminated Jang and purged his group, unable to remain an onlooker to their actions any longer and dealing telling blows at sectarian acts manifested within the party,” it said.

Korean Central Television broadcast documentary footage on Saturday that had been altered to remove any images of Jang. The film was a re-run featuring Kim Jong-un at a military base and has been aired on KCTV nine times since Oct. 7.


2 posted on 12/08/2013 6:11:23 PM PST by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

I hope the pudgy little freak is in a shallow grave somewhere.


3 posted on 12/08/2013 6:14:04 PM PST by Bobalu (White Boy Think A Lot)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Where’s Dennis Rodman?


4 posted on 12/08/2013 6:16:07 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; me = independent conservative)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

North Korea is a Communist monarchy.

The Kim family has had an absolute grip on the Communist Party and the country since its founding in 1945.


5 posted on 12/08/2013 6:19:58 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
He's gone to the water park.


6 posted on 12/08/2013 6:23:22 PM PST by SamAdams76
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To: TigerLikesRooster

BTTT


7 posted on 12/08/2013 6:25:27 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: TigerLikesRooster

8 posted on 12/08/2013 6:26:37 PM PST by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

I hear he may purge dear ole Auntie if you believe UK Sunday Telegraph this weekend LOL!


9 posted on 12/08/2013 6:28:03 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: JPG

Maybe he is reading FR and cursing incessantly!


10 posted on 12/08/2013 6:28:25 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; me = independent conservative)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

He is nervous about something. He has apparently called a lot of top cadres to Pyongyang soon. Many think they will be chastised or even purged.

Apparently Dear Uncle was putting his own little private police/army together.

When Dear Leader feels unsafe, people die.


11 posted on 12/08/2013 6:30:20 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Rodman is apparently back in N Korea


12 posted on 12/08/2013 6:30:53 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

So this is the atheist paradise?


13 posted on 12/08/2013 6:31:13 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: SamAdams76

Of course he is going to the water park, its been mandated.


14 posted on 12/08/2013 6:31:34 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: JPG

South Park creators need do another episode on North Korea that be soo cool they ready took on Chia Chub daddy Kim Jong 11 in Team America


15 posted on 12/08/2013 6:31:37 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: TigerLikesRooster; a fool in paradise

How do they (the Kims) do it, I mean avoid a coo de tata? I’d like to know their secret for the time I conquer my own kingdom. No Soviet bloc country, not Russia, not China has been able to achieve this kind of continuity. (I think this newly post-Soviet bloc country is about to achieve it with Queen Hillary I, followed by Chelsea I, and then Caroline Kennedy’s you know, sonny boy, you know.)


16 posted on 12/08/2013 6:32:42 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: SevenofNine

did you see this?

mandatory attendance at the new water park

http://freerepublic.com/focus/news/3099474/posts?page=37


17 posted on 12/08/2013 6:34:41 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Revolting cat!

They go down, everybody goes down.

Simple as that.


18 posted on 12/08/2013 6:34:52 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Jet Jaguar; AmericanInTokyo; All

Ping a roo


19 posted on 12/08/2013 6:35:11 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: Revolting cat!; TigerLikesRooster

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3099469/posts

Fear, as top cadres recalled (purge?)

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3099469/posts


20 posted on 12/08/2013 6:35:39 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: SamAdams76

Like so many NK photos, that one is creepy. “A life without joy.”


21 posted on 12/08/2013 6:38:23 PM PST by JimSEA
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To: Jonty30

The uncle was apparently putting together his own power base and his own police force or something. This has Dear Nephew spooked. Auntie ain’t said nothing publicly, so she apparently supports her nephew.


22 posted on 12/08/2013 6:38:25 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: JimSEA
What I find most striking (and creepy) about that photo is that there are several hundred somber bureaucrats in dark suits up in the balconies observing a handful of citizens - all male - "having fun in the People's Water Park."

That is a very odd country.

23 posted on 12/08/2013 6:42:20 PM PST by SamAdams76
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To: SamAdams76

I count seven women enjoying themselves at the water park.


24 posted on 12/08/2013 6:46:50 PM PST by Sawdring
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To: TigerLikesRooster

He just served me Broccoli beef at the place up the street. Maybe it wasn’t him. But it was a dead ringer.


25 posted on 12/08/2013 6:48:32 PM PST by SoCalTransplant (Wake me when we get to the part where we alter or abolish it.)
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To: SoCalTransplant

If so that guy could be the star of a parody film about N Korea.


26 posted on 12/08/2013 6:50:29 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: SoCalTransplant

He was looking for the place called Lee Ho Fook’s
Going to get a big dish of beef chow mein


27 posted on 12/08/2013 6:52:26 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Sawdring

I bet most facilities are segregated by sex.


28 posted on 12/08/2013 6:53:05 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Revolting cat!

They study Nero and Caligula as examples of how not to do it.


29 posted on 12/08/2013 7:04:42 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: dfwgator

No Kidding, you can google it, Lake City, Florida has a place called “Fu King Chinese” restaurant. Even has a banner out front letting you know that “We have Fu King T-shirts”.


30 posted on 12/08/2013 7:06:07 PM PST by SoCalTransplant (Wake me when we get to the part where we alter or abolish it.)
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To: SoCalTransplant

I suppose people have asked the owner to change the Fu King name of his Fu King restaurant, and I suppose he Fu King ignored them.


31 posted on 12/08/2013 7:09:08 PM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: SamAdams76

Exactly what chilled me out. The government will supervise and view your every moment.


32 posted on 12/08/2013 7:21:28 PM PST by JimSEA
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To: Revolting cat!

Watch this presentation by B. R. Meyers. It’s a bit lengthy, but it goes a long way to explaining why North Korea and its ruling family has held power. To summarize - North Korea is the bastard offspring of Imperial Japan and while it may be communist economically, socially the regime is based off of ethnic nationalism and blood purity. Just watch the whole thing, trust me, it’s worth it.

http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/292562-1


33 posted on 12/08/2013 7:42:21 PM PST by JerseyanExile
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To: TigerLikesRooster

that little prick. Hope him and all the leadership of that hell hole north korea are hanging by the neck, dead and having suffered severe torture and a very painful and excruciatingly long drawn out death with eyes wide open. Even that would be too good for the sobs after what they have done to millions of innocent women and children over the past decades. When the SHTF and Israel has to respond in mass with nukes on all the muslim capitals and mecca, I hope they lob a few at fat boy just for the hell of it.


34 posted on 12/08/2013 8:04:19 PM PST by Colehill1999 (Revolution is a dish best served cold)
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To: JerseyanExile

Watched it, thank you. Excellent!


35 posted on 12/08/2013 8:48:35 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Ow, give the little pudgy perv a break.

He just got a large shipment of porno movies from Los Angeles, and he’s in his personal retreat playing with his wanker!


36 posted on 12/08/2013 8:59:35 PM PST by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: GeronL

Sounds like Old Unc had a pretty good network and Nephew doesn’t believe all of them have been outed, so he’s avoiding a Brutus moment by staying away. That to me suggests a serious internal division and Nephew may not have a full handle on the reins of power.


37 posted on 12/08/2013 9:06:33 PM PST by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead...)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Fu King A!


38 posted on 12/08/2013 9:06:43 PM PST by SoCalTransplant (Wake me when we get to the part where we alter or abolish it.)
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To: Free Vulcan

I agree. He is probably trying to ferret out how big Uncle’s network really was. This is why hundreds of cadres are being called to Pyongyang. They might just off all of them. You never can tell.


39 posted on 12/08/2013 9:08:41 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Colehill1999

a few?

I am not how North Korea’s regime would survive any kind of obvious attack on Pyongyang.


40 posted on 12/08/2013 9:11:50 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: dfwgator

“You better beware of him, he’ll rip your lungs out Jim. But I’d like to know his tailor”. Aawoooo!


41 posted on 12/09/2013 12:48:30 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

He’s probably just off somewhere, doing it Gungnam style...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1eoOzC5s7g


42 posted on 12/09/2013 8:39:57 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Revolting cat!

“How do they (the Kims) do it, I mean avoid a coo de tata?”

As a wise old man once told me, “It is simple, really. Anyone can be a dictator if they are willing to kill enough people”.


43 posted on 12/09/2013 1:00:47 PM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: SevenofNine

Well, he has already “erased” an uncle.


44 posted on 12/10/2013 9:50:13 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Army Air Corps

That was coming he learn anything from probably Soviet history books LOL!


45 posted on 12/11/2013 9:05:57 AM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: NFHale

NOO he doing the Wolf LOL!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jofNR_WkoCE


46 posted on 12/11/2013 9:08:00 AM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: SevenofNine

Ya know...

Just when you think things can’t any weirder, someone sends you a link to a YouTube video that shows how wrong you are.....

Hahah! Unreal... this is what has become of MTV, evidently...


47 posted on 12/11/2013 9:26:12 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale

Even my local talk station did parody on it KFI radio news LOL!


48 posted on 12/11/2013 9:39:36 AM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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