Workers' Party of Korea - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Workers' Party of Korea


North Korea's Kim holds top party meeting ahead of U.S. deadline

Dec 29, 2019 - 8:33 AM

State media says Kim Jong-un presided over the meeting which discussed a new 'transparent, anti-imperialist independent stand'

MEETING. This picture taken on December 28, 2019 and released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on December 29 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (top, L) attending the 5th Plenary Meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea in Pyongyang. AFP PHOTO/KCNA VIA KNS

North Koreans pay tribute to Kim's father in freezing cold

Feb 16, 2019 - 1:34 PM

Kim Jong Il officially remains as the enternal general secretary of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea

Duterte's PDP-Laban inks deal with North Korea's party

Aug 08, 2018 - 10:10 AM

PDP-Laban and the Workers' Party of Korea sign a deal on party cooperation, youth development, as well as 'promotion of world peace'

Photo from Ron Munsayac/PDP Laban

PDP-Laban to hold historic meeting with North Korean party

Jul 15, 2018 - 4:16 PM

The ruling PDP-Laban says this is the 'first-ever visit by a Philippine political party to the North Korean capital' of Pyongyang

PDP-Laban offers to help improve PH-North Korea ties

Jun 16, 2018 - 7:28 PM

The ruling party also plans to send a delegation to Pyongyang 'to meet with their counterparts from the Workers' Party of Korea'

North Korea sings praises of 'motherly' ruling party after congress

May 11, 2016 - 11:50 PM

The concert features the country s first all women group the Moranbong Band whose members sing songs about love of the ruling party or family

North Korea's all-female Moranbong Band perform in Pyongyang on May 11, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones

Where in the world is Kim Jong-un? No sign on key party date

Oct 10, 2014 - 8:25 AM

Kim s unexplained absence has fed a cycle of rumor and wild speculation that only a country as reclusive and impenetrable as North Korea could sustain

This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on July 1, 2014 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) inspecting the Hwa Islet defence detachment off the east coast of North Korea. KCNA via KNS/AFP

Kim Jong-Un 're-elected' as North Korean leader

Apr 09, 2014 - 3:46 PM

Kim Jong Un is re elected following a perfect turnout in his constituency for the North Korean elections

LEADER. Kim Jong-Un wins the North Korean elections. Photo released on October 25, 2013 by EPA/KCNA

North Korea army chief removed from all posts

Jul 16, 2012 - 4:40 PM

North Korea s army chief has been removed from all his posts due to illness state media announced Monday July 16 which analysts said showed new leader Kim Jong Un tightening his control over the powerful military

This photo taken on April 13, 2012 shows North Korean military chief Ri Yong-Ho at a ceremony in Pyongyang. AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones