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East-Asia-Intel.com: Kim Jong-Un raises own slush fund, rivaling that of his father - May 5, 2010

PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
East-Asia-Intel Reports;5/5/2010, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Kim Jong-Un, youngest and apparent heir of North Korean ruler Kim Jong-Il, has been increasing his own slush fund for luxury purposes. According to Hwang Jang-Yop, a high-level defector and former Workers' Party secretary in charge of foreign policy, 20% of the country's state budget is used to support the luxurious lives of Kim Jong-Il and his family. It forecasts that Jong-Un will be officially designated as successor in 2012.
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