Un, who is in his late 20s and was revealed last year as his father's choice among three sons for successor, is the third generation Kim to rule the nation of 24 million.
What his grandfather Kim Il Sung couldn't do, and what his father Kim Jong
Il couldn't do, will be done by Kim Jong
Un," Kenji Fujimoto told Times Magazine.
North Korean leader Kim Jong
Un gave a warm welcome to Kenji Fujimoto, the Japanese sushi chef for Kim's late father Kim Jong
Il, in their first reunion in 11 years, Fujimoto said Saturday as he wrapped up a two-week trip to North Korea.
Nam was exiled from North Korea in 2003 and claimed it was for advocating for change in the regime.
According to Yonhap, the North s powerful secret police said in a recent "internal lecture" that "General Kim Jong
Un s artifice let former US president Clinton cross the Pacific to apologies to the Great Leader (Kim Jong-Il).
* North Korean military personnel mourn the death of Kim Jong
Il in front of his body at the Kumsusan Memorial Palace, yesterday
Fujimoto has published a memoir of his life as a chef for Kim Jong
Il, in which he said Kim Jong
Un was the favorite among the leader's children because he is dynamic and not shy, similar to his father's character.
The mystery woman turned up at the most high-profile events with Kim Jong-un, leading to fresh speculation that she's Kim Jong
At noon, people across the country observed three minutes of silence in memory of Kim Jong
Il, who died of a heart attack Dec.
With a stylish wife, Kim Jong
Un looked more moderate, but instead he has been acting like a man with something to prove to his own military, the report added.
Nam was the eldest son of North Korean leader Kim Jong
But the Bush Administration, seeing Kim Jong
Il withdraw from the Nuclear Nonproliferation Pact and apparently restart his nuclear facility, says it doesn't want "to reward his bad behavior." But by being macho and paternalistic, the Bush Administration is running a huge risk, and may be misreading the North's intentions.