13 January 2021

Demoted? Pushed aside? Fate of Kim Jong-un's sister unclear


SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — What has happened to Kim Yo-yong, the North Korean leader’s influential sister?That is a question many who watch the cloistered, nuclear-armed country are wondering after she failed to appear in absolute leader Kim Jong Un’s newly released lineup for the country’s powerful Politburo in recent days.Some say Kim Jong-un may have demoted his sister over general policy failures. Others, however, believe he could be worried about her rapid rise and increasingly high profile [...]