From November 9 to 11, the North Korean media reported Kim Jong Un’s public activities as follows: Kim 1) provided field guidance to a sub-unit under KPA Unit 1344 and 2) visited the defense detachment on Mahap Islet.
From November 7 to 11, the North Korean media reported the opening of a variety of exhibitions and presentations: the 27th National Exhibition of Consumer Goods; the 20th National Exhibition of Sports Scientific and Technological Achievements; the National Scientific and Technological Presentation on the field of fruit cultivation; the National Scientific and Technological Presentation on printing; a photo exhibition marking the sixth Congress of the Democratic Women’s Union of Korea (DWUK); and an exhibition of achievements made by the DWUK.
On November 6, Rodong Sinmun, in its commentary, condemned the South for its internal issues.
On November 5, the North Korean media reported that a spokesperson for the Committee for Aiding Overseas Compatriots of Korea, in a statement, denounced Japan’s National Police Agency and Public Security Intelligence Agency for searching Korean residents in Japan who had returned to the country after visiting North Korea. It called such anti-humanitarian and oppressive measure a serious provocation against the DPRK and demanded that Japan behave itself.