On December 17th, 2011 North Korea's Supreme Commander Kim Jong-il died of a heart attack. His funeral is to take place today, 12 days after his death. The ceremony is, therefore, expected to take center stage, attracting worldwide attention. Arirang Today will take a look at it.
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The Questions Surrounding Kim Jong-il's Death
Arirang Today will look into the rumors and speculations about his death spread like wildfire
Special edition 3
The A to Z of Kim Jong-il
Arirang Today will take a closer look at the late North Korean leader as a person.
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Kim Jong-il's Family History
North Korea's leader Kim Jong-il died on December 17th. As a new power structure begins to emerge around his son Kim Jong-un, more attention is also being given to other members of Kim Jong-il's family. Arirang Today will summary Kim Jong-il's family history.
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Comparison of Political Situation
Arirang Today will compare the situation after Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il's death.
Speical Edition 6
Passing on Power to Descendants
Arirang Today will have the time to sum up the system of passing on power to one's descendants in North Korea.
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Comparing Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il
Both Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il died suddenly of myocardial infarction and heart shock. Arirang Today will compare Kim Jong-il, the late North Korean leader, with his father Kim Il-sung
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Foreign Press Response
Arirang Today will take a look at the foreign press response after Kim's death.