An intruder slid down the giant ramp during Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

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The highest profile member of the North Korean delegation to the Games, she is the first immediate member of the North's ruling family to visit the South since the 1950-1953 Korean war.

However, Dr. Zhiqun Zhu, a Bucknell University professor, said to not be fooled by appearances during the games in PyeongChang, South Korea. This was met with global sanctions as well as a flurry of insults between President Donald Trump and North Korean state media.

Mr Kim's pretender wore the mercurial and isolated leader's black glasses and looked the part with a young, round face coupled with the awkward haircut sported by the real despot.

The opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics showcased a dazzling display of lights, music and dancing, but the overarching message was one of peace and global unity.

US Vice President Mike Pence skipped a dinner ahead of the Winter Olympics opening ceremony where he had been reportedly due to share a table with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and the North's ceremonial head of state, Seoul said.

Much about Kim Yo Jong is shrouded in mystery, as the Kim dynasty reveals very little publicly, experts say.

Who is Kim Yo-jong? "North Korea has been very skillful".

Her father was Kim Jong Il, and her mother was his mistress, Ko Yong Hui.

Kim Yo Jong is the only "full-blooded" sister of Kim Jong-un, who also has half-sisters, according to Sorensen and Madden.

After rising from an initial 32 norovirus cases on Tuesday to 54 on Wednesday, the figure had risen to 128 as of late Thursday, with most of those affected security personnel, the KCDC said.

The North Korean athletes will face intense scrutiny in the public eye, as the media report every little detail pertaining to the Winter Olympics this year. The athletes also held and waved smaller unified flags aloft in their right hand, smiling in front of 35,000 spectators in the stadium.

Kim Yo Jong is now blacklisted by the U.S. for her association with human rights abuses.

She smiled brightly as she was greeted by South Korean officials led by Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon at a meeting room at Incheon International Airport.



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