Sister, aunt, aide: North Korea’s powerful female trinity

(Clockwise from left) Ms Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, aunt Kim Kyong Hui. and foreign minister Choe Son Hui. PHOTOS: AFP, ST FILE, EPA-EFE
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SEOUL - North Korea may be deeply patriarchal, but some women have managed to rise to power, partly due to pedigree. 

A female trinity is known to be the key advisers to the country’s most powerful man, Kim Jong Un.

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