November 17, 2019

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Colin Zwirko

Colin Zwirko is an NK News correspondent based in Seoul.

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North Korea and Russia sign new protocol on cross-border rail transport

Russia’s deputy transport minister in Pyongyang talks pushed for rail container shipments from South Korea to begin

Colin Zwirko November 15, 2019

Kim Jong Un expresses concerns over December opening of hot springs resort

In sixth visit to the Yangdok resort, North Korean leader points to “shortcomings” in progress

Colin Zwirko November 14, 2019

Another new international foodstuffs exhibition wraps up in Pyongyang

Chinese companies once again dominate foreign participation while North Koreans show off health supplements, beverages

Colin Zwirko November 14, 2019

North Korean event on building "Space Power" held in Pyongyang this week: KCNA

Symposium on Space Science and Technology held annually since 2014, but was not mentioned last year amid talks with U.S.

Colin Zwirko November 13, 2019

North Korea, Chinese border province agree to boost trade, "personnel" exchanges

Liaoning Province governor, DPRK economic minister also want to increase tourism, agriculture exchanges

Colin Zwirko November 12, 2019

Suspected sanctions-busting cargo ship sank in October, North Korean media says

Chief Engineer of the Jang Jin Gang lauded as hero for prioritizing rescue of Kim portraits as ship sank

Colin Zwirko November 11, 2019

Danish NGO granted UN exemption to send agricultural machinery to North Korea

Mission East opened first resident office in Pyongyang earlier this year

Colin Zwirko November 7, 2019

U.S. defense chief Esper to visit Seoul next week, Pentagon says

Meetings with South Korean counterparts set to cover GSOMIA and countering North Korea

Colin Zwirko November 7, 2019

North Korean party daily criticizes ministries' failure to meet IT demands 

Other institutions praised for AI, wireless network advances, and new tech products at 2019 IT fair

Colin Zwirko November 6, 2019

Top DPRK official on U.S. affairs attending Moscow Nonproliferation Conference

Russian conference organizer previously discussed North Korean nuclear energy in May Pyongyang meeting

Colin Zwirko November 4, 2019
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