April 02, 2020

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Colin Zwirko

Colin Zwirko is an NK News correspondent based in Seoul.

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North Korean, Lao foreign ministries sign cooperation agreement in Vientiane

Two sides promise closer ties as DPRK business in Laos appears open, despite sanctions

Colin Zwirko April 1, 2020

North Korea raises prospect of “payback” on U.S. after Pompeo sanctions remarks

New MFA director for dialogue with U.S. says Secretary of State revealed "scheme" to buy time through Kim-Trump talks

Colin Zwirko March 30, 2020

North Korea stresses deployment goals in missile test led by defense officials

Kim Jong Un absent from coverage as Academy of Defense Science appeals to fulfill "major weapon production plans"

Colin Zwirko March 29, 2020

Air China says flights to North Korea remain suspended through early May

Only foreign carrier to operate flights to Pyongyang halted service in late January due to COVID-19

Colin Zwirko March 27, 2020

Top North Korean party departments spotlighted in rare visit to soldiers

Following artillery drills last week, Central Committee department cadres convey leader’s thanks, give gifts to soldiers

Colin Zwirko March 26, 2020

Indonesian ambassador to North Korea hopes sanctions eased to boost trade

Despite 2019 trade rebound, sanctions still major obstacle, Ambassador Berlian Napitupulu says in radio interview

Colin Zwirko March 24, 2020

North Korean media highlights growing U.S.-China spat over COVID-19 origins

DPRK could be "on the way to blaming the U.S. for the coronavirus," analyst says

Colin Zwirko March 20, 2020

North Korean foreign ministry boasts of “clean land” free of coronavirus cases

In unusual move, MFA statement promotes Chinese praise of DPRK virus prevention measures

Colin Zwirko March 20, 2020

Status of upcoming North Korean trade fairs in question due to coronavirus

Companies involved in growing DPRK trade events expect cancellations or postponement, but await official word

Colin Zwirko March 19, 2020

Kim Jong Un orders large new Pyongyang General Hospital to be built by October

North Korean leader in speech at ground-breaking ceremony Tuesday said country lacks modern medical facilities

Colin Zwirko March 17, 2020
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