November 30, 2022

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Colin Zwirko

Colin Zwirko is a Senior Analytic Correspondent for NK News based in Seoul. Follow him on Twitter @ColinZwirko.

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Minions, knockoff Chanel, virtual mirror: North Korea holds women’s fashion expo

Minions, knockoff Chanel, virtual mirror: North Korea holds women’s fashion expo

Clothing choices have grown along with foreign media influence, but event shows options still dictated from above

Minions, knockoff Chanel, virtual mirror: North Korea holds women’s fashion expo
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 9, 2022
North Korea reveals imposing new prosecutors HQ amid anti-corruption campaign
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North Korea reveals imposing new prosecutors HQ amid anti-corruption campaign

Expert says elaborate new campus part of Kim Jong Un’s efforts to enhance rule by law for enforcing party policy

North Korea reveals imposing new prosecutors HQ amid anti-corruption campaign
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 8, 2022
North Korea resumes anti-US propaganda art sales at tourist shop

North Korea resumes anti-US propaganda art sales at tourist shop

Pyongyang again boosting art depicting graphic destruction of US and slaughter of soldiers after hiding content in 2018

North Korea resumes anti-US propaganda art sales at tourist shop
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 7, 2022
North Korea fired cruise missiles near ROK coast, new ICBM: State media

North Korea fired cruise missiles near ROK coast, new ICBM: State media

Pyongyang offers first details and photos on record-setting missile launches, military drills last week

North Korea fired cruise missiles near ROK coast, new ICBM: State media
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 7, 2022
Seoul detects 180 ‘trails’ from North Korean warplanes, scrambles 80 jets: JCS

Seoul detects 180 ‘trails’ from North Korean warplanes, scrambles 80 jets: JCS

Joint Chiefs of Staff says flights all occurred north of Tactical Action Line as US-ROK air drills continue

Seoul detects 180 ‘trails’ from North Korean warplanes, scrambles 80 jets: JCS
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 4, 2022
US strategic assets to be ‘constant’ presence in South Korea to deter North

US strategic assets to be ‘constant’ presence in South Korea to deter North

Allied defense chiefs pledge more ‘large-scale’ exercises amid week of record missile launches and drills on peninsula

US strategic assets to be ‘constant’ presence in South Korea to deter North
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 4, 2022
North Korea launches more missiles, prompting evacuation warnings in Japan

North Korea launches more missiles, prompting evacuation warnings in Japan

Ballistic missile reportedly fired from Pyongyang area morning after DPRK’s busiest weapons test day ever

North Korea launches more missiles, prompting evacuation warnings in Japan
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko November 3, 2022
North Korea fires 23 missiles in busiest launch day ever; 1 lands off ROK coast

North Korea fires 23 missiles in busiest launch day ever; 1 lands off ROK coast

Air raid alert issued for Ulleung Island as short-range missile splashes down south of inter-Korean maritime border

North Korea fires 23 missiles in busiest launch day ever; 1 lands off ROK coast
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko | Jeongmin Kim November 2, 2022
Top North Korean military official demands end to ‘aggressive’ US-ROK air drills

Top North Korean military official demands end to ‘aggressive’ US-ROK air drills

Washington maintains Vigilant Storm is defensive in nature as Pyongyang threatens ‘shocking incident’ if it is attacked

Top North Korean military official demands end to ‘aggressive’ US-ROK air drills
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll | Colin Zwirko November 2, 2022
Itaewon tragedy: What to expect from North Korea as the South grieves

Itaewon tragedy: What to expect from North Korea as the South grieves

DPRK has responded to past disasters with both condolences and criticism depending in part on relations between leaders

Itaewon tragedy: What to expect from North Korea as the South grieves
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko October 31, 2022