Colin Zwirko is a Senior Analytic Correspondent for NK News based in Seoul. Follow him on Twitter @ColinZwirko.
North Korean leadership must urgently meet to resolve numerous issues the country faces in the pandemic era, Kim says
Nearly one month out of the public eye, the North Korean leader is on his seventh extended break since 2020
In first reaction to Biden-Moon summit, DPRK statement says U.S. only paying “lip-service" to talks
Orphans brought up by the state reportedly volunteering to work in “difficult and labor-consuming fields”
North Korean leader’s letter read at the 8th Congress of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea held this week
Luxury yacht has in the past been good indicator of North Korean leader’s whereabouts
U.S. president willing to meet Kim Jong Un after working-level talks, appoints Sung Kim as special envoy on DPRK policy
State media suggests rapid progress, but recent failures to finish ambitious projects cast doubt on timely completion
State media hypes “ceaseless” efforts by rocket scientists to improve their work
Latest change comes as Kim’s military symbol was removed from Pyongyang streets this spring
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