October 02, 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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DPRK official welcomes planned visit of S.Korean business group to Kaesong

DPRK official welcomes planned visit of S.Korean business group to Kaesong

Comments come as South Korean FM reiterates fate of KIC depends on U.S.-led sanctions

DPRK official welcomes planned visit of S.Korean business group to Kaesong
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 16, 2019
North Korea eyes boosting laborer quotas, tourism in Russian Far East: report

North Korea eyes boosting laborer quotas, tourism in Russian Far East: report

DPRK consul general in Vladivostok met Primorye leader to discuss expanding ties

North Korea eyes boosting laborer quotas, tourism in Russian Far East: report
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 15, 2019
Choe Son Hui headed to Sweden for an “international conference”: Yonhap

Choe Son Hui headed to Sweden for an “international conference”: Yonhap

North Korean vice FM trip comes amid reports of high-level U.S.-DPRK meeting later this week

Choe Son Hui headed to Sweden for an “international conference”: Yonhap
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 15, 2019
North Korea appoints new director to foreign ministry’s Russia department

North Korea appoints new director to foreign ministry’s Russia department

Russian embassy says Kang Song Ho to lead First European Department as Moscow-Pyongyang talks ongoin

North Korea appoints new director to foreign ministry’s Russia department
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 14, 2019
Anti-U.S. military theme featured in new North Korean propaganda poster

Anti-U.S. military theme featured in new North Korean propaganda poster

Unification also major theme in new series as slogans reflect Kim Jong Un’s New Year’s Address

Anti-U.S. military theme featured in new North Korean propaganda poster
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 14, 2019
Kim Jong Un visit to Beijing pharma factory inspiring domestic industry: Rodong

Kim Jong Un visit to Beijing pharma factory inspiring domestic industry: Rodong

State media links economic tour in China to DPRK's domestic industry

Kim Jong Un visit to Beijing pharma factory inspiring domestic industry: Rodong
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 11, 2019
Kim, Xi committed to “joint handling” of nuclear diplomacy at fourth summit: KCNA

Kim, Xi committed to “joint handling” of nuclear diplomacy at fourth summit: KCNA

Summit also saw Chinese President reaffirm promise to visit North Korea

Kim, Xi committed to “joint handling” of nuclear diplomacy at fourth summit: KCNA
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 9, 2019
Major demolition underway in central Pyongyang’s Moranbong district: imagery

Major demolition underway in central Pyongyang’s Moranbong district: imagery

Latest development follows string of projects ongoing in area around Arch of Triumph

Major demolition underway in central Pyongyang’s Moranbong district: imagery
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 8, 2019
Locals still “highly vulnerable” after deadly landslides in rural N. Korea: IFRC

Locals still “highly vulnerable” after deadly landslides in rural N. Korea: IFRC

Kumchon residents lacked plan for landslides, Red Cross reports, as town continues rebuilding effort

Locals still “highly vulnerable” after deadly landslides in rural N. Korea: IFRC
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 7, 2019
North Korean delegation in Cambodia to learn about demining, bomb clearance

North Korean delegation in Cambodia to learn about demining, bomb clearance

Red Cross, police officials in DPRK team express "great interest" in technical exchanges

North Korean delegation in Cambodia to learn about demining, bomb clearance
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko January 6, 2019
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