December 02, 2021

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Colin Zwirko

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

News

North Korea to hold major meeting around Kim Jong Un’s 10-year anniversary

Plenum will set 2022 state plans, as DPRK leader says economy ‘stable’ at Politburo meeting on Wednesday

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoDecember 2, 2021
News

Kim Jong Un appears just once in 50 days as leader set to mark decade in power

Health issues, COVID-19 or simply changing work habits may be behind DPRK leader’s infrequent state media appearances

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoDecember 1, 2021
Analysis

Why North Korean media stayed silent on new holiday celebrating nuclear missiles

Pyongyang may remain cautious over promoting its nukes, though questions remain about internal celebrations

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoNovember 30, 2021
News

North Korean ski resorts prep for tourists despite virus, economic concerns

Yangdok and Masikryong resorts covered in artificial snow, while military ski unit ramps up training at Mount Paektu

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoNovember 29, 2021
News

North Korean man arrested 41 days after daring Chinese prison escape

Chinese police, netizens heavily promoted efforts to capture man who was serving time in Jilin Province prison

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoNovember 29, 2021
Analysis

What to expect on North Korea’s new nuclear missile holiday next week

Pyongyang may conduct meetings, a parade or a missile test to celebrate Rocket Industry Day on Nov. 29

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoNovember 26, 2021
NK PRO
Analysis

Kim Jong Un builds new mansions across country as North Korean public suffers

Satellite images show new construction at lakeside retreat and secretive Pyongyang compound despite economic ‘hardships’

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoNovember 24, 2021
News

North Korea holds space conference, says launching satellites will help economy

Aerospace engineers, students gather after Kim Jong Un ordered development of military recon satellite earlier this year

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoNovember 22, 2021
News

China expands manhunt for escaped North Korean prisoner, ups bounty to $110,000

Daring prison break has caught the attention of Chinese social media as convict Ju Hyon Gon remains on the lam

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoNovember 19, 2021
News

North Korean ideological movement ‘losing steam,’ better rewards needed: Kim

‘Three Revolutions’ reward and punishment system to be expanded, Kim Jong Un tells party conference

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoNovember 19, 2021
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