December 08, 2022

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Colin Zwirko

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

News

Russia stalls release of UN Panel of Experts sanctions report on North Korea

Envoy cites objections over content, leaks as UNSC set to continue discussions

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoAugust 31, 2018
News

Mass games extended to run until October 10, tour company says

Recent state media suggested event would run from September 9 to 30

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoAugust 30, 2018
News

Russian construction companies send gifts to Kim Jong Un: KCNA

One group, Dalpiterstroy, reported to have used North Korean labor to build World Cup stadium

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoAugust 30, 2018
News

Russian Orthodox Church delegation to visit North Korea in October

ROC leader also invites Kim Jong Un to visit Pyongyang church

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoAugust 28, 2018
Analysis

The year without Americans: how the U.S. travel ban changed North Korean tourism

State Department yet to decide on extension as ban set to expire this Friday

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoAugust 27, 2018
News

Student training for Sept. 9 events intensifies around Pyongyang, photos show

Long hours and high expectations in near-daily outdoor marching exercises

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoAugust 27, 2018
News

UN environmental chief in Pyongyang to discuss conservation, disaster prevention

DPRK has agreed to join UNEP’s Clean Seas Campaign, statement says

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoAugust 23, 2018
Analysis

Satellite imagery reveals ongoing changes at Kaesong Industrial Complex

No major facility usage apparent, however, as two Koreas push to open liason office

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoAugust 23, 2018
News

Visa freeze lifted for western tourists to Pyongyang: tour companies

Ban on Chinese tourists reportedly still in effect ahead of September 9 holiday, however

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoAugust 21, 2018
News

Secretary Pompeo may visit Pyongyang again “soon”: Bolton

Trip, if it goes ahead, will be Secretary of State's fourth this year

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoAugust 20, 2018