February 29, 2024

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Colin Zwirko

Colin Zwirko

Colin Zwirko is a Senior Analytic Correspondent for NK News based in Seoul. He joined the company in 2018 after receiving a master's degree in international security and foreign policy from South Korea's Yonsei University. Follow him on Twitter.

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Kim Jong Un to host Xi Jinping for their first Pyongyang summit: experts react

What's on the agenda for the fifth Kim-Xi summit, and how will denuclearization talks be affected?

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 18, 2019
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Russian Far East governor says region plans to import apples from North Korea

Two sides also exchanging delegations soon to explore tourism boost: Primorye gov. Kozhemyako

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 14, 2019
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DPRK TV rebroadcasts Singapore summit documentary on one-year anniversary

Films of two meetings with Moon, Xi were not aired on their anniversaries, analysis shows

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 13, 2019
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Chinese tourist numbers in North Korea surge as 1000-per-day limit enforced

Single-day total at DMZ recently doubled highest number recorded last year, source says

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 12, 2019
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Bank Sputnik participated in Russian delegation to N. Korea last week: report

Sanctions exemptions previously given to Sputnik in the past for transfers to UN aid agencies

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 11, 2019
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Construction on riverside towers, new university campus see progress in Pyongyang

From new to nearly complete, DPRK capital’s construction boom continues

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 10, 2019
News

Revealed: Evidence of Kim Jong Un university location, ties to tech industry

New construction also underway at Kim Jong Un National Defense University

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 7, 2019
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Russian Far East minister in Pyongyang to discuss joint economic projects

Banquet held Thursday with key economic officials in attendance

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 6, 2019
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Chinese, North Korean central prosecutors’ offices sign agreement in Beijing

PRC side promotes judicial reform as two sides agree to boost cooperation

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 5, 2019
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Following complaints from leader, North Korea puts mass games event on hold

Postponement of "People’s Country" event could last from several days to weeks, tour company says

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 5, 2019