April 20, 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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Top North Korean university opens new high-tech wing for consumer goods research

Kim Chaek University of Technology latest to receive sci-tech development center

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 25, 2019
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North Korea, Syria agree to fight sanctions with more economic cooperation 

Two sides also sign MOU in Pyongyang meeting agreeing to form consultatory political committee

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 24, 2019
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North Korea holding talks with Syrian, Russian officials in wake of Kim-Xi summit

Delegation from Damascus in Pyongyang as foreign ministry officials depart for talks in Moscow

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 24, 2019
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China, North Korea wrap-up fifth summit as Xi Jinping heads home

Kim and Xi visited the Sino-Korean Friendship Tower before a farewell ceremony Friday afternoon

Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko | Oliver HothamJune 21, 2019
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Confirmed: North Korea rapidly built Xi’s new guesthouse from February to May

Building exterior shown on KCTV confirms location of Kumsusan Guesthouse in Pyongyang

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 21, 2019
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North Korea pays tribute to Xi Jinping in special mass games performance

Mass propaganda event returns for first time since suspension, though content appears China-tailored

Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko | Oliver HothamJune 20, 2019
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Kim, Xi discuss denuclearization, economic development in first Pyongyang talks

Kim reportedly disappointed in lack of "active response from the concerned side" in nuclear talks

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 20, 2019
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Xi Jinping’s guesthouse in Pyongyang possibly new rapidly-built mansion complex

"Kumsusan Guesthouse" named in Chinese media may be new buildings across Kumsusan Palace of the Sun

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 20, 2019
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ICRC granted UN exemption to deliver health, water project supplies to North Korea

International Committee of the Red Cross says DPRK capacity in these areas "remained precarious"

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 19, 2019
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Sanctioned North Korean oil tanker spotted conducting relay ship-to-ship transfers

Footage represents third time An San 1 has been observed conducting STS transfers since March 2018

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoJune 18, 2019