February 25, 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.

Analysis

Wonsan-Kalma tourist zone sees rapid progress, new construction: imagery

Resort project in advanced stages as October deadline looms, though much work remains to be done

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMarch 26, 2019
News

Top North Korean diplomat leading delegation to Laos this week: KCNA

Ri Su Yong was spotted at Beijing airport on Tuesday

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMarch 26, 2019
Investigation

Coldnoodlefan: a North Korea-linked foray into sockpuppet Twitter accounts?

Pro-DPRK account displays solid links to state-run outlet Sogwang

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMarch 22, 2019
News

North Korea’s mass games to return in fall this year: tour company

2018 saw massive state propaganda event held for the first time in five years

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMarch 21, 2019
News

Mennonite Central Committee granted sanctions exemption to bring metals into DPRK

Nail clippers, safety pins among prohibited items now approved for delivery

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMarch 21, 2019
News

Russian parliamentary group in Pyongyang to discuss economic, regional cooperation

Lawmaker says the two sides discussed “specific projects,” but repeats concerns over sanctions

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMarch 20, 2019
News

KCTV reveals large-scale plans for district surrounding iconic Ryugyong Hotel

New promotion raises possibility of resumed work near 105-story "Hotel of Doom"

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMarch 19, 2019
News

N. Korea, Russia sign agreement on economic, political exchanges in Moscow: KCNA

Bilateral exchanges also continued in Pyongyang with visit of Russian parliamentary delegation

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMarch 17, 2019
News

North Korea has “no intention” of yielding to present U.S. demands: vice FM

DPRK leader Kim Jong Un to make an announcement on the issue "soon," Choe Son Hui says

Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko | Oliver HothamMarch 14, 2019
News

UN approves five sanctions exemptions for humanitarian aid to North Korea

Approval sees return of Médecins Sans Frontières to DPRK after four-year hiatus

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMarch 14, 2019