April 02, 2023


Colin Zwirko

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


N. Korea aims to finish Wonsan-Kalma project by April 15 next year: state media

In first on-site inspection, DPRK leader says project aimed at domestic tourists

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMay 29, 2018

Abe, Trump agree to meet ahead of U.S.-North Korea summit: White House

In Monday phone call, leaders reiterate calls for "complete dismantlement" of DPRK's nuke program

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMay 28, 2018

Who is Sung Kim, the American diplomat leading talks with the North Koreans?

The current U.S. ambassador to the Philippines has extensive experience dealing with DPRK officials

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMay 28, 2018

Shinzo Abe “supports” Trump decision to cancel DPRK-U.S. summit: Kyodo

International reaction to surprise cancellation more mixed, however

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMay 25, 2018

Preparations for September mass games event underway in Pyongyang

Arirang-style event set to take place this fall

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMay 23, 2018

Kim Jong Un will not “play” Trump, denuclearization remains U.S. goal: Pence

Vice President says Washington still open to summit

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMay 21, 2018

Major ROK bank to set up task force exploring inter-Korean economic cooperation

KEB Hana Bank among several companies eyeing Northern business opportunities should sanctions ease

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMay 21, 2018

DPRK loyalty badges now easier to obtain for foreigners, but come with a price

Sources say 100 euro "donation" now streamlining process

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMay 20, 2018

Air Koryo to begin weekly Pyongyang-Wonsan flights in June: state media

New route likely aimed at expanding tourism to DPRK's east coast, source suggests

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMay 17, 2018

Access, transparency remain concerns for North Korea operations: WFP chief

David Beasley says country allowed "greater access" during recent visit, but that hurdles remain

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoMay 15, 2018