December 04, 2021

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Colin Zwirko

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

News

North Korea boasts of ‘full-scale’ work towards new space capabilities

State media promotes aerospace tech developments after Kim Jong Un ordered new recon satellite in early 2021

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 11, 2021
News

Kim Jong Un worked on tourist resort designs during 2021 absences: KCTV

Pyongyang expo shows off designs for trains, ships and space shuttle slide similar to one Kim family used

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 8, 2021
Analysis

Widespread rebuilding efforts underway in North Korea after floods: Imagery

State media largely focusing on one small town, but former rocket launch base also sees new home construction

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 7, 2021
News

Severe rains hit North Korea’s Yongbyon nuclear complex: state media

Flooding could damage or disrupt activity at the nuclear reactor, which has reportedly ramped up activity this year

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 5, 2021
COVID-19

Venezuelan ambassador to North Korea dies from COVID-19: reports

William Izarra was appointed to the role in May 2021 but had not yet traveled to North Korea

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 5, 2021
News

North Korean central court asks China, Russia to help counter US ‘hostility’

At virtual international conference, Pyongyang court says economic development depends on regional cooperation

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 1, 2021
News

North Korea says it tested new ‘anti aircraft missile’ on Thursday

Test reportedly came on same day that Pyongyang revealed olive branch to Seoul to restart talks

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoSeptember 30, 2021
News

Kim Jong Un suggests restoring inter-Korean hotlines in early October

DPRK leader’s sister Kim Yo Jong also promoted to member of top decision-making body in Pyongyang

Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko | Jeongmin Kim | Won-Gi JungSeptember 29, 2021
Analysis

Pyongyang’s newest skyscraper and giant housing construction projects, in photos

Deadline for North Korea's 10,000 home project moved up, state media suggests, as capital continues to see changes

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoSeptember 29, 2021
News

North Korea tested new ‘hypersonic missile’: state media

DPRK military hails successful test launch of new ‘Hwasong-8’ system

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoSeptember 28, 2021
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