December 10, 2022

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Colin Zwirko

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

News

Corrupt party officials challenge Kim Jong Un’s absolute authority: State media

North Korean leader pushes campaign against outside and capitalist influence in speech at top party cadre school

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 18, 2022
News

Kim Jong Un says orphans school is key military tool in latest visit

North Korean leaders have long used Mangyongdae Revolutionary School to mold talent and shore up party’s power base

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 17, 2022
News

North Korea test-fires missile and conducts military drills near border: JCS

Seoul says air force and artillery drills violate military deal; DPRK accuses ROK of firing artillery at ‘front line’

News

Kim Jong Un says children must join military drills, construct apartments

North Korean leader demands country raise ‘loyalists’ from young age in latest push to improve ideological controls

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 13, 2022
News

North Korea says it tested long-range cruise missiles to boost ‘nuclear forces’

Seoul did not previously announce test, which DPRK says it conducted over West Sea in ‘warning to the enemy’

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 13, 2022
News

North Korea reveals first mural of Kim Jong Un in personality cult upgrade

Mosaic mural at new Ryonpho Greenhouse Farm is only known artistic depiction of current leader to be installed publicly

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 11, 2022
News

North Korea opens largest greenhouse farm in country to address food shortages

Kim Jong Un praises military for building sprawling facility on deadline, though some work appears unfinished

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 11, 2022
News

North Korea’s recent missile tests are nuclear warning to US, ROK: State media

DPRK media releases photos and details on Kim Jong Un guiding 7 missile tests as well as air force and artillery drills

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 10, 2022
Analysis

Exclusive images provide first look at North Korea’s newest skyscraper street

Ornate concrete towers of Hwasong district taking shape according to blueprints, on-the-ground photos show

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 6, 2022
News

North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles into East Sea: Seoul

DPRK foreign ministry implies tests are response to US-ROK drills in statement released just before launch

Colin ZwirkoColin ZwirkoOctober 6, 2022
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