On this day in 1983, a South Korean president on a visit to Yangon survived an assassination attempt that severed diplomatic ties between Pyongyang and the Myanmar government.
North Korea using Taiwanese, Chinese hardware and open-source software to produce mobile phones that generate income for regime and boost informal business sector.
Some 40 percent of North Koreans may require food assistance as harvest expected to drop to lowest level in 5 years, FAO says.
The international pariah said the world body’s programs have failed "due to the politicization of UN assistance by hostile forces," according to a letter seen by Reuters.
The launches have complicated attempts to restart talks between US and North Korean negotiators over the future of Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programs.
The Yoma Strategic Group executive chairman took part in a panel in Pyongyang this week. Here’s what we’ve learned so far.
After more than a year of talks, however, the two sides have yet to agree a common definition of denuclearization.
After a tweet that took North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by surprise, US President Donald Trump became the first sitting American president to set foot in North Korea.
Xi received a lavish welcome that included a performance of "I Love Thee, China" and thousands of people holding placards to form a picture of Xi's face and the Chinese flag.
North Korea's official newspaper welcomed the "historic visit" in a front-page commentary saying Xi's trip highlights two-way ties that "never waver despite any headwinds.”
The former officials also said Kim Jong Nam had been almost certainly in contact with security services of other countries, particularly China's, the Journal said.
Lt-Gen Thein Htay was blacklisted by the U.S. in 2013 for trading arms with North Korea.
South Korean and U.S. officials have said the North Korean regime had ordered the assassination of Kim Jong Nam, who had been critical of his family's dynastic rule.
Kim Jong Un said his country needs to deliver a “telling blow” to sanction-imposing countries by upping its efforts to create a self-supporting national economy.
Though embalming experts from the Russian lab have taught some techniques to North Korean scientists, they keep the core of the process a secret.