The firings draw international condemnation for raising regional tensions.
A North Korea expert speaks about the indefinite shutdown of the Kaesong industrial park.
Houses near the Chinese border give access to trade opportunities.
A family of ex-North Korean defectors in the U.S. try to help their compatriots back home.
Sources say workers’ relocation indicates a closure of the joint North-South project.
Deplorable conditions in the military lead children of the powerful to dodge the draft.
A new system implemented this year allows farmers to keep up to 30 percent of their harvests.
An end to the project could raise prices for South Korean goods on the black market.
But foreign travel from Beijing and other areas continues without restrictions.
Cybersquads are providing the pariah nation with a much-needed source of funding.
The peninsula is headed for 'thermonuclear war,' Pyongyang says.
The move spells an end for Pyongyang’s last major project with South Korea.
President Xi Jinping warns against "troublemaking" on China's doorstep.
The move is being interpreted as yet another North Korean attempt to ratchet up tensions.
The action escalates Pyongyang's month-long standoff with the South.
Factories illegally transport cigarettes to China where they are sold as local products.
A beleaguered economy and an unstable North Korean won make foreign currencies a safer bet.