Xi and Kim likely discussed the nuclear issue in depth before Xi’s meeting with Trump scheduled for next week.
Travelers from North Korea must now find other means of watching South Korean TV in China.
A shot of boiling water to the larynx renders Pyongyang's balcony-raised chickens mute for life.
Price of pork remains stable as sources believe pork is being smuggled in.
Food shortages loom and the regime begs the UN for food while refusing smaller donations.
Panels with patriotic slogans are being installed to motivate the public while drawing attention away from sanctions.
Merchants and traders try to import “U.N. medicine” from China.
Train passengers going to or from drug hub city of Hamhung must be prepared for excessive inspections.
New UN report shows that North Korea’s market economy is designed for officials to extort the people.
North Korean agents in China to catch defectors allegedly smuggled drugs when they entered the country.
Companies continue to use South Korean machinery to make products to be smuggled to China and other countries.
North Korean regime cracks down on women learning Chinese, accusing them of preparing to defect.
Controversial religion spreads to the capital city through trade workers.
NGO says Beijing is legally obligated to help the seven because they could be tortured upon return.
North Korean migrants driven to suicide by harsh conditions and inability to save money.
Prices usually spike prior to the barley harvest, but this year only slightly increase.
Fellow inmates have likened the killer of an abusive guard to an admired anti-Japan independence fighter.
With the economy hard hit by sanctions, more North Koreans are taking out high-interest loans.