Local sources say Chinese companies are teaming up to sell gas in large quantities across the border.
As Hyesan’s smugglers struggle, markets have nothing to sell and real estate prices crash.
At the Pyongyang House nightclub in Yanji’s Pyongyang Ryugyong hotel, young North Korean women work to supply the regime with foreign cash.
Judge rejected Mun Chol Myong's request for bail despite arguments from attorneys that he was not a flight risk.
U.S. State Department says report shows Huawei’s links to “malign foreign actors.”
Russian employers exploit workers’ visa status, holding pay in case they don’t return from visa runs.
Parents are looking to borrow money for bribes to bail out their children.
Lectures aimed at discouraging defections target women living close to the border with the South.
Ordinary citizens resentful that elites can spend thousands of dollars on luxury items in a single day.
Charges against businessman Mun Chol Myong include conspiracy and money laundering in violation of UN sanctions, reports say.
Sources say the authorities want to limit the spread of information in the markets by keeping them open for shorter periods of time.
Residents were renting out their government housing to use as brothels.
Corpses of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il’s are preserved and on full display at a yearly cost of $400,000.
Citizens say the ‘Highest Dignity’ seemed too eager to meet with Trump, question Kim’s diplomatic abilities.
Working-level meetings must be the next priority in negotiations over North Korea’s denuclearization, experts say.
New rules designed to eliminate defections limit access to sea for fishermen in Chongjin.
Mun Chol Myong potentially faces a money laundering charge and a U.N. Security Council sanction.
Authorities investigate to expose rebellious elements among the rare group of no-shows.
Xi and Kim likely discussed the nuclear issue in depth before Xi’s meeting with Trump scheduled for next week.
Sources say that in the camps, rights abuses and death are common occurrences.
As workers who left the Russian Far East city on visa runs have not returned, residents wonder why sailors are there
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.