It will be the first public trip to Pyongyang by a U.S. official in more than two years.
Tailors produce fake luxury brand clothes inspired by the first lady’s designer goods.
National leader Kim Jong Un calls for a switch from poultry and pigs to rabbits and goats.
The food center was the brainchild of ex-dictator Kim Jong Il.
The milk was provided by South Korea for humanitarian assistance.
A seventh round of talks yields the deal, but no date is set for reopening the joint project.
North Koreans hungry for tech skills are buying them up on the black market, sources say.
The move appears to have sharply reduced the number of North Koreans crossing into China.
He is punished for the second time over a performance gaffe.
The vessels have been anchored for months in a river separating North Korea and China.
North Korea and Cuba say the arms found in Panama were being sent for repairs.
Beijing sees Pyongyang "going in the wrong direction," a North Korea expert says.
A new centralized department looks to take control of economic policies.
Authorities are changing the guards more frequently to prevent corruption, a source says.
A widely-circulated South Korean movie describes a different side of the Korean War.
An expert analyzes North Korea's decision to scrap planned talks with the South.
Traders say bribing officials or removing labels is no longer enough to get their items past customs.
With no support network, orphans stick together in their bid to defect.
The North Korean leader may be setting the stage for his first visit to Beijing, says a Korea expert.
A plea to send them to South Korea is rejected, according to officials.
His visit ends a nearly half-year gap in high-level talks between Pyongyang and Beijing.
An expert on North Korean nuclear issues speaks about tensions on the peninsula following Pyongyang's short-range missile tests.
Phony bills are spreading fast in areas near the border, sources say.
The firings draw international condemnation for raising regional tensions.
The firings follow bellicose threats of nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula.
Traders say business is picking up as tensions ease.
Beijing is providing fertilizer and plans to give food to the impoverished nation.
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.