State security agents have been brought in from the capital to replace local security forces deemed not up to the job.
Previously catering to foreign businessmen and other visitors, the bars no longer make money for the regime, sources say.
"I don't favor military action to eliminate the North Korean nuclear program," says John Bolton, President Trump's designated national security advisor.
The weapon, a pistol, was found in an extra bag carried aboard by a North Korean worker returning home.
Vietnamese defendant’s attorneys present a history of filmed tricks to bolster scapegoat claims.
The beer made from smuggled hops can be distinguished from the original only by experts, sources say.
South Korean broadcasts raise expectations that sanctions may be dropped, and trade resumed.
Police chose not to investigate suspect’s whereabouts in days leading up to the murder, attorney says.
Vietnamese suspect’s attorney begins his cross examination of lead investigator.
But observers say that talks alone are unlikely to lead to denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula.
Officials are holding mandatory lectures to sing the praises of Kim Jong Un’s new projects to merge the two Koreas.
South Korean envoys say the North’s leader wants security assurances from Washington in exchange.
The change will give missile researchers and developers access to the same benefits that residents of the capital receive.
Trucks now run empty to the border with China and charge reduced rates for carrying goods on the return trip.