The footage shows black smoke rising into the air as several explosions are heard in the background.
The 20 visitors were in the capital before Kaesong’s first suspected case, but they were isolated anyway.
Elite troops will target corruption and crime, but residents complain of stifling government control.
Tightly controlled platinum in the confiscated contraband points to high-level connections.
Residents say blaming a defector seems too convenient amid a campaign against exiles.
North Korean refugee went undercover to help Chinese authorities take down human trafficking rings.
New policy follows weeks of Pyongyang invective against defectors and refugees.
Blaming a defector for the “vicious virus” fits a hostile campaign against exiles, experts say.
At video lecture, senior party official says 70 percent of North Koreans watch TV from the South
Students are drafted for mask patrols and public told to help flatten the curve -- or else.
Local authorities may be in trouble for failing to adequately screen elite candidate.
Attempting to flee is a crime, but doing it on Kim Il Sung’s death anniversary is more serious.
Shipment of cooking oil burns with massive black smoke columns at Sinuiju, but the cause is yet to be determined.
The workers were sent to Russia to earn foreign currency for Pyongyang, and are thought be trying to reach South Korea.
Residents say making scapegoats out of senior officials will not solve any problems with the country’s overwhelmed medical system.
Authorities pledged severe punishment, but some brokers skated with relatively light “reeducation” sentences.
After the start of the school year was postponed three times to June 1, schools are closing only one month later.
Trader says shortages of key goods will be met by “unofficial trade” on terms that favor China.
Workers must ride out quarantine eating only rice and kimchi.
Seventy years after North Korean founder Kim Il Sung (1912-94) launched the June 25, 1950 surprise attack on South Korea that sparked the Korean War, Kim’s grandchildren, Kim Jong Un and his younger sister Kim Yo Jong, are in charge in Pyongyang – and embroiled in conflict with Seoul and Washington over nuclear weapons and economic sanctions.
Two factories employing tens of thousands shut down after workers develop symptoms.
Signe Poulsen says South Korea should meet with civil society and other stakeholders about launching leaflets to the North.
Ships carrying rice and corn from Dandong to Nampo labeled as “construction materials.”
Caught up in Pyongyang’s anger at activist exiles in South Korea, many are trapped by coronavirus rules.
Families with relatives in South Korea are widely thought to be better off.
Security officials extract pledges of secrecy from witnesses, but word of the balloons spreads anyway.
North Korea watchers in Seoul see series of escalatory steps aimed at getting U.S. attention.
Sources say they are envious of former citizens now living in the South.
South Korean opposition party defends leaflet campaigns as government in Seoul moves to stop them.
With birth certificates required to receive aid, children are punished for the sins of their parents.