By Fraser Lewry - 19 February 09:20
The Chinese have always made the crossing: historically for trade, more recently for tourism. In May 2013, the North Korean city of Sinuiju opened up to westerners for the first time.
By Ian Steadman - 06 February 05:47
Even the communists know that the old way of doing things isn't cutting it any more.
By Nelson Jones - 06 January 03:38
It now appears that the story about Kim Jong-Un's uncle being executed by a pack of 120 ravenous dogs can be traced back to a Weibo post by a Chinese satirist.
By Sophie McBain - 20 November 01:03
Regular blood transfusions and five-year-olds doing "adorable" things aimed to help the North Korean dictator become the world's oldest man.
By Sophie McBain - 09 October 11:34
Does North Korea's anger at Switzerland's refusal to supply ski lifts for the country's first luxury ski resort suggest that stricter sanctions could work?
By Caroline Crampton - 11 July 08:49
North Korean leader's "mystery woman" is a formerly married pop star.
By Emily Wight - 02 May 11:16
10 countries stand out as barring international media, a report published today finds.
By Anonymous (not verified) - 23 January 12:00
In 17 December 2011, more than a dozen North Korean defectors at the Hanawon resettlement centre, an hour's drive south of Seo
By Helen Lewis - 02 January 12:00
Helen Lewis-Hasteley on Maggie and legacy-building, tots with lethal toys and the press and the publ
By Samira Shackle - 28 December 10:03
A defector on Kim Il-Sung's death: "The histrionics of grief took on a competitive quality. Who coul