Seoul-based North Korean Strategy Center gathers testimonies detailing high-profile purges including brutal executions.
Ahead of upcoming US-Korea summit, 10-day emergency period begins Tuesday.
Short on supplies during the winter months, hungry recruits break into homes and farms near bases.
Waitresses plucked from a top Pyongyang university forced to work for free.
Known on the streets as ice, the drug helps some users forget their misery, but addictions rise.
Government sends teenagers to protect pine trees from hungry larvae.
North Korean hackers aid Philippine bankers in a massive theft of funds from the Bangladesh central bank.
Directive to light up statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il for holiday celebrations angers citizens.
Government cites fairness to workers in North Korean-run facilities as it cuts salaries by up to 80 percent.
Doan Thi Huong will begin her defense case ahead of co-defendant Siti Aisyah.
But even applicants who pay bribes can’t be assured that their travel requests will be approved.
Regime holds a series of lectures in border regions, warning the public that punishments can be severe
Panel stays ruling regarding seven witnesses to allow prosecution to appeal to higher court.
Visiting relatives must buy food and other necessities for their loved ones at inflated prices.
No relief for citizens who must either find 100 kg of feces a day or pay a fine.
Second Kim-Trump summit likely, but Kim intends to play ‘China card.’
Diplomat’s disappearance could be an embarrassment to the Kim Jong Un regime
North Korea watchers see no immediate change in Kim’s stance but warn status quo can’t hold without movement by Pyongyang.
Information stolen from computer in South Korean resettlement center.
Regime's openness about shortcomings seen as departure from previous eras.
Authorities are failing to stop corruption in the KPA as officers struggle on low salaries.
Robert Collins report focuses on the suffering of ‘Ma and Pa Kim’
Minerals and seafood are smuggled out, while oil is smuggled in, sources on the border say.
Lecture materials shower supreme leader with adulation, but attendees collectively roll their eyes.
Freeze on working visas thins the numbers of North Korean musician-waitresses in Vladivostok
Many who remain work illegally on tourist visas.
Gudzon Shipping in dire straits for its role in ship-to-ship oil transfers
Once central to North Korea’s coal-laundering operations, international pressure forces Nakhodka to back off on illicit trade
At year’s end, provincial shops and restaurants struggle as local markets flooded with instant noodles
New scanners will make it more difficult to smuggle illicit goods into North Korea