Park Sang Hak rides in a minivan down the highway, speeding past signs for Pyongyang.
North Korea’s ruling party has rewritten rules to make it easier for leader Kim Jong Il’s son to take control of the state, Yonhap News reported, citing an unidentified government official.
The stability of nuclear-armed North Korea may hinge on whether its military and the family of deceased dictator Kim Jong Il agree that his little-known, twenty-something son can extend six decades of dynastic rule.
Can the world just take a long, deep breath about North Korea? This isn’t a trick question, but a plea for a moment of sobriety amid Kim Jong Un’s tantrums.
William Pesek's take on some of the stories driving the debate in politics, finance and social issues across Asia today.
The deadliest words in economics are “This time things are different.” They are even more perilous when applied to a nuclear power run by a paranoid, repressive regime. In other words, North Korea.
As U.S. President Barack Obama seeks a united front to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula, he’s facing an unlikely spoiler: Japan.