The rare political gathering is meant to reflect the consolidation of Kim Jong Un's power, explains Kathleen Stephens, William J. Perry distinguished fellow at Stanford University. » Read More
Young North Koreans are coming of age amid a proliferation of black markets. This market generation just might solve the North Korea problem.
With China cutting carbon emissions, North Korea is already pivoting to ensure China's falling coal use doesn't hurt its economy.
Outside media and technology are making its way into the communist country, and giving people a glimpse of the outside world.
A look at a black market in North Korea's Ryanggang Province near the Chinese border. Black markets are located throughout North Korea.
Chinese and German politicians on Friday acknowledged that a stimulus might be needed. Cramer thinks this is a step in the right direction.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has not been seen in public for over a month. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discusses growing speculation as to his whereabouts after missing a key political meeting.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in firm control of his government but hurt his leg taking part in a military drill. Reuters reports.
The "Squawk Box" crew and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discuss growing speculation over the absence of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Reuters is saying according to a source, Kim Jong Un has suffered a tendon injury.
Russian President Vladimir Putin may be taking censorship a step further by controlling Russia's access to the Internet itself.
About 6,000 Westerns visit North Korea each year, although independent travel is nearly impossible.
Reports say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's slush fund manager attempted to defect with $5 million, according to the Global Post.
While China doesn't like North Korea's provocative actions, the mainland is reluctant to fully implement U.N. sanctions on its ally, says Bruce Klingner, Senior Research Fellow at Heritage Foundation.
Victor Cha, Senior Adviser & Korea Chair at Center for Strategic & International Studies, outlines the issues that will likely be discussed during Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to South Korea.
A video game that will soon be released stars North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. NBC News reports.
A new report suggests fake products, such as Marlboro cigarettes and Viagra pills, are keeping North Korea's economy alive. The 'Street Signs Asia' team discuss.
Amid talk of new sanctions as North Korea threatens nuclear weapons testing, fresh data reveal how the country's market economy is growing.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports North Korea fired more than 100 artillery rounds as part of a counter drill into South Korean waters. South Korea fired back.
An unconfirmed report about male North Korean students getting their hair done just like their leader Kim Jong Un has gone viral online. CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss.
North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea Monday amid ongoing annual military exercises between Seoul and Washington.
With investor worries about spillover effects on commodities by a slowing Chinese economy, Beijing has its eye on a key resource—rare earth minerals in North Korea.