Tourism in North Korea is growing, according to research which estimates the state earned between $30-40 million from tourism in 2014.» Read More
*Daily life goes on as normal in Pyongyang, Seoul. SEOUL, Aug 21- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his troops onto a war footing from 5 p.m on Friday after his government issued an ultimatum to Seoul to halt anti- Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts by Saturday afternoon or face military action. Tension escalated on Thursday when North Korea fired four shells...
The two Korea’s have technically been at war since 1953 and the demilitarized zone remains the most heavily fortified border in the world. CNBC’s Phil Han explains
Japan's Emperor Akihito marked the 70th anniversary of WWII's end with an expression of "deep remorse" of the war, a departure from his annual script.
SEOUL, Aug 10- For the boldest frontier market investor: North Korea is looking to raise $39 million from foreign investors to fund a new brewery in Wonsan, an eastern port city where leader Kim Jong Un has big development ambitions. Egypt's Orascom Telecom, which runs Pyongyang- based Koryolink- the country's sole mobile phone network- has not been able to withdraw...
North Korea is making up its own time zone as it marks the 70th anniversary of its liberation from Japan.
SEOUL, July 17- North Korea's economy expanded by 1.0 percent in 2014, the South Korean central bank said on Friday, with a drought expected to hobble growth in one of the world's most isolated countries this year. A drought could dent economic activity this year, as North Korea has said it is the worst it has seen in 100 years although Seoul has said it seems to be...
SEOUL, July 10- North Korea received enough rainfall in June to ease drought conditions that had been described by Pyongyang as the worst in a century, although parts of the country remain acutely short of water, the South Korean government said on Friday. The lack of rain is believed to have compounded chronic food shortages in North Korea, which has seen external...
North Korea faces its worst drought in a century, state media say, raising food crisis fears in the impoverished nation. The Financial Times reports.
ISIS is claiming responsibility for an attack on a Shiite Mosque in Saudi Arabia; Amazon is expanding its private label brands; and a volcano erupts in Japan, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
Online shopping has arrived in North Korea, even though citizens of the isolated country have no access to the Internet.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on the threats posed by North Korea.
Christopher Hill, former U.S. ambassador to South Korea, discusses the threat of North Korea's nuclear missiles and explains what it means for the U.S. and South Korea.
As companies face growing threats from hackers, four cyber security firms are have joined forces to share intelligence.
Beyond sanctions, U.S. officials are hoping to further target and isolate North Korea's international finance machine.
I made a mistake, says former Gov. Bill Richardson, (D-N.M.), explaining his comments on North Korea's leader.
Bruce Klingner, Senior Research Fellow, Northeast Asia at The Heritage Foundation, says South Korean President Park Geun-hye is open to talks with North Korea due to growing political challenges.
The good times aren't over yet for the stock market, says floor trader Kenny Polcari. But buckle up—it could be a bumpy ride!
James Clapper revealed new details of a dinner he had with a top North Korean intelligence official during a secret trip.
A look at North Korea's growing, not-so-isolated economy, and key reasons Kim Jong Un is feeling good after three years in power.
During a speech at Fordham University on Thursday, National Intelligence Director James Clapper recounts a recent dinner he had with the North Korean intelligence chief.