Asia Top News and Analysis North Korea

  • Doing business in North korea

    Joseph Naemi, Director at HBOil talks about the impact of sanctions, risks & opportunities in Mongolia and North Korea.

  • North Korea's Kim Jong-un receives doctorate

    A Malaysian university awarded an honorary doctorate in economics to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

  • Aviation Industry Corporation of China employees hold a model of the JF-17 fighter jet at an aviation expo in Beijing, Sept. 28, 2013.

    China is establishing itself as a credible competitor in the global weapons market. The NYT reports.

  • Congressional debate over Syria

    Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., Foreign Relations Committee chairman, discusses his opinions over whether the U.S. should strike Syria heading into Tuesday's hearings. Will the country be drawn in to a much larger conflict?

  • Kaesong deal a sign of progress with the DPRK?

    Joseph DeTrani, President of Intelligence and National Security Alliance, says the two Koreas' plan to reopen Kaesong is a positive development, but doubts remain over the path Kim Jong-un is taking.

  • Reining in North Korea

    Troy Stangarone, Senior Director, Congressional Affairs & Trade at the Korea Economic Institute, discusses how China and South Korea can work together to denuclearize North Korea.

  • Biggest Outside Threats to the U.S.

    What are the biggest outside threats to the U.S. markets? Syria? Turkey? Iran? Peter Kenny, Knight Capital, and Helima Croft, Barclays, tell CNBC what they're most concerned about around the world.

  • North Korea No-Show No Surprise

    Joseph Detrani, President of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, says pressure is mounting on North Korea to address the issue of denuclearization, so the break down of talks with South Korea is not surprising.

  • The Key to Peace Between the Two Koreas

    Matthias Maass, Assistant Professor of International Relations at Yonsei University thinks China holds the key to a sustainable peace between North and South Korea.

  • On the site of a former military golf course where President Dwight Eisenhower once played, the future of U.S. warfare is rising.

  • South Korean protesters burn a mock-up of a North Korean missile during a demonstration in 2012.

    North Korea fired its fifth short-range missile in three days. South Korea's Defense Ministry said a missile had been fired on Monday morning.

  • Economic Outlook in Park's Korea

    Troy Stangarone, Senior Director, Congressional Affairs & Trade at the Korea Economic Institute reflects on North Korea's impact on trade and looks at South Korea's economic growth plans with the U.S.

  • What to Expect From US/South Korea Summit

    Arvind Ramakrishnan, principal Asia analyst at Maplecroft, discusses the summit between the U.S. and South Korea and says no change of strategy against North Korea is likely to be induced.

  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

    South Korea's top economic policymakers, once anxious over the potential damage to their economy from Japan's massive monetary expansion and challenge raised by a cheap yen, have grown more sanguine.

  • China Minister to CNBC: What's Your Position on This?

    Li Zhaoxing, former Chinese foreign minister, turns the tables on CNBC's Geoff Cutmore and asks him what CNBC's position is on tensions on the Korean peninsula.

  • North Korea Losing Credibility?

    Richard Tanter, Professor in the School of Political and Social Studies at the University of Melbourne, says North Korea's provocative approach is hindering the process of negotiating peace in the region.

  • Engaging N. Korea

    Moon Chung-In, Professor, Department of Political Science at Yonsei University says that John Kerry's proposal to start talks with North Korea was a better choice than engaging in any form of an attack on Pyongyang.

  • Implications of North Korea Threats & China

    Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at Bank of Singapore weighs in on a whole host of issues including implications of threats from North Korea and expectations from China as it braces to release a slew of economic data.

  • Financial Literacy: Investing in Asia

    Stephen Roach, Yale University senior fellow, shares his thoughts on how China's changing economic model will impact Asian markets and the U.S. economy.