North Korea as ‘The Truman Show’

One needs to be wary of impressions gleaned from Pyongyang, a showcase city

US citizen given hard labour in N Korea

Matthew Miller accused of acts hostile to the regime

US tourist held in N Korea to go on trial

Analysts suggest Pyongyang is attempting to draw US into talks

N Korea parades US prisoners on CNN

Move a sign Pyongyang may want to resume talks with Washington

Kim Il Sung square, Pyongyang
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Postcard from Pyongyang

Pictures from the FT’s visit to the North Korean capital

Kim Il Sung square, Pyongyang
©Simon Mundy

Burgers and BMWs show changing N Korea

Informal markets abound during FT visit to Pyongyang

Japan to ease North Korean sanctions

Move follows breakthrough with Pyongyang over investigations

Xi’s Seoul visit leaves Pyongyang in the cold

State trip reflects Beijing’s new stance towards Korean peninsula

North Korea fires two missiles into sea

China’s president plans to visit Seoul before Pyongyang

Japan and N Korea plan talks on abductees

First substantive discussions for more than a decade

Koreans drawn to unification-linked funds

Rosy talk of economic ‘jackpot’ triggers big flows

North Korea in rare public apology

Officials reveal collapse of Pyongyang apartment block

Obama aims to revive ‘pivot to Asia’

US president visits region anxious over China’s rise

Japan orders strikes against N Korea missiles

Navy on alert after Pyongyang fires medium-range missile

Tensions rise as Koreas exchange fire

S Korea scrambles jets after Pyongyang fires shells

North Korea fires medium-range missiles

US, Japan and South Korea meet to discuss Pyongyang threat

North Korea in fresh rocket launch

Pyongyang fires 16 rockets in protest at US military drills

West looks for meaning in N Korean rockets

Test-firing of missiles coincides with joint S Korea-US exercises

North Korea: Glimmer of hope

Growing trade with China is gradually opening up the economy and giving the population a taste of freedom

N Korea leader wins 100% of assembly vote