Tour companies say some 5,000 Western tourists visit the North each year, with US citizens making up about 20 percent of the market.
04 Aug 2017 3:22 PM
The US government last month said it would bar Americans from travelling to North Korea due to the risk of 'long-term detention' there.
03 Aug 2017 8:39 AM
Tour companies say business has already been hit hard by recent developments, including tensions over the North's weapons programmes.
25 Jul 2017 3:23 PM
The vast majority of tourists to North Korea are from China, its sole major ally and key provider of trade and aid.
23 Jul 2017 5:30 PM
The threat of prisoner-related sanctions opens up a new front in tensions between Tehran and the Trump administration.
22 Jul 2017 4:52 PM
The North had earlier Friday denied torturing or mistreating Warmbier, in the first official reaction to his death.
23 Jun 2017 3:41 PM
The article criticized South Korea for using Warmbier's case to seek the release of other detainees, including 6 South Korean nationals.
23 Jun 2017 2:36 PM
A series of atomic tests and missile launches since last year have ratcheted up tensions on the Korean peninsula.
22 Jun 2017 12:55 PM
Trump took to Twitter to thank China for attempting to resolve tensions with North Korea, but declared that Beijing's 'efforts' had failed.
22 Jun 2017 9:16 AM
President Trump tweeted that he appreciated China’s efforts to help with North Korea but that their attempts ‘did not work out’.
21 Jun 2017 2:58 PM
The 22-year-old Warmbier was medically evacuated in a coma last week after nearly 18 months in captivity.
21 Jun 2017 11:14 AM
Otto Warmbier, 22, was released last week by North Korea in a coma, but died days later, his family said.
21 Jun 2017 11:02 AM
The tweet came a day after the death of Otto Warmbier -- a US student who returned in a coma from prison in North Korea.
21 Jun 2017 8:11 AM
The family of American college student Otto Warmbier said the 22-year-old died Monday, days after his release from North Korea.
20 Jun 2017 8:09 PM
Otto Warmbier died 6 days after his return to the US, with US President Donald Trump blaming Pyongyang's ‘brutal regime’ for his plight.
20 Jun 2017 11:47 AM
Otto, the college student who returned to the US last week after 17 months of detention in North Korea, died on Monday afternoon.
20 Jun 2017 9:31 AM
While N Korea's move to free Otto Warmbier may provide an opening for talks on security issues, the prospects still appear bleak.
14 Jun 2017 10:44 AM