US President Donald Trump with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during their second summit in Hanoi. Photo: AFP

How long can North Korea ‘muddle through’ its sanctions-related economic woes?

  • Dealing with a falling, China-reliant economy is believed to be weighing heavily on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
  • Hanoi summit’s collapse hurt Kim’s hopes of getting sanctions lifted
Topic |   North Korea

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US President Donald Trump with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during their second summit in Hanoi. Photo: AFP
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Photo: Kyodo

Pyongyang considering halting talks with US, restarting nuclear tests: North Korean diplomat

  • The senior official blamed the US for talks breaking down at last month’s Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi, which ended in disagreement
Topic |   North Korea

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Photo: Kyodo
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