Arrest of U.S. student renews scrutiny of North Korean tours

Jan 28, 2016

Arrest of U.S. student renews scrutiny of North Korean tours

An American university student’s arrest in North Korea has rekindled questions about whether a small but steady trickle of U.S. tourists who go to the country are unwittingly offering themselves up as valuable pawns in a political game with Pyongyang that can have serious ...

New North Korean airport's Internet room connects to nothing

Aug 26, 2015

New North Korean airport's Internet room connects to nothing

Pyongyang’s shiny new airport building has all the features international travelers have come to expect, though some lose their luster upon closer examination. Case in point: Its Internet room appears to be missing the Internet. On two recent trips through the airport by The ...