As Economy Grows, North Korea’s Grip on Society Weakens

The sign of life is a double-edged sword for Kim Jong-un, the nation’s leader, because information is seeping in along with foreign goods to marketplaces. Source: World

U.S.-Trained Official May Shape China’s Response to Trump on Trade

Liu He, the top economic adviser to President Xi Jinping, has argued for more open markets. But his agenda could be overwhelmed by fears of fallout from a trade war. Source: World