More and more Chinese citizens are giving their New Year monetary gifts through digital means. This is not considered heartless but cool. So cool that even the Communist Party is doing it, says DW's Frank Sieren.
Pyongyang said it would also seize all materials left behind by South Korean companies and organizations. The North has described Seoul's suspension of operations at Kaesong as a "dangerous declaration of war."
Pyongyang has executed chief of staff General Ri Yong Gil, according to South Korea's Yonhap news agency. The punishment is the latest in a series of purges of top leaders in North Korea.