At the last meeting it was ordered that 'public livelihood' had to be improved before the next one could happen
From being tortured in one of the country's most harrowing detention camps to fleeing to Manchester, Park's journey shines light on secretive regime
The congress is the first event of its kind in 36 years
Worker’s Party of Korea takes a number of drastic measures to step up security ahead of its first congress in 36 years
Ms Park orders military to be on alert
Mr Trump previously said Japan and South Korea should arm themselves with nuclear weapons
South Korean officials estimate the test could come before its party congress in early May
Launch comes as the two Koreas trade threats amid Pyongyang's anger over annual South Korean-US military drills
The state news agency said that the Kim Jong Un was delighted as the 'high-power' rocket engine spewed out 'huge flames with (a) deafening boom'
Last year, North Korea made military service compulsory for women for the first time
Coal, iron, gold and titanium are among the resources that will be banned
Mossack Fonseca worked with 33 individuals or companies who have been placed under sanctions by the US Treasury
The crackdown will make it easier for foreigners to share information about North Korea with the outside world
'Of great importance to both of us is North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons, which threatens the security and stability of the region'
Kang Chol-hwa says he was hit and tortured - and forced to watch public executions
The reports open North Korea to claims of hypocrisy as it has been vocal in its professed hatred of the US and regularly threatens to enact nuclear destruction of the country