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Diplomacy, Politics

South Korea cancels annual defense drill

Citing the evolving security situation on the Korean peninsula, South Korea cancels its annual defense drill.

News

Mike Pompeo in North Korea on July 5 for nuclear talks

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and continue negotiations on dismantling the regime’s nuclear weapons programme.

Economics

Trade war to intensify, make world poorer

Paul Krugman argues that the ongoing trade wars could intensify and cut world trade by two-thirds.

Diplomacy

N. Korea warns Japan not to intervene in denuclearization

A North Korean diplomat said at a UN-sponsored Conference on Disarmament that Japan should refrain from intervening in the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

Diplomacy

South Korea, US suspend scheduled military exercise

South Korea and the United States have agreed to suspend their joint military drill slated for August, Seoul’s Defense Ministry said Tuesday.

News

Xi asked Kim to demand halt to US-South Korea military drills: report

Chinese leader Xi Jinping had asked North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to demand a halt to South Korea-US joint military exercises.

Diplomacy, Opinion

A new Kim?

North Korean leader manifests differences from predecessors, but world must remain wary.

Analysis, Diplomacy

Trump-Kim summit a watershed moment in geopolitics of East Asia

Whether successful or not, the US-North Korea summit will shape trajectory of inter-Korean relations and US-China rivalry.

Diplomacy, Politics

Trump, Kim set for historic summit

US, North Korea leaders arrive in Singapore for Tuesday’s summit.

Economics

Korea attracts $500m from Chinese investors in chips, bio, cars

Twelve Chinese companies have pledged more than 500 million US Dollars to South Korea in high tech industries.

News, Politics

White House confirms tentative schedule for US-NK summit

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will meet in Singapore on June 12 at 9 am.

News, Opinion, Politics

What should South Korea do for a successful summit between US and North Korea?

Here are three things that South Korea should consider in order to improve the situation on the peninsula.

Diplomacy

Trump calls it off

US President Donald Trump on Thursday called off the planned meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, citing hostilities displayed by North Korea.

News

North Korea cancels talks with South Korea

Pyongyang threatens to pull out of the June summit in Singapore between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump.

News

Inter-Korea talks on May 16

South and North Korea will hold high-level talks to discuss follow-up measures on agreements their leaders reached in a historic summit last month.

Politics

Trump-Kim summit set for Singapore

Trump has announced to meet Kim Jong-un on June 12.

Diplomacy, Politics

US forces to stay in Korea even after peace treaty

The Korean government dismissed the idea of pulling US troops out of South Korea following a peace treaty with North Korea.

News

Kim Jong-un crosses into South Korea

This is the first time a North Korean leader has set foot south of the border since before the 1950-53 Korean War, The Korea Herald reports.

Diplomacy, News

CIA chief met with Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang

Mike Pompeo, the new United States secretary of state nominee, met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on his secret visit to the North a few weeks ago.

News

Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye gets 24 years in prison

The court said a heavy sentence was inevitable to prevent such an unfortunate event from happening again.

Analysis, Opinion

Will US-China trade war hurt efforts to solve N. Korea nuclear crisis?

The growing trade discord between the US and China is fueling concerns that it may hurt efforts to rein in North Korea’s nuclear crisis.

Analysis, Economics

Brace for a trade war

The Korean government must make all-out efforts to minimize impact of US-China conflicts.

Opinion, Politics

Facebook faces worldwide probe, plunge in reputation in data scandal

With revelations that its user data was unwittingly used by Cambridge Analytica to influence elections globally, Facebook is facing a worldwide probe and plunge in reputation.