Tag: South Korea

staffNovember 4, 2017

Trump embarks on marathon tour of Asia

US President Donald Trump has embarked on an 11-day trip to Asia during which he will visit . It will ...

staffAugust 14, 2017

North Korea leader in plea to avoid war

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has called on his US allies to help prevent a war, amid worsening tension over ...

staffAugust 9, 2017

South Koreans say war with North Korea unlikely

A verbal warning from U.S. President Donald Trump threatening “fire and fury” against North Korea, and subsequent remarks from Pyongyang ...

staffJuly 17, 2017

South Korea proposes rare talks with North

South Korea has proposed holding military talks with the North, after weeks of heightened tension following Pyongyang’s long-range missile test. ...

staffMay 10, 2017

South Korea’s new leader willing to visit North

South Korea’s new leader Moon Jae-in has been sworn in, vowing to address the economy and relations with the North ...

staffMay 2, 2017

US anti-missile system operational in South Korea

The US military says its controversial Thaad missile defence system is now operational in South Korea. The system can intercept ...

staffMarch 27, 2017

Russia, North Korea sign ‘labor immigration’ accord

Russia and North Korea are deepening bilateral relations with a “labor immigration agreement.” The development reflects a general trend of ...

staffMarch 10, 2017

South Korea’s President Park removed from power

South Korea’s top court has ruled to formally end impeached President Park Geun-hye’s rule. Eight judges from the Constitutional Court ...

staffMarch 9, 2017

China slams U.S. for South Korea THAAD deployment

China’s irritation over the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system in South Korea is escalating — and a state-owned ...

staffMarch 6, 2017

Economist: South Korea vulnerable to China retaliation for THAAD

South Korea’s economy is vulnerable to Chinese sanctions that are being phased in as a response to a joint decision ...