Tag: South Korea

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...