US President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart have pledged "stronger pressure" on Pyongyang, Seoul said Sunday, after North Korea defied tough new sanctions with a missile test and said it wanted to match American nuclear strength. Show More Summary
As Washington and its allies push for sanctions on North Korea after its latest nuclear test, Russian President Vladimir Putin has emerged as one of the most strident voices against punishing Pyongyang. The United States, South Korea,...Show More Summary
Sandra Erwin Security, But what will Trump sell them? President Trump earlier this week spoke with South Korean President Moon Jae-In to explore ways to strengthen “joint military capabilities” in the face of North Korea's “destabilizing...Show More Summary
On the same day as reports of another North Korean nuclear weapons test surfaced, President Donald Trump criticized U.S. ally South Korea, accusing its new president of “appeasement” for supporting dialogue to avoid nuclear weapons proliferation on the Korean Peninsula. “South Korea is finding, as I have told them, that their talk of appeasement with […]
President Trump took a stern line against the new liberal government in South Korea, accusing it of talking of “appeasement,” amid an escalating trade dispute between the two nations.
The North Korean regime and President Donald Trump may have found something they agree on: their dislike of the media. Pyongyang’s state-controlled news agency KCNA issued a new, scathing condemnation of the South Korean press Friday, just days after North Korea’s Central Court sentenced two South...
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South Korea’s new president came to office in May after an unprecedented political corruption scandal, promising a clean administration and a fresh approach to dealing with North Korea. The president, Moon Jae-in, might well avoid the ethical pitfalls that haunted previous South Korean leaders,...
A top South Korean technology official accused of covering up a notorious stem cell research fraud resigned Friday, a blow to new President Moon Jae-In. Park Ki-Young stepped down as the head of a newly-created science centre, which is responsible for allocating $18 billion in government subsidies and budgets for research projects. Show More Summary
A top South Korean technology official accused of covering up a notorious stem cell research fraud resigned Friday, a blow to new President Moon Jae-In.
President Donald Trump received his intelligence briefing at his golf club in New Jersey Monday and held an hour-long telephone call to discuss North Korea with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and get an update on his trip to Southeast Asia. White House spokesperson Lindsay Walters provided...
Derided as self-absorbed, dismissed as a “lost generation,” young South Koreans have defied their skeptics this year by spearheading the election of a new president, and helping to oust the … Click to Continue »
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he had spoken with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday, a day after the U.N. Security Council backed new sanctions on North Korea over its intercontinental ballistic missile tests.
Dear internet — please welcome your newest First Dog. South Korea's president Moon Jae-in has officially adopted Tory, the shelter dog he promised to take in during his presidential campaign. On Wednesday, he welcomed the little pooch...Show More Summary
SEOUL, July 21 (Reuters) - South Korea's proposed military talks aimed at easing tension between the two Koreas planned for Friday failed to happen after the North snubbed the call, a setback for new President Moon Jae-in's hopes for dialog. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's proposed military talks aimed at easing tensions between the two Koreas planned for Friday failed to take place after the North snubbed a call by the South, a setback for new President Moon Jae-in's hope of engaging Pyongyang in dialogue.
It's President Moon's first formal overture to North Korea since taking office, and Beijing approves.
It's the first major overture under new South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who has promised greater openness with Pyongyang. The proposal aims to de-escalate hostility near the inter-Korean border.
Faced with a North Korea that seems both increasingly unpredictable and increasingly militarily capable, South Korea's new government has made a formal proposal: It's time for new talks. Suh Choo-suk, South Korea's vice defense minister,...Show More Summary
Less than two weeks after North Korea's first intercontinental ballistic missile test, South Korea's new president has offered to hold talks at the tense border separating the two Koreas in … Click to Continue »