• Sun, 21 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Concerns Pyeongchang Games being used for political purposes
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in seems to be making light of efforts to deal with North Korea’s nuclear and missile development programmes and leaning more toward exploiting the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics for political purposes.
    opinion
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Seoul must not weaken stance on North Korea
    It’s not as if there has been concrete progress toward resolving the issue of North Korea’s nuclear and missile development. The international community must not loosen the net encircling North Korea both militarily and economically.
    opinion
  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    North Korea prepares its ‘army of beauties’ for invasion 
    With their good looks and sharp moves, North Korea’s female cheerleaders are a marked contrast to the regime’s menacing nuclear ambitions.
    opinion
  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:06:42
    Koreas agree to military talks, NK confirms PyeongChang participation
    North Korea on Tuesday confirmed its participation in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, and agreed to hold military talks with South Korea
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Seoul must heed US concerns while talking to North Korea
    North Korea’s active attitude toward dialogue is positive, but South Korea must refrain from making hasty moves or raising expectations ahead of talks. It needs to take a measured and prudent approach, mindful of the North’s peace offensive and negotiation tactics.
    opinion
  • Sun, 07 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Time to forget nuclear buttons at desks
    Following almost a year of a war of words between Washington and Pyongyang, US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are threatening each other with nuclear buttons at their desks at the onset of the new year, which doesn’t seem to augur well for 2018.
    opinion
  • Sat, 06 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Offer the two nuclear braggarts pistols and let them duel   
    On January 3, the world was left aghast when the US president tweeted his reaction to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s boast of having a nuclear button at all times on his desk:
    your say
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 09:20:13
    N.Korea accepts South's offer of talks next week: Seoul
    Nuclear-armed North Korea on Friday accepted the South's offer of talks next week, said Seoul's Unification ministry, which oversees relations with Pyongyang.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 03 Jan 2018 08:42:40
    Trump to Kim: My nuke button 'bigger,' as talks dismissed
    US President Donald Trump warned Kim Jong-Un Tuesday he has a "much bigger" nuclear button than the North Korean leader, as Washington dismissed the prospect of high-level talks between Pyongyang and Seoul.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 03 Jan 2018 08:13:35
    US nuclear button 'much bigger' than N.Korea's: Trump
    US President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Kim Jong-Un that he possessed a nuclear button that is "much bigger & more powerful" than that of the North Korean leader.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 02 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Oiling lasting peace with North Korea
    Since 2006, when North Korea conducted the first of its atomic tests, the world has imposed a variety of sanctions on the isolated nation in an effort to curb its advance towards being a nuclear-armed state.
    opinion
  • Sat, 30 Dec 2017 13:30:26
    Hong Kong ship crew questioned in S. Korea for oil transfer to North
    The crew of a Hong Kong-registered ship have been detained for questioning in South Korea since their tanker was impounded in November for transferring oil to a North Korean vessel and breaching UN sanctions, customs officials said Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 29 Dec 2017 10:21:45
    UN bars four N.Korean ships from international ports
    The UN Security Council on Thursday denied international port access to four North Korean ships suspected of carrying or having transported goods banned by international sanctions targeting Pyongyang, diplomats told AFP.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 29 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    North Korea’s ‘Ever Victorious’ firms face China axe
    From restaurants with singing waitresses, to secluded traders in back alleys, North Korean businesses in Beijing face a precarious start to the New Year with a January deadline to shut up shop.
    opinion
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 15:55:51
    Tillerson defends foreign policy record at year's end
    The United States' top diplomat defended his country's foreign policy record on Wednesday, saying progress had been made in the last year to rein in North Korea's nuclear ambitions and to counter the "immense challenges" posed by Russia, China and Iran.
    Breaking News
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