• Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Warm smiles, cold comfort from NK’s army of robotic beauties
    Roaming the Olympic venues in their red winter suits and white woolly hats, North Korea’s cheerleaders have been on a mission to show the human side of the nuclear-armed state, but observers say they have seen little success.
    opinion
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    World must not get fooled by N Korea’s smile diplomacy
    As long as North Korea has no intention of abandoning its nuclear and missile development programmes, any dialogue to be conducted with North Korea will only be used by that country to buy time to boost its military capability. The administration of US President Donald Trump needs to discern the state of affairs carefully.
    opinion
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 18:35:47
    Don't be 'blinded' by N. Korea charm offensive: Japan
    Japan on Monday warned against being "blinded" by North Korea's diplomatic charm offensive at the Winter Olympics, saying the main goal remains ridding Pyongyang of nuclear weapons.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    ‘Usual suspects’ debate their own nuclear plans
    US policy raises fears of a revival of arms race
    opinion
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 11:58:31
    Drone to probe Fukushima N-plant interior
    TOKYO - Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. plans to use a small unmanned aerial vehicle to closely inspect conditions inside the No. 3 reactor building of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant as early as this month.
    Tech
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    US Nuclear Posture Review should assuage allies
    North Korea is accelerating its nuclear and missile development, while Russia and China are strengthening their nuclear capabilities. Given the deteriorating security environment, it is inevitable for the United States to start shoring up the power of its nuclear deterrent.
    opinion
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 06:59:20
    Top North Korean official to visit South for Winter Olympics
    North Korea's ceremonial head of state will visit the South this week and attend the Winter Olympics opening ceremony as the divided peninsula witnesses a rare thaw after a year of high tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear programme.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Is Japan moving to renege on no-nuclear weapon policy?
    Beatrice Fihn, executive director of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, was denied a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during her recent visit to Japan.
    opinion
  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 08:07:35
    CIA: North Korea intent on building reliable nuclear arsenal
    CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that North Korea is intent on developing a reliable arsenal of nuclear weapons to threaten America, not just "a showpiece" to preserve Kim Jong-Un's regime.
    Breaking News
  • 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
  • Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:19:17
    Fukushima operator releases fresh images of reactor wreckage
    The operator of Fukushima's crippled nuclear power plant has released fresh images of the wreckage inside a damaged reactor, showing broken metal parts and debris that could be melted fuel.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    America is no longer world leader, so who should Thailand follow now?
    Three foreign affairs events of last week mark a watershed in global politics – these being the Iran nuclear deal crisis,
    your say
  • 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
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    The real Thucydides Trap
    The year began with two nuclear-armed leaders arguing about whose button is bigger. 
    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
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