• Wed, 15 Aug 2018 06:54
    US: N. Korea talks moving 'in right direction'
    US talks with North Korea on denuclearization are making progress "in the right direction," State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 01:00
    Is Hassan Rouhani the new Kim Jong-un?
    Don’t bet against Donald Trump and Hassan Rouhani becoming best pals, hugging each other on a major world stage. We have seen what happened to Kim Jong-un, who had been ridiculed, vilified and dared to a nuclear showdown by the president of the United States, before both of them strolled along together like newlyweds. Actually, it has become kind of boring.
    opinion
  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 01:00
    N Korea’s attitude towards denuclearisation must not be overlooked
    The discord between the United States and North Korea was thrown into sharp relief at a recent meeting of foreign ministers at the Asean Regional Forum in Singapore.
    opinion
  • Tue, 07 Aug 2018 21:40
    Efforts should be made to devise strategy to reduce nuclear war risk
    Monday marked the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima, with tomorrow marking a similar occasion for Nagasaki.
    opinion
  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 01:00
    ‘Declaring an end to Korean War catalyst for denuclearisation’
    Declaring a formal end to the Korean War now is the best option for the US to accelerate North Korea’s denuclearisation process and avoid repeating the mistakes of its past administrations, according to a prominent North Korea expert. 
    opinion
  • Mon, 06 Aug 2018 09:03
    ARF ministers call on NK to fulfill commitment to complete denuclearization
    The foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and 17 other countries urged North Korea to fulfill its commitment to complete denuclearization during their Singapore talks last week, their chair statement showed Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 06 Aug 2018 01:00
    Japan must build confidence with Russia for stability in East Asia
    The governments of Japan and Russia held a meeting of their foreign and defence ministers – the so-called two-plus-two talks – in Moscow. In addition to their accord on a policy of cooperating toward North Korea’s denuclearisation, the two countries agreed to hold vice-ministerial-level meetings on security issues on a regular basis.
    opinion
  • Sat, 04 Aug 2018 19:01
    North Korea hits out at US ‘pressure’ tactics
    North Korea on Saturday turned its ire on the United States, slamming Washington for “extremely inappropriate moves… of putting pressure on other countries” during the 25th Asean Regional Forum in Singapore.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 04 Aug 2018 15:55
    NKorea has not stopped nuclear, missile programs: UN report
    North Korea has pressed ahead with its nuclear and missile programs and continues to evade UN sanctions through increased illegal ship-to-ship transfers of oil products at sea, a UN report said Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 01 Aug 2018 13:59
    US to urge pressure against North Korea at Asia talks
    The US will urge the international community to keep up sanctions pressure against North Korea at a security forum in Singapore this week, as concerns mount that Pyongyang has made little progress towards denuclearisation.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2018 01:00
    As nuclear missives fly, how about a Have Your Say peace summit? 
    Re: “Claws out for an advocate of animal cruelty”, “Accusation of child abuse was a low blow indeed” and “...make that three low blows”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
    your say
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 13:42
    Japan firms used foreign trainees at Fukushima cleanup: reports
    Four Japanese companies made foreign trainees in the country to learn professional skills take part in decontamination work after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, local media said Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 06:49
    Trump releases 'very nice' letter from Kim Jong Un
    US President Donald Trump on Thursday again signalled optimism about efforts to end the nuclear standoff with North Korea, as he took the extraordinary diplomatic step of tweeting out a letter from Kim Jong Un.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 11:24
    What just happened in North Korea?
    Economic sanctions on North Korea will remain in place until the country achieves "final, verified" denuclearization, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday, stressing that Pyongyang's rebuke of the demand as "gangster-like" was unfounded.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 07 Jul 2018 18:05
    Pompeo insists North Korea talks 'very productive'
    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted Saturday that two days of talks with his North Korean counterpart on dismantling Pyongyang's nuclear arsenal had been "very productive".
    Breaking News
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