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The historic meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the inter-Korean border, Sunday, has provided fresh momentum for their countries' denuclearization talks.
| 2019-07-02 16:50
China and South Korea
This refers to the editorial: “Positive role for China,” published in The Korea Times on June 21.
Thoughts of the Times
| 2019-07-01 17:21
Beyond Singapore summit
The denuclearization talks between Pyongyang and Washington are showing no signs of a breakthrough. The two sides appear to remain poles apart over the terms of a deal. South Korea, for its part, is finding it difficult to mediate between them.
| 2019-06-05 17:26
Trump summit, and thereafter
By Na Jeong-juPolitics editorThe upcoming summit between President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump will be a barometer of how Washington will deal with Pyongyang.But there are reasons why this meeting cannot be as productive as Moon hopes it will be. Instead, he may come to face with the harsh reality when arranging a deal between the two sides while the U.S. rema...
| 2019-04-10 17:39
USFK as bargaining tool
The U.S. troop presence in South Korea is purportedly not a bargaining chip in the ongoing nuclear negotiations with North Korea. However, as the second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un looms, fear is palpable here about a possible withdrawal or reduction of the 28,000-strong U.S. Forces Korea (USFK).
| 2019-02-13 17:30
Moon urges stronger readiness for peace
President Moon Jae-in said Thursday South Korea will maintain a strong military although a potential peace process is underway.
| 2018-12-20 17:16
Trust building with NK
Over one year has passed since North Korea conducted its last missile test in late November, 2017. It was the North's 11th missile test since Moon Jae-in was sworn in as South Korea's president about six months earlier.
| 2018-12-12 17:35
Flexibility on North Korea
Washington is seemingly unhappy with Seoul's “unilateral” move to revive the long-stalled economic projects with Pyongyang.
| 2018-10-17 17:52
For productive politics
President Moon Jae-in's meeting with the floor leaders of the five major parties last week was quite impressive to me. Moon was seen listening carefully to Kim Sung-tae, floor leader of the main opposition Liberty Korea Party, every time he talked, and Kim behaved very nicely throughout the meeting.
| 2018-08-22 17:08
President Moon Jae-in's New Year's Message to the Nation
The New Year of 2018 has arrived. I hope each and every one of you and your family will enjoy better days filled with joy and laughter throughout the New Year. We all have prevailed well over many difficulties in the past year. The whole nation came together with one single mind to create a properly functioning country and took a big first step forward.
| 2017-12-31 09:53
Ban on intrusive job interview questions comes into force
McDonald's customer served 'almost completely raw' chicken burger
Psy unveils music video in collaboration with Suzy
Typhoon barreling toward Korean Peninsula
Hollys, Daiso struggling with tumbler fiasco
Washington unwilling to actively mediate Seoul-Tokyo trade friction
Ex-Samsung engineer develops app for healthy diet
CEO brings Prestigious startup to Korea
Skepticism growing over Korean economy
Revving on smart saving
Celebrating Korea-Czech relations
FINA World Championships 2019
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