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: Kim Yoo-chul
Sun, July 21, 2019 | 01:55
Moon may send special envoy to North Korea next month
President Moon Jae-in may send a special envoy to Pyongyang, possibly National Intelligence Service (NIS) chief Suh Hoon, as early as next month, sources said Tuesday. One source, asking not to be named, said this is one option Moon and his aides are considering to find a breakthrough in stalled denuclearization talks between North Korea and the United States. The special env...
| 2019-03-19 16:55
US intelligence chief in Seoul to discuss North Korea: source
58% of South Koreans hopeful about US-North Korea talks: survey
US sticks to dialogue with NK
US asked to reconsider 'all-or-nothing' approach
South Korea will ask the United States to reconsider its “all-or-nothing” or “big deal” approach toward denuclearizing North Korea, according to Cheong Wa Dae officials, Monday.
| 2019-03-18 16:57
US, North Korea trying to get 'sequencing' right in nuclear talks: Pompeo
'Kim Jong-un will make announcement on nuke talks soon'
North Korea is considering dropping nuclear negotiations with the United States, the country's deputy foreign minister Choe Son-hui told a press conference in Pyongyang, Friday morning. “The United States lost the golden chance. North Korea has no intention to yield to U.S. demands in any types for concessions,” Choe said. Only a small number of foreign journalists and ambass...
| 2019-03-15 16:05
Pompeo: US hopeful about continuing talks with North Korea
Moon advised to play role as 'facilitator' in denuke talks
Though not totally unexpected, the failure of the Hanoi summit was truly an unwelcome development for the United States-North Korea detente as the talks abruptly ended with lingering differences over sanctions relief and the two countries didn't commit to a third Trump-Kim Jong-un summit.
| 2019-03-14 17:19
N. Korean leader underlines 'independent growth' after Hanoi summit
Moon vows 'bigger trade' with Malaysia
South Korea plans to expand the country's overall trade volume with Malaysia focusing on halal tourism, and hallyu-oriented industries, President Moon Jae-in said, Thursday.
| 2019-03-14 17:10
South Korea, Malaysia agree to push for free trade deal
President Moon Jae-in and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad decided to push for a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) at their meeting in Putrajaya, Wednesday.
| 2019-03-13 16:55
Hanoi summit was brand booster for SPC
Though the failure of the U.S.-North Korea summit in Hanoi has been considered a major disappointment, the summit was a “brand booster” for South Korea's food giant SPC Group.
| 2019-03-13 16:53
Korea, Brunei to expand energy cooperation
Leaders of South Korea and Brunei agreed Monday to expand their partnership from the energy industry to patents, according to Cheong Wa Dae.
| 2019-03-11 17:13
Moon's approval rating falls to 46.3%
Kim Jong-un says economic growth 'urgent task'
When North Korean leader Kim Jong-un toured the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi, he saw a country worthy of emulation and articulated his determination to improve the North's impoverished economy. Quoting direct comments from Kim, the North's Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Saturday that he ordered officials to put a greater emphasis on improving the people's quality of...
| 2019-03-10 16:37
Moon orders probe into Korean firm in Indonesia
President Moon Jae-in ordered a thorough probe of a Korean sewing firm based in Indonesia following Hankook Ilbo reports that it failed to pay wages to more than 3,000 employees, Thursday.
| 2019-03-07 17:00
Trump says he is willing to help resolve Korea-Japan dispute
Korea's southern regions hit by typhoon
Japan vows action if Korea hurts companies in trade row
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Iran says it seized British tanker, denies U.S. brought down drone
Pompeo rejects North Korean charges on military drills
N. Korea calls Japan's export curbs politically motivated
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