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On the Spot
: Kim Yoo-chul
Mon, July 22, 2019 | 00:56
'Economic sanctions on North Korea may be lifted'
The international community is “open to discussions on easing economic sanctions on North Korea” with security guarantees from the progress of the denuclearization talks, according to President Moon Jae-in on Friday evening (KST). “The international community is ready to ease economic sanctions..
| 2019-06-14 18:48
Trump brushes off North Korea's sanctions violations
'I received a beautiful letter from Kim': Trump
U.S. President Donald Trump said early Wednesday (KST) that he had received a “beautiful letter” from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and defended his relationship with the North's leader despite the collapse of the second U.S.-North Korea summit in February.
| 2019-06-12 16:32
Moon hopes to meet Kim Jong-un before Trump visits Seoul in late June
US remains open to nuclear talks with North Korea
Despite the continued impasse in the denuclearization talks between the United States and North Korea since their failed summit in Hanoi, concerted efforts to bring the nuclear talks back on track may be producing results as Washington still remains open to negotiations with North Korea.
| 2019-06-11 17:03
Moon advisor anticipates 'new possibilities' with Kim's letter to Trump
Kim Jong-un believes summit with Putin will bear 'rich fruit'
Trade friction burdening Korean economy
A senior presidential aide said the growing trade friction between the United States and China is harming the South Korean economy and the prospects of its manufacturing sector, as the deepening dispute is pulling down overall growth of the global economy. “External uncertainties affecting economic growth in the first quarter of the year have risen more than expected. Meanwhi...
| 2019-06-09 17:05
US steps up pressure on North Korea for dialogue
Washington is stepping up pressure on North Korea to make sure dialogue is the only way to resolve all “outstanding issues” between the countries. Experts and political analysts in Seoul said “very little” has happened since the breakdown in Hanoi. They say the situation has worsened as the United..
| 2019-06-04 17:16
North Korea snubs Abe's summit proposal
North Korea rejected a summit proposal by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, calling the suggestion a “brazen-faced” move.
| 2019-06-03 17:39
North Korean leader's sister reemerges after days of absence
Seoul may send 300,000 tonnes of rice to NK by end of June
The government is looking to send about 300,000 tons of food including rice to hunger-stricken North Korea following Washington agreeing with Seoul's decision to provide humanitarian aid, sources at Cheong Wa Dae and the ruling Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) said Sunday.
| 2019-06-02 17:16
Disaster in Hungary puts Seoul in emergency mode
President Moon Jae-in ordered “full-scale” efforts and the mobilization of “all available resources and measures” to help support rescue work in Budapest, Hungary, after a sightseeing boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the Danube River, Wednesday (local time).
| 2019-05-30 17:03
Fading hopes for survivors from Hungary ferry disaster [PHOTOS]
7 Koreans dead, 21 missing in boat accident in Hungary
Moon slams LKP for defending info leak
President Moon Jae-in criticized the main opposition Liberty Korea Party (LKP), Wednesday, for defending people involved in the leaking of the content of his telephone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump. Moon lamented the LKP's “irrational” behavior, saying confidentiality is an integral part of diplomacy.
| 2019-05-29 16:51
LKP chairman lambasts labor union
Seoul to provide $8 mil. NK assistance to WFP in June
The unification ministry plans to complete the delivery of its planned $8 million worth of humanitarian assistance to international organizations such as World Food Program (WFP) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) by next month.
| 2019-05-28 17:07
Sales of Japanese beer, noodles, snacks plunge amid trade dispute
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G smartphone mocked by WSJ
US to request Seoul's restraint on Korea-Japan row
Hyundai Mobis develops camera monitors to replace side mirrors
A feud for the ages
Korea suffers steepest fall in exports
Vietnam demands Chinese ships to leave Vanguard Bank
Apple, Amazon concerned about Japan's export curbs
Trump in dilemma over Korea, Japan trade scuffle
Protesters condemn Japan's export curbs
Celebrating Korea-Czech relations
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