Tag archive for ‘Korea’
By admin On Sunday, February 2nd, 2020

Viral defense: US military in S. Korea to quarantine troops returning from epidemic-hit China

Fearing that the novel coronavirus outbreak could harm military readiness, the US Forces Korea (USFK) has encouraged members who traveled to China to isolate themselves for a period of two weeks. “USFK has More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

North Korea won’t be bound by old commitments if US continues ‘most brutal and inhuman sanctions’ – senior diplomat

A North Korean envoy in Geneva has warned that denuclearization is impossible if the US maintains its “hostile policies,” pushing Pyongyang to seek a “new path” from the stalled bilateral talks. “We More...

By admin On Saturday, January 11th, 2020

Nukes before bromance: Trump-Kim ‘personal feelings’ are not enough for restarting talks with US – N. Korea

North Korea will not engage in negotiations with the US unless the latter makes some real concessions, the country’s Foreign Ministry said, adding that Washington “deceived” it and “caught More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

S. Korea moves Patriot missile unit to Seoul amid growing uncertainty over denuclearization talks with Pyongyang – report

South Korea has deployed a Patriot missile unit to central Seoul, state media has reported, as part of an effort to safeguard the country from its nuclear-armed northern neighbor. The unit, previously stationed More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

North Korea won’t stop nuclear expansion in face of US threat – but US attitude adjustment can work wonders, Kim says

North Korea will continue building up its nuclear deterrent to counter US aggression, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said – but the degree to which it expands its weapons program will depend on the US’ More...

By admin On Thursday, December 26th, 2019

NHK retracts news bulletin saying North Korea fired a missile into the sea off Japan’s Hokkaido

Japan’s broadcaster NHK reported a missile launch from North Korea, stating the projectile was estimated to have fallen some 2,000 km off Hokkaido’s coast. The news, however, was retracted shortly afterwards. The More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

Ties between Japan & S. Korea to return to ‘healthy’ state… if Seoul keeps it promises – Tokyo

Japan and South Korea could return to normal relations if Seoul keeps its word, a Japanese government spokesman said, amid a bitter diplomatic and trade row between the two countries. Relations between the neighboring More...