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N Korea may have ballistic missile capable of reaching US this year, says S Korea

‘No sign of an imminent nuclear test had been detected, though the North’s Punggye-ri complex appears ready for another detonation.’

20 Nov 2017 1:04 PM

Amid pressure from US, China’s special envoy meets high-ranking N Korean official

Mr Song's trip comes just a week after Donald Trump visited Beijing as part of an Asia tour.

18 Nov 2017 3:40 PM

Kim Jong Un resumes economic-related activities as testings take a back seat

The renewed focus on economic development could be a bid to unify North Koreans and strengthen support for the leadership.

15 Nov 2017 7:22 PM

North Korea slams Trump for insulting Kim Jong Un

Since becoming president, Trump has engaged in an escalating war of words with Kim Jong-Un

15 Nov 2017 6:06 PM

North Korean soldier shot 6 times during dramatic defection to the South

The Joint Chiefs of Staff official said he was found collapsed in a pile of fallen leaves and recovered by three S Korean soldiers.

14 Nov 2017 9:35 AM


Trump has ‘begged’ for war, is a ‘destroyer,’ says North Korea

Trump had warned North Korea not to underestimate the United States as he wrapped up his visit to South Korea.

11 Nov 2017 3:45 PM

Better future for N Korea if Kim gives up nuclear ambitions: Trump

The regime has for decades been criticised for a range of rights abuses including torture, rape, execution of perceived critics.

09 Nov 2017 11:17 AM

Do not underestimate or try us, Trump warns N Korea

Trump painted a dystopian picture of North Korea, saying people were suffering in ‘gulags.’

08 Nov 2017 12:33 PM

US President Trump says China’s Xi ‘very helpful’ on North Korea

‘We hope that Russia likewise will be helpful,’ Donald Trump said.

07 Nov 2017 6:26 PM

South Korea 'in talks to buy nuclear submarine' from US: reports

While Moon did not give specific details of the purchases, he described them as essential for national defence.

07 Nov 2017 5:30 PM


Donald Trump at North Korea doorstep, warns use of military force

Speaking in S Korea, Trump said he was prepared to do whatever was necessary to prevent the North Korean dictator from threatening lives.

07 Nov 2017 4:18 PM

Donald Trump lands in South Korea amid tensions with North Korea

This is the closest Trump has come to frontlines of nuclear standoff with N Korea, on a visit that could aggravate tensions with Pyongyang.

07 Nov 2017 12:11 PM

One day ahead of Trump’s visit, S Korea imposes sanctions on 18 N Korean officials

All 18 individuals on whom the South Korean sanctions were imposed were directly affiliated to North Korean banks.

06 Nov 2017 6:03 PM

US will face ‘merciless punishment’ for Trump’s reckless remarks: N Korea

After arriving in Tokyo on Sunday, Trump warned that “no dictator” should underestimate the United States.

05 Nov 2017 4:55 PM

As Trump sets out for 5-nation Asia trip, N Korea gives fresh warning

Trump departed for his first presidential trip to Asia on Saturday, with tensions over North Korea’s nuclear threats.

04 Nov 2017 5:22 PM


Xi Jinping communicates with N Korea after over a year

The note signalled an improvement in their relationships, which has soured over Pyongyang's growing weapons ambitions.

02 Nov 2017 7:15 PM

S Korea will not develop atomic weapons of its own: President Moon Jae-In

In recent months Pyongyang has carried out its sixth nuclear test, its most powerful by far.

01 Nov 2017 5:21 PM

Ahead of Trump’s Asia visit Kim Jong Un calls him ‘mentally deranged,’ ‘in need of medicine’

Trump and Kim Jong-Un have traded threats of war and personal insults heightening conflict.

01 Nov 2017 5:12 PM

Samsung names 3 new business heads, JK Shin and others to step down

Current CFO Lee Sang-hoon would resign from his CFO role and had been recommended as chairman of board.

31 Oct 2017 11:44 AM

US, S Korea, Japan urge N Korea to cease ‘walk away from reckless path’

Together they called upon North Korea to refrain from irresponsible provocations.

30 Oct 2017 4:11 PM