North Korean film on Kim’s Singapore trip reveals new focus on economy

By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL, June 15 : North Korea has produced a film on leader Kim Jong Un’s summit meeting with President Donald Trump this week, feeding, as one would expect, a fervid cult of personality but also seemingly highlighting his dream of economic development. The 42-minute film, titled “Epochal meeting that pioneered new history […]

North, South Korea hold military talks amid U.S. plan to stop drills

By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL, June 14 : North and South Korea held military talks for the first time in more than a decade on Thursday, as two-star generals from both sides met just two days after U.S. President Donald Trump floated his plan to halt joint exercises with South Korea. The talks, held in the […]

Pompeo says N.Korea sanctions to remain until complete denuclearisation

By Christine Kim and David Brunnstrom SEOUL, June 14 : Tough sanctions will remain on North Korea until its complete denuclearisation, the U.S. secretary of state said on Thursday, apparently contradicting the North’s view that the process agreed at this week’s summit would be phased and reciprocal. U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader […]

North Korea highlights Trump concessions on war games after summit

By Christine Kim SEOUL, June 13 : North Korean state media lauded on Wednesday the summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump as a resounding success, highlighting concessions by the U.S. president and the prospect of a new era of peace and prosperity on the Korean peninsula. The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported […]

3-N.Korea highlights Trump concessions on war games after summit

By Christine Kim SEOUL, June 13 : North Korean state media lauded on Wednesday the summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump as a resounding success, highlighting concessions by the U.S. president and the prospect of a new era of peace and prosperity on the Korean peninsula. According to a report by the Korean […]

N.Korea highlights Trump concessions on war games after summit

By Christine Kim SEOUL, June 13 : North Korean state media lauded on Wednesday the summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump as a resounding success, highlighting concessions by the U.S. president and the prospect of a new era of peace and prosperity on the Korean peninsula. According to a report by the Korean […]