2nd North Korea-US summit to be held in Hanoi

posted in: Far East, News

Another working-level negotiation to be held just before summit. US State Department Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun prepares to leave South Korean via Incheon International Airport on Feb. 10. (Yonhap News) Preparations are moving ahead for the second … Read More

‘India is the biggest, most influential, growing democracy… China can never disregard you’

posted in: Far East, News

South Korea Ambassador to India Shin Bongkil says he is “cautiously optimistic” about North Korea’s denuclearisation promise, hopes for gradual integration of the two Korean nations, believes PM Modi’s pledge to make India a $5 trillion economy is not just … Read More

How Japan Might Lose Out in the Korea Talks

President Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan at the White House on June 7. Japan could be left vulnerable depending on the substance of Mr. Trump’s meeting with North Korea about denuclearization.CreditAndrew Harnik/Associated Press TOKYO — Even if … Read More

Trump, Kim Jong Un summit in Singapore expected to tackle denuclearization, economy

The historic summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is back on. “We’ll be meeting on June 12 in Singapore,” the president confirmed to reporters after hosting an hour-long meeting with a top North Korean official in the … Read More

Pressure grows on North Korea ahead of Trump-Kim summit

WASHINGTON (AP) – After a week of hard-nosed negotiation, diplomatic gamesmanship and no shortage of theatrics, President Donald Trump has announced that the historic nuclear-weapons summit he had canceled with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is back on. The June … Read More

Trump says Singapore summit with Kim is back on after meeting North Korean official

President Trump said Friday that a high-stakes summit between him and Kim Jong Un is back on for June 12, following a lengthy meeting with a top North Korean official in the Oval Office. “We’ll be meeting on June 12 … Read More

US delegation travels to North Korea for potential summit preparation

Washington (CNN)A US delegation arrived in North Korea on Sunday for preparatory talks ahead of a potential meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Trump said on Sunday. “Our United States team has arrived in North Korea … Read More

Donald Trump: US-North Korea summit back on for June 12

posted in: News, United States

South Korea’s President Moon says Kim Jong-un reaffirmed his commitment to ‘complete’ denuclearisation during talks. Kim Jong-un embraces South Korean President Moon Jae-in after their surprise meeting on Saturday [Presidential Blue House via Reuters] North Korean leader Kim Jong-un believes … Read More

White House team heading to Singapore amid signs North Korea summit could be back on

The White House said Saturday that a pre-advance team is heading to Singapore in case a much-anticipated summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un goes ahead — the latest sign that the meet-up could be back … Read More

US, South Korea work to keep North Korea summit on track

WASHINGTON –  The United States and South Korea are laboring to keep the highly anticipated U.S. summit with North Korea on track, even after President Donald Trump abruptly said “there’s a very substantial chance” it won’t happen as scheduled. South … Read More

1 2