Denuclearization of Korean Peninsula can be achieved through diplomacy: Shanahan

Denuclearization of Korean Peninsula can be achieved through diplomacy: Shanahan

acting US Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said he has full confidence in the ability to negotiate the final full and verifiable denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula but he added North Korea remains an extraordinary threat that requires continued vigilance Shanahan who is in Singapore for the shangri-la dialogue said Saturday that he viewed North Korea’s recent missile tests as

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Seoul’s nuclear envoy expects N. Korea-U.S. talks to restart within September

Seoul’s nuclear envoy expects N. Korea-U.S. talks to restart within September

in other news South Korea’s top nuclear envoy says North Korea and the United States are very close to resuming nuclear negotiations and are communicating through their dialogue channel IDO hoon who is in Washington also says the north is now more focused on getting a security guarantee from the us rather than sanctions relief auto he reports South Korea’s

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S. Korea’s drills to defend Dokdo “not productive” towards solving dispute with Japan: U.S. official

S. Korea’s drills to defend Dokdo “not productive” towards solving dispute with Japan: U.S. official

the u.s. believes South Korea’s drills in the East Sea to defend its easternmost Dokdo islets are quote unhelpful in solving the ongoing seoul-tokyo dispute according to seoul-based Yonhap news agency an anonymous US State Department official said the sovereignty of the islets are for South Korea and Japan to resolve a peacefully saying how the timing messaging and increased

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N. Korea says it fired new tactical guided missiles, reiterates warning against S. Korea-U.S. drills

N. Korea says it fired new tactical guided missiles, reiterates warning against S. Korea-U.S. drills

now in other news North Korea has just revealed it test-fired its new tactical guided missiles Tuesday and did so under the guidance of its leader Kim jong-un the state-run Korean Central News Agency said Wednesday that the firing was a warning instant join military drills underway between South Korea and the u.s. it also said to tactical guided missiles

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Joshua Wong urges inclusion of guarantees for Hong Kong rights in U.S.-China trade talks

Joshua Wong urges inclusion of guarantees for Hong Kong rights in U.S.-China trade talks

a prominent Hong Kong activist reached out to seek America’s support as demonstrations have been ongoing for 14 weeks and the biggest challenge to China’s rule since the city’s handover from Britain in 1997 a few hours after arriving in New York Joshua Wong called on US politicians to pass a bill expressing support for the pro-democracy campaign the 22

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S. Korea, Japan may feel need to develop nukes in light of N. Korean threat: U.S.

S. Korea, Japan may feel need to develop nukes in light of N. Korean threat: U.S.

President Moon Jae-in is calling for a speedy reform of South Korea’s prosecution and a fairer system in the education sector. He made the call this Monday while appointing seven of his new minister-level officials, including Cho Kuk, now Justice Minister, whose nomination was controversial because of his family’s alleged ethical lapses and illegal activities. Shin Se-min has the details.

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U.S.-ROK alliance is foundation for peace on Korean Peninsula: Harry Harris

U.S.-ROK alliance is foundation for peace on Korean Peninsula: Harry Harris

The U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris said on Wednesday that the U.S.-South Korea alliance is the “foundation for peace and prosperity” on the Korean Peninsula and throughout the region. In a keynote speech at the Indian Ocean Region Conference held in the Maldives, Harris also referred to the historic encounter between the leaders of the two Koreas and

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American YouTuber posts videos about ‘comfort women’ at New York’s Times Square

American YouTuber posts videos about ‘comfort women’ at New York’s Times Square

An American YouTuber put up a video in New York’s Times Square to raise awareness of Tokyo’s distortion and denial of historic facts. The clip introduces details of Korea’s Dokdo islets… and Japan’s wartime sex slavery. Choi Jeong-yoon has more. The South Korean national flag appears in the middle of the Times Square in New York. The video shows pictures

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N. Korea confirms it tested new tactical guided missiles on Tuesday as warning…

N. Korea confirms it tested new tactical guided missiles on Tuesday as warning…

North Korea’s state media has released a report about its projects are launched on Tuesday it says it tested new tactical guided missiles which are believed to be the same ones that were tested by the regime on July 25th the North Korean leader Kim jong-un said the missile test was a warning to Seoul and Washington over their joint

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Top nuclear envoys of S. Korea and the U.S. holds telephone talks

Top nuclear envoys of S. Korea and the U.S. holds telephone talks

U.S. Special Representative for North Korea, Stephen Biegun, held phone talks this morning with his South Korean counterpart, Lee Do-hoon. Seoul’s foreign ministry says the two discussed practical ways to achieve complete denuclearization and permanent peace on the Korean Peninsula… while agreeing to meet for further discussions in the near future. Lee Do-hoon is reportedly planning to visit Washington next

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