Nuclear envoys from S. Korea, U.S. and Japan discuss coordination on N. Korea

Nuclear envoys from S. Korea, U.S. and Japan discuss coordination on N. Korea

The chief nuclear negotiators of South Korea, the U.S. and Japan met in Washington on Tuesday. The talks centered around coordination on Pyeongyang,… and the reaffirmartion of pursuing complete denuclearization as well as lasting peace on the Peninsula. Kim Hyesung has our top story. South Korea’s Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs, Lee Do-hoon, met with his

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China, Japan seek to take relationship to next level with summit

China, Japan seek to take relationship to next level with summit

It was one of the more eye-catching pre-summit meetings in Osaka… given the countries’ grim shared history and their ongoing animosity for each other. However, the leaders of China and Japan met on Thursday ahead of the G20 Summit,… vowing to improve their relations as “eternal neighbors”. The meeting was also anticipated as Xi Jinping is the first Chinese leader

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Japan marks S. Korea’s Dokdo islands as Japanese territory in annual Defense White Paper

Japan marks S. Korea’s Dokdo islands as Japanese territory in annual Defense White Paper

adding fuel to the fire as South korea-japan relations remain sour over diplomatic and historical issues Japan’s defense white paper has marked South Korea’s easternmost Dokdo Island as Japanese territory for the 15th consecutive year falsely claiming Dokdo as his territory the 2019 defense white paper adopted by Tokyo on Friday mentioned for the first time the possibility of dispatching

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S. Korea’s top diplomat for Asian affairs to meet his new Japanese counterpart for first time

S. Korea’s top diplomat for Asian affairs to meet his new Japanese counterpart for first time

South Korea and Japan’s top diplomats for Asian affairs will meet in Tokyo on Friday to discuss a possible meeting between the two countries foreign ministers Kim Jong un director-general for Asian and Pacific affairs will have talks with his counterpart shigeki Takasaki for the first time since Takasaki took off his post earlier this month the pair are expected

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Most Japanese people support decision to remove S. Korea from …

Most Japanese people support decision to remove S. Korea from …

the Japanese newspaper Mainichi Shimbun reported on Monday that most Japanese people support Tokyo’s decision to take South Korea off its white list of trusted trading partners at the same time it said most Japanese people want to see dialogue to resolve the trade dispute in a nationwide poll last week sixty-four percent of the people surveyed said they support

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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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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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Dokdo, Beautiful Island of Korea

Dokdo, Beautiful Island of Korea

Dokdo, a peaceful island of Korea in the East Sea… It harbors deep scars from a painful past. In 1904, driven by imperialist ambitions, Japan waged war against Russia. The following year, Japan illegally incorporated Dokdo as an outpost for keeping watch over Russian naval fleets, calling it a “terra nullius”, or “no man’s land.” This illegal incorporation was executed

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S. Korea prevails on major issues in WTO dispute settlement against Tokyo over pneumatic valves

S. Korea prevails on major issues in WTO dispute settlement against Tokyo over pneumatic valves

it looks like South Korea prevailed on major issues in its WTO dispute settlement against Japan over pneumatic valves which are used for automobiles general machinery and electronics according to a report disclosed by the WTO peels body on Monday it decided that Seoul’s anti-dumping tariffs on such valves did not violate WTO rules the final decision will be confirmed

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