South Korea

Trump to host South Korean President Moon Jae-in on May 22

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 07:24

Washington, May 5, US President Donald Trump will meet with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in at the White House on May 22, ahead of the real estate mogul's summit with North Korea's Kim Jong-un, the administration said on Friday.


Seoul, Pyongyang officials finalise leaders' summit protocol

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:26

Seoul, April 23, Officials from South and North Korea on Monday began a new working-level meeting to finalise the protocol and security measures regarding the historic summit between its leaders scheduled to take place on Friday.


US displays new fighter jets ahead of South Korea drills

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:22

Tokyo, March 27, Roaring off the deck of a 40,000-tonne amphibious assault ship, new F-35B fighter jets piloted by American Marines soared over the Pacific Ocean near the Japanese island of Okinawa as a show of force by the US military, the media reported.


Kim Jong-un wants to 'write new history' with South Korea

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:52

Seoul, March 6 North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said that he wants to "vigorously advance" relations with South Korea, telling a visiting delegation from Seoul he hoped to "write a new history of national reunification", Pyongyang state-media reported on Tuesday.


South Korean President's special envoys leave for Pyongyang

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 11:22

Seoul, March 5 South Korean President Moon Jae-in's special envoys left for Pyongyang on Monday, a trip aimed at persuading North Korea to resume the denuclearisation dialogue with the US and the international community.


White House gives North Korea 'ultimatum' for having talks

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 11:36

Washington, Feb 26 The White House has responded to North Korea's willingness to hold talks with the US, saying that any discussions with Pyongyamg must lead to the regime ending its nuclear programme.


Seoul, Pyongyang hold formal talks after two years

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:00

Seoul, Jan 9 South and North Korea on Tuesday held their first meeting in more than two years with a focus on facilitating Pyongyang's participation in the upcoming Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and ways to improve their long-stalled bilateral ties.