South Korea-U.S. military drills violate agreements: North Korea media South Korea-U.S. military drills violate agreements: North Korea media

SEOUL - South Korea's resumption of small-scale military drills with the United States violated a recent agreement aimed at lowering tensions on the Korean peninsula, North Korean state media said on Monday. About 500 United States and South Korean marines began military dri

Running on empty? Kim Jong Un battles to fuel his economy:The Asahi Shimbun Running on empty? Kim Jong Un battles to fuel his economy:The Asahi Shimbun

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Seoul approves visit by seven N. Korean officials this week

The South Korean government has approved a visit by seven North Korean officials to the South later this week to attend an international peace forum, the Ministry of Unification said Monday.Ministry spokesman Baik Tae-hyun said his ministry has given the green light to the South Korea visits by Ri Jong-hyok, vice chairman of the Korean Asia-Pacific Peace Committee, Kim Song-hye, director of the United Front Departmen...

South Korea ships tangerines to North, which sent mushrooms

N. Korea's main paper blasts resumption of S. Korea-U.S. marine drill N. Korea's main paper blasts resumption of S. Korea-U.S. marine drill

North Korea's official newspaper on Monday denounced the resumption of a South Korea-United States joint marine drill, saying any military act that threatens the opponent should be restrained.

N Korean paper raps Japan's reaction to S Korean court ruling

The newspaper of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party carried an editorial Sunday supporting a recent South Korean court ruling ordering a Japanese company to pay compensation for wartime forced labor. The editorial in the Rodong Sinmum lambasted objections to the ruling by Japanese government officials as "barefaced impudence." It is…

N. Korean paper raps Japan's reaction to S. Korea court ruling N. Korean paper raps Japan's reaction to S. Korea court ruling

BEIJING (Kyodo) -- The newspaper of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party carried an editorial Sunday supporting a recent South Korean court ruling orde

2 Koreas complete the disarming of 22 guard posts

The North and South Korean militaries completed withdrawing troops and firearms from 22 front-line guard posts on Saturday as they continue to implement a wide-ranging agreement reached in September to reduce tensions across the world’s most fortified border, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said.

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In September, the Koreas made an agreement to eventually remove all guard posts from both sides of the border.

North and South Korea begin destroying border guard posts, East Asia

SEOUL (AFP) - The two Koreas began destroying 20 guard posts along their heavily-fortified frontier on Sunday (Nov 11) under a plan to reduce tensions on the border.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Summit bears fruit as South Korea flies tangerines to North The Morung Express - South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pose for photographs, alongside their spouses, North Korea's Ri Sol Ju and South

South Korea's rush to North Korea

A new type of “gold rush” of sorts is unfolding, as the latest detente with North Korea grabs the imagination of enterprising South Koreans eyeing fresh opportunities in the North.The South Korean government, for one, is looking for the right moment to revive old business ties and form new ones with its communist neighbor rich in untapped natural resources.  North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, left, and South Korean ...