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  1. Battle grounds

    Posted Jan 10th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... A top general's frustration over Seoul's uncertain stance on US forces in South Korea underlines the problems facing the 50-year partnership, writes Andrew Salmon The sprawling ... anti-Americanism in South Korea. The on-again, off-again nature of plans to move Yongsan Base to a new garrison south of the capital prompted the general in command of US Forces Korea (USFK) to make frank ...

  2. A little isolation goes far for Pyongyang

    Posted Apr 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... friction between the two dates back 24 years to a much darker period in North Korea's foreign activity. Ties were scrapped amid Burmese outrage at North Korean agents attacking then-South ... enemies the US, South Korea and Japan, in return for a verifiable shutdown of its nuclear weapons programme. The fact that implementation of the deal remains snagged on North Korea ...

  3. Chinese minister hails co-operation

    Posted Jan 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing hailed strengthening ties between China, Japan and South Korea yesterday, urging the three nations to create a new era in co-operation. His ... Foreign Minister Katsuhito Asano and South Korean Foreign Minister Song Min-soon. 'We should seize this favourable period to strive to develop a new outlook of co-operation.' The three ...

  4. China welcomes closer trilateral ties

    Posted Jan 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode in Cebu Links with Tokyo and Seoul improving, says foreign minister Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing yesterday hailed strengthening ties between China, Japan and South Korea ... rescheduled Asean and East Asian summits. 'Relations between the three countries are showing fresh impetus for development,' Mr Li said after meeting Japanese Deputy Foreign Minister ...

  5. Seoul sees itself as bridge in relations

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... across Northeast Asia. For decades, cold war tensions have limited practical co-operation between the mainland, South Korea and Japan. And even as growing commerce drives the trio together ... that Seoul is eager to drive co-operation forward with an eye to the future. It sees itself as a useful bridge between the two larger powers, whose mutual suspicions run deepest of all. South Korea ...

  6. Chinese friends

    Posted Dec 19th 2003, 12:00am by B.J. Lee

    ... B.J. Lee, SEOUL China's rising power is felt everywhere in the world these days. But the phenomenon is perhaps more apparent in South Korea than anywhere else. In political, economic, social and cultural arenas, China is fast increasing its influence in South Korea. China is also replacing the US and other traditional friends of South Korea as the country's most important ...

  7. China protests to N Korea after 3 shot dead at border

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the South. Last year, American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee were detained by North Korea while doing interviews on human trafficking near the border between China and the reclusive state. ... by a North Korean submarine. South Korea and Western powers have been pushing China to denounce Pyongyang, but China has not accepted the investigation's findings and has called for all parties ...

  8. 'Bribes to N Korea damaging talks'

    Posted Mar 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... University, believes China and South Korea are as dedicated as the US in seeking a solution, but agrees their aid to the North prolonged negotiations. North Korea's regime was reliant on foreign ... Peter Kammerer, Foreign Editor Beijing and Seoul paid officials to play by the rules during second round of six-way negotiations, US analyst claims North Korea's warming ties ...

  9. A state of total dependence

    Posted Dec 12th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... relations at Korea University. 'This is critical for South Korea: If we close off dialogue with North Korea, it becomes more dependent upon China.' The closeness of the relationship ... shelling. South Korean investors are largely unable to penetrate the North. Visitors to North Korea note that Chinese businesspeople are relatively free to travel countrywide, while South Korean ...

  10. Tricky business on Wen's agenda in Seoul

    Posted May 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Premier Wen Jiabao's visit to Seoul was planned before the latest crisis between the two Koreas, which will now overshadow his talks with the leaders of South Korea and Japan. ... is also working behind the scenes to keep Pyongyang in check. The crisis was triggered by an investigation that found North Korea responsible for the sinking of a South Korean warship, ...




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