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  1. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    US to hold sea drill with South Korea in warning to North

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the other and identify opportunities." He believes the US cannot rely on China to prevent nuclear proliferation. Issues such as zones of influence and refugees complicate the Sino-North Korean ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Three-day exercise by US and South Korean navies featuring a nuclear submarine comes as Pyongyang apparently readies for atomic test Allies' sea drill ...

  2. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINUSULA

    North Korea approves nuclear strike on US as Hagel admits 'real and clear danger'

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 08:36am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... measures came as Pyongyang stopped South Korean staff members from entering the Kaesong complex, a shared industrial zone funded by Seoul but 10km inside the North. Pyongyang said the 861 South Koreans already in the zone could leave. The move cut the last practical co-operation between the rival powers and was seen as a dramatic escalation in the crisis. South Korea’s defence ministry ...

  3. News - China - NUCLEAR TENSION

    War of words grows between US and Beijing over North Korea nuclear test

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that China's North Korean policy had failed. The Xinhua article, issued on Saturday night, accused "a few Western media that has ulterior motives" of "throwing dirty water" at China ... nuclear programme". The WSJ article argued that Beijing, restricted by communism ideology and deluded by a "strategic buffer zone" concept about Pyongyang, has repeatedly wasted ...

  4. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    US west coast within range of North Korean missile, Seoul says

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... a half-tonne payload to the US west coast, the South Korean defence ministry said yesterday. The estimate was based on the analysis of an oxidiser container- recovered from the rocket's ... as Alaska and a large part of the US west coast, including San Francisco. South Korean defence officials said there was no confirmation the North had the re-entry technology needed for a payload ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Biden to visit China, Japan, South Korea in new US push

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 09:37am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... South Korean President Park Geun-Hye has had warm relations with the United States since taking office this year. The two countries have been seeking to co-ordinate their next steps in handling ...

  6. U.S. deal with North renews Seoul's fears

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on Yeonpyeong in November that year. Forty-six sailors died in the Cheonan sinking while four South Koreans were killed on Yeonpyeong. The attacks saw tensions across the Korean demilitarised zone ... Korea's future. While South Korean and US envoys have been at pains to insist that there is no 'daylight' between Seoul and Washington over the deal, senior officials in Seoul privately ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Admit it's a 'Western financial crisis'

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... zone financial crises". So why this exception? I was led to this question after reading the column of a highly respected British economics commentator- for whom I have the highest regard- ... by the euro zone crisis. However, the major emerging economies recovered quickly and came out relatively unscathed. The answer is, of course, Western arrogance- particularly American arrogance. ...

  8. Doubts linger over North Korean deal

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... beyond Yongbyon. However, there is no better stepping stone towards attaining peace and stability on the Korean peninsula. North Korea and the US have pledged that this is their goal ...

  9. News - World - GLOBAL ECONOMY

    G20 ministers warn US fiscal cliff could cause global crisis

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Mexico City

    ... and the 55th minute but I expect that they'll do it just as they dealt with their banks in 2008," he said. South Korean Finance Minister Bahk Jae-wan forecast the global economy could suffer ... to the euro zone crisis the fiscal cliff issue is much easier to solve." The euro crisis, which erupted more than two years ago, has eased after the European Central Bank said in September ...

  10. Seoul, US write a new chapter

    Posted Apr 07th 2007, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... The agreement provides for discussions on including goods made by South Korean companies in the special zone of Kaesong, just over the North-South line. South Korean negotiators want goods made in Kaesong to be regarded as South Korean, but there's no denying that all the workers in the zone are North Korean, labouring for pathetically low wages- far lower than their published ...




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