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  1. Kim's death shifts focus of S Korean leader's visit

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... exclusive economic zones. Cui Zhiying , a Korean affairs specialist at Tongji University, said: 'Both sides will attempt to think from a broader perspective and build up political trust among ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com The visit to Beijing by the South Korean president, Lee Myung-bak, was originally intended to smooth bilateral relations as the two countries approach ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A changing North Korea will prove a headache for China

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... face the fact of Korean nationalism. However much South Koreans detest the Pyongyang regime, there are plenty who admire its bull-headed refusal to be bullied by it allies. The best hope ... but is focused on trade with China. Physical trade links the North more to China than with the South due to geography as well as the demilitarised zone that cuts the peninsular in half. But such economic ...


    China caught in a dilemma over crisis with North Korea

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... rhetoric towards Pyongyang as tensions in the Korean Peninsula rise following provocative moves by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, but analysts say the Chinese leadership will not abandon its ally ... third nuclear test in February. But tensions on the Korean Peninsula have continued to rise, with Pyongyang warning of a war and looking set to test a missile. The crisis is expected ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Talks essential in North Korea stand-off

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Talk is vital in Korean stand-off North Korea has found a new way of getting attention that stands out from its increasingly threatening rhetoric. Denying access to its joint industrial zone with the South may be shooting itself in the foot, but it escalates a military crisis beyond improbable and suicidal military threats against the US as well as South Korea. ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Strategic mistrust a useful ally in Korean Peninsula

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by Jae Ho Chung

    ... Pyongyang unless the Korea-US and US-Japan alliances are significantly readjusted. Third, China will stick to the current thinking so long as the Korean Peninsula lacks a stable mechanism for peace. ... operational control of South Korean troops, now scheduled for 2015. Pressure may also mount for a better deal with Washington on the right to reprocess spent fuel, at least on a par ...


    Experts divided over North Korean rocket's political target

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... rocket launch marked a huge leap in its strategic capabilities, but given its timing, experts are divided over who the launch was aimed at influencing. With South Koreans going to the polls ... attempt to pressurise Pyongyang into halting its nuclear programmes. If anything, North Korea's launch is likelier to favour the left. "An increasing number of South Koreans believe we ...

  8. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Japanese envoy's secret Pyongyang trip more worrying than missile launches

    Posted May 18th 2013, 05:06pm by AGENCIES AND STEPHEN CHEN

    ... to boost defences and raised concern in Beijing, Pyongyang's biggest ally. South Korean President Park Geun-hye has not convened a National Security Council meeting because the projectiles did ... to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue, as Glyn Davies, top US envoy on North Korea, travelled to South Korea, China and Japan last week. Abe refused to comment on the purpose of Iijima's ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Negotiations with North Korea may restart, but to what end?

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... of a dreaded second Korean war. Now the question is whether there's a face-saving way to bring about dialogue so the North can, in effect, declare a rhetorical victory and go into negotiations. US ... In his stopover in Beijing, Kerry pleaded with Chinese leaders to lean on the North Koreans, who count on China for their survival. China, after all, is the source of 80 per cent of North ...

  10. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    US says 'bar higher' for dialogue with N. Korea

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... fundamentally improve without sustained improvement in inter-Korean relations and human rights," Davies said. Frank Jannuzi, the head of Amnesty International's Washington office, applauded ...




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