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  1. 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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korea dramatically escalated its warlike rhetoric on Thursday, warning that it had authorised plans for nuclear strikes on targets in the United States. ... on the North’s heavily fortified border with South Korea, after Kim Jong-Un’s isolated regime barred South Koreans from entering a Seoul-funded joint industrial park on its side of the frontier. ...

  2. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North's missile has range to hit US, says Seoul North Korea's recent rocket launch amounted to the test of a ballistic missile capable of carrying ... by the international community. The defence ministry, which allowed Christian groups to light the massive steel tower on a military-controlled hill in Gimpo, west of Seoul, said the tower would remain lit ...

  3. News - Asia - KOREA

    US, Seoul to forge joint response to North’s missile force

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 02:49pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... according to a State Department notice to US lawmakers on Friday. A senior US congressional aide said he understood that the two countries have agreed to a watershed deal under which Seoul may ... said. The State Department and the South Korean embassy in Washington declined to comment. Seoul for years has sought to push its missile range beyond 300km, the limit under a pact ...

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

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Greg Torode in Seoul greg.torode@scmp.com The agreement last week between North Korea and the United States that promises to halt Pyongyang's nuclear and military provocations ... 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 ...

  5. Seoul sceptical of nuclear 'deal'

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Andrew Salmon in Seoul While the world hails an apparent breakthrough in talks- brokered between Washington and Pyongyang in Beijing- regarding North Korea's nuclear plans, experts in Seoul remain deeply cynical of the negotiations delivering any real progress on the ultranationalist state's atomic weapons programmes. North Korea and the US announced on Wednesday ...

  6. Seoul, US write a new chapter

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

    ... of deteriorating, if not breaking down, amid disputes over downsizing US forces, moving them south of Seoul- and leaving command and control to the South Koreans in case of war. The potential impact ... Korea until Seoul used the diagnosis of a case of 'mad cow' disease in the US three years ago as a pretext for shutting down the trade. Nor is North Korea really out of the FTA. ...

  7. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

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

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

    ... 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 ... test. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff Jung Seung-jo said on Friday that the drill aimed to test combat readiness between Seoul and Washington while guarding against possible North ...

  8. S Korea's blood ties with US show signs of souring

    Posted Feb 07th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... Andrew Salmon in Seoul The 'blood-forged alliance' between Seoul and Washington was once the strongest partnership in Asia. But ties have unravelled in recent years- most notably ... following the acquittal of two US servicemen who killed two schoolgirls in a road accident. Seoul is exasperated at Washington's hawkish stance toward North Korea- exemplified by its inclusion ...

  9. S Korea walks a fine line between China and US

    Posted Sep 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... administration in 2008, Seoul's priority in its foreign relations has been strengthening the alliance relationship with the US. Beijing suspects that a primary function of the alliance may ... is, saying little and working hard) to maintain its own competitiveness so as not to be taken lightly by its bigger neighbours. In short, Seoul badly needs prudence in coping ...

  10. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea war threat over US military drills

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Kim war threat over military drills North Korea's leader has warned of an "all-out" war against the South while denouncing its ongoing joint military drill with the United States, state media said yesterday. The US and South Korean militaries last Monday began a two-week exercise aimed at testing defences against the communist North, ...




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