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  1. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    No agreement as North and South Korea meet for first military talks in three years

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 11:36am by AP

    ... at a border village in the countries' first military talks since February 2011. North Korea repeated its demands that South Korea ban activists from dropping leaflets and media outlets from ... Associated Press in Seoul No agreement as two Koreas meet for military talks The first military talks between North and South Korea in more than three years ended with no agreement ...

  2. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Senior North Korean officials aren't fleeing to China after Jang's execution: South Korea

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 01:15pm by Audrey Yoo

    ... Korean officials defecting from the Stalinist country. Previous media reports claimed that two North Korean vice premiers had arrived in Beijing trying to seek asylum in South Korea and that some 70 associates of Jang Song-thaek had escaped to China. Other reports said South Korea had sent a team to Beijing to deal with the defections of the high-level North Korean officials. ...

  3. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea fires four missiles into sea amid US-South Korea drills

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 07:51pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Seoul Pyongyang's launch, likely of short-range rockets, seen as protest against US-South Korean military exercises or UN rights report N Korea fires four missiles amid drills North Korea fired what were believed to be four short-range missiles into waters off its east coast yesterday, South Korean defence officials said. The action appeared ...

  4. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea asks for list of South workers leaving Kaesong

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 11:03am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korea has asked companies in the Kaesong joint industrial zone for a list of all South Korean personnel who wish to leave the complex in the coming days, the South’s Unification Ministry said on Thursday. An earlier report by the Yonhap news agency said the North had demanded that all South Korean personnel quit the complex by April 10. ...

  5. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea urges foreigners in South to evacuate

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 03:38pm by AFP

    ... reconciliation. “Not a single worker showed up this morning,” the manager of one of the 123 South Korean companies operating in Kaesong told reporters. If North Korea...breaches international rules ... then there will be no country or company which will invest in North Korea,” Park said. Pyongyang has blocked South Korean access to Kaesong since Wednesday, forcing 13 South Korean firms to halt production. Yu ...

  6. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea suspects two crashed drones likely to have come from North Korea

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 04:57pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Seoul South Korean officials said on Wednesday they suspect that two unmanned drones that crashed recently near the border with rival North Korea were flown ... of animosity over a long-disputed sea boundary between the countries. On March 24, another drone crashed in Paju, a South Korean city near the land border with the North. Preliminary investigations ...

  7. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Activists in South float anti-Pyongyang flyers over North Korea's border

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Paju

    ... to attack without following through. But Seoul's Yonhap news agency reported that a ban on entering the border area was imposed as South Korea detected North Korea uncovering artillery muzzles ... Agence France-Presse in Paju Plans for anti-North Korea leaflet drop blocked after Pyongyang warned of a 'merciless' reaction Seoul defuses propaganda protest Activists in South ...

  8. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

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

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

    ... a warning to N Korea South Korea and the United States will hold a joint naval exercise beginning tomorrow involving a US nuclear submarine, in a move seen as a warning to North Korea ahead of its widely expected nuclear test. The three-day exercise will be held in the Sea of Japan, or East Sea, off the South Korean port city of Pohang, the Yonhap news agency reported. Meanwhile North ...

  9. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Kim urges vigilance after defection

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ..., the same day a soldier shot two officers and defected to the South. "The Ministry of State Security has a very important duty to perform to protect the sovereignty of the country ... platoon and squad leaders, South Korea's Defence Ministry said. Kim became head of the totalitarian state in December after the death of his father Kim Jong-il, who ruled the secretive nation ...

  10. News - China - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Xi Jinping sends Pyongyang a message by making first Korea trip as president to Seoul

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 02:58am by Teddy Ng, KRISTINE KWOK

    ... that the visit was not targeted at any third country. China and South Korea will sign 12 cooperation agreements covering various areas, including trade and environmental protection, following talks ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com That Chinese leader's maiden visit to peninsula as president is to South sends Pyongyang signal Xi hints at shift by making Seoul first Korea ...




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