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  1. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    North Korea’s Kim Jong-un may visit Beijing, says Chinese envoy

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 12:37pm

    ... taking power, China’s ambassador to South Korea said on Wednesday, according to a report from South Korea’s Yonhap news agency. The 31-year-old leader assumed power after his father, Kim Jong-il, ... ,” he said. President Xi Jinping has not yet visited the reclusive North but made a state visit to South Korea in July, a move widely reported at the time as a snub to North Korea by Beijing. ...

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    Japan, South Korea diplomats to meet over ‘issues of mutual interest’

    Posted May 14th 2014, 01:22pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... officials from Japan and South Korea will meet in Tokyo on Thursday in a bid to smooth over a badly ruffled relationship. Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida told a regular press conference on Tuesday that the officials would address “issues of mutual interest”. They will probably include lawsuits in South Korea demanding compensation from Japanese companies for wartime conscripted ...

  3. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Japan, South Korea plan first formal meeting since islands dispute

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan, S Korea plan first summit since islands row Japan and South Korea are planning a formal summit later this month, the first meeting since President Lee Myung-Bak angered Tokyo with a surprise visit to a disputed island chain, a report said. Lee's August visit to the islands, which lie between the two countries and are known by South Korea ...

  4. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Japan's Shinzo Abe sending envoy to see South Korea's Park Geun-hye

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Abe sending envoy to seeSouth Korea's new leader Japan's incoming prime minister said yesterday he would send a special envoy to Seoul to meet South ... of not being contrite enough for its wartime behaviour. Abe's emissary will be former finance minister Fukushiro Nukaga, a senior member of the Japan-South Korea parliamentarians' league who ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Li Keqiang calls for sincerity in efforts to resolve South China Sea disputes

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 03:50pm by Staff Reporters

    ... and China, Japan and South Korea. His remarks come as China’s relations with neighbouring countries with competing claims in the South China Sea, chiefly the Philippines and Vietnam, have ... reiterated that South China Sea disputes should be resolved between the nations directly involved – and called for sincere efforts to overcome differences beween neighbouring countries. Li said ...

  6. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Air defence identification zone tops Shinzo Abe-Joe Biden talks in Tokyo

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 04:47pm by Adrian Wan, AFP

    ... reporters, according to Jiji Press news agency. South Korea has told the country's airlines not to submit flight plans to China, the South's Yonhap news agency said yesterday, citing ... for a 34-hour visit as part of a trip that will also take him to China and South Korea. The US State Department statement was widely taken in Japan to mean Washington had effectively advised US airlines ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Annual trilateral summit 'at risk' amid strained relations

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 05:39am by Teddy Ng, Minnie Chan

    ... amid strained relations An annual trilateral summit involving the leaders of China, Japan and South Korea is likely to be postponed because of strained ties among the three countries, Japanese ... in high-profile discussions with Tokyo, but is willing to indicate the door for dialogue is open. The summit, which was due to be held in South Korea, will probably not be held this year as Seoul has yet ...

  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China chides North Korea over missile's near-miss with passenger jet

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 03:29am by Andrea Chen

    ... CZ268 from Japan to Shenyang in the northeastern Liaoning province crossed the trajectory of a rocket launched seven minutes earlier by North Korea, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing South ... launch by North Korea had crossed the path of a Chinese passenger flight. Asked if Beijing had raised with Pyongyang the reported incident, foreign ministry spokesman Qin Gang said China ...

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    Park's decision to visit China to be seen as snub by Japan

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... a visit to the US, in keeping with Washington's status as the South's key benefactor. Reports said she would visit China in coming weeks. But Park's four predecessors- Kim ... "They [South Korea] want nothing more than total capitulation on the issue of history," Okamura said, pointing out that former Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi tried to draw a line ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    'I committed a criminal act, I'm sorry': North Korea expels Hong Kong-based missionary

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 11:15am by Christy Choi

    ... in South Korea saw the release as the North making an effort to show a soft side. It follows a United Nations report published on February 17 saying North Korean security chiefs should face justice ... week to spying and trying to build an underground church in the country. Additional reporting by Associated Press and Patrick Boehler   ...




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