North Korean leader Kim Jong-un waves upon his arrival at Vietnam’s Dong Dang railway station on March 2. Photo: Kyodo

North Korea glorifies Trump-Kim summit in documentary, omitting failed negotiations in Hanoi

  • The documentary includes scenes of Kim Jong-un at the North Korean embassy Hanoi, where some people skipped and wept with emotion
  • The footage’s release on Wednesday came amid reports that Pyongyang is restoring some facilities at its long-range rocket launch site that it dismantled last year as part of disarmament steps
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un waves upon his arrival at Vietnam’s Dong Dang railway station on March 2. Photo: Kyodo
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The summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un ended with no deal. Photo: AFP

Trump-Kim summit 2019: Collapsed talks a risk for North Korea with silver linings for China and Japan

  • Protracted negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang leaves the door open for Beijing to act as a mediator
  • Japan, which has largely been left out of denuclearisation talks, has indicated its desire to take on a more active role
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The summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un ended with no deal. Photo: AFP
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