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Corporate News 27 May 2018 | 10:42 PM

US team in North Korea for talks on summit in Singapore

SEOUL/WASHINGTON: "I truly believe North Korea has brilliant potential and will be a great economic and financial Nation one day. Kim Jong Un agrees with me on this. It will happen!" Trump added

North Korea 12 Sep 2017 | 9:22 AM

New UN sanctions on North Korea: what do they mean?

SEOUL: The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted new sanctions on North Korea, including restrictions on oil shipments, to punish Pyongyang for its sixth and largest nuclear test.

North Korea 26 Feb 2018 | 5:11 AM

Analysts: North Korea takes gold for Olympic diplomacy

PYEONGCHANG: While its athletes are returning home empty-handed from the Winter Olympics, analysts say nuclear-armed North Korea deserves a gold medal for its diplomatic skills -- but that the Games-driven detente will be short-lived.

North Korea 02 Nov 2016 | 3:06 AM

The next US president’s North Korea dilemma

SEOUL: Among the many challenges facing the next occupant of the White House, few will be more pressing, or more complex, than that posed by North Korea’s seemingly inexorable drive to nuclear statehood.

Environment 18 Jun 2015 | 1:17 PM

Drought sparks fears of worsening food shortages in North Korea

SEOUL: North Korea’s food supply faces a gloomy forecast this year due to a damaging drought which has sparked fears of worsening shortages in the impoverished communist country, experts said Wednesday.

World 05 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

North Korea moves missile after warning of nuclear strike

SEOUL: North Korea has moved a medium-range missile to its east coast, South Korea said Thursday as the United States strengthened its Pacific missile defences amid intensifying threats from Pyongyang.

North Korea 02 Dec 2017 | 5:28 AM

Squeezed by sanctions, North Korea firm hawks cancer cures

Jinan (China) (AFP) - While the United States pushes for new sanctions on North Korea, one trading company from the hermit state has creatively reinvented itself to survive. Its latest offer: A $50 root to "cure" cancer.

China 17 Nov 2017 | 3:01 AM

China to send envoy to North Korea, Trump hails ‘big move’

BEIJING: China is set to dispatch a special envoy to North Korea on Friday, a trip hailed as a “big move” by US President Donald Trump, who has urged Beijing to pile pressure on its nuclear-armed ally.

Economy 02 Aug 2017 | 10:54 PM

US bans travel to North Korea

WASHINGTON: A ban on travel by U.S. passport holders to North Korea will take effect on Sept. 1 and Americans in the country should leave before that date, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.

North Korea 09 Sep 2016 | 2:43 AM

North Korea nuclear test suspected after ‘artificial quake’

SEOUL: North Korea appears to have conducted a fifth nuclear test Friday, authorities in Japan and South Korea said, after monitors detected a 5.3-magnitude “artificial earthquake” near its main nuclear site.