Jan 27, 2016

North Korea suspected of targeting South with cyberattacks

South Korea said on Wednesday it suspected North Korea of attempting cyberattacks against targets in the South, following a nuclear test by the North this month that defied United Nations sanctions. South Korea has been on heightened military and cyberalert since the Jan. 6 ...

Jan 27, 2016

South Korea denies using missionaries to smear North

South Korea on Wednesday rejected allegations — leveled in a video “confession” by a detainee in North Korea — that Seoul was supporting an anti-Pyongyang campaign through missionaries based in China. “We express strong regret that the truth is being distorted, while our national ...

U.S. urges China to show leadership in sanctioning North Korea

Jan 20, 2016

U.S. urges China to show leadership in sanctioning North Korea

Calling North Korea the greatest source of instability in Asia, a top U.S. diplomat urged China on Wednesday to “show leadership” in international efforts to sanction Pyongyang following its fourth nuclear test. U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken, who was in Seoul on ...

Jan 19, 2016

Japan, China, South Korea fail to set goals for trade deal

High-ranking negotiators from Japan, China and South Korea failed to set goals for how far they want to open their markets in the latest round of talks on a three-way free trade accord, a Japanese official said. The representatives agreed to keep working on ...