U.S., China to step up coordination on North Korea

Sep 20, 2016

U.S., China to step up coordination on North Korea

U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang agreed on Monday to step up cooperation in the United Nations Security Council and in law-enforcement channels after North Korea’s fifth nuclear test, the White House said. China and the United States are also targeting ...

U.S., South Korea drill to model attack on North's nuclear facility

Sep 19, 2016

U.S., South Korea drill to model attack on North's nuclear facility

South Korean and U.S. warplanes will simulate strikes on North Korea’s nuclear facilities in drills in Alaska next month, the Yonhap news agency quoted unidentified military officials as saying. The maneuver will take part amid Exercise Red Flag, held at Eielson Air Force Base ...

Two Samsung phones 'catch fire' in China

Sep 19, 2016

Two Samsung phones 'catch fire' in China

Two Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones reportedly have caught fire in China, in potentially the first such incidents in the world’s largest smartphone market. Samsung Electronics said it was investigating one of the reported cases. The South Korean firm had earlier said Galaxy Note ...

Sep 19, 2016

Five snippets of information about VW's 'Dieselgate' scandal

It has been a year since Volkswagen admitted to fitting millions of cars with cheating software to dupe emissions tests, plunging the German auto giant into one of the biggest scandals ever to hit the industry. Billions of dollars in compensation later and mired ...

LDP groups ask Abe for tougher sanctions on North Korea

Sep 17, 2016

LDP groups ask Abe for tougher sanctions on North Korea

Two groups from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party have submitted to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a request to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea following its fifth nuclear test. In the request, submitted Friday, the LDP’s Headquarters for North Korean Abductions and Foreign Affairs ...