Jul 10, 2013

Two Koreas postpone reopening factory park

South Korea said talks with North Korea on reopening a jointly run industrial estate ended without agreement Wednesday, but that the two sides had agreed to meet again next week. South Korean businesses earlier in the day inspected factories at the Kaesong industrial park ...

South Korean president gets baptism by fire

| Jun 4, 2013

South Korean president gets baptism by fire

As presidential baptisms go, being threatened with a pre-emptive nuclear strike within 10 days of taking office is probably about as fiery as it gets. South Korean President Park Geun-hye will have completed 100 days on Tuesday — a period dominated by soaring military ...

U.S., Chinese leaders to hold summit in June

May 22, 2013

U.S., Chinese leaders to hold summit in June

President Barack Obama will hold his first summit with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, in California next month, with Sino-U.S. relations rattled by alleged cyberspying by Beijing and tensions in the Pacific. Obama will welcome Xi to the plush Sunnylands estate resort in Palm ...

Tests don't end provocation pause: U.S.

May 22, 2013

Tests don't end provocation pause: U.S.

North Korea’s test-firings of six short-range projectiles in three days may not reflect a return to a pattern of provocations by Kim Jong Un’s regime, according to the U.S. military’s top spokesman. The launches don’t in themselves end a “provocation pause” and “do not ...