Dec 5, 2016

Japan, South Korea, U.S. to hold meeting on North Dec. 13

South Korea’s Foreign Ministry said Monday that the country will hold a trilateral meeting with Japan and the United States in Seoul on Dec. 13 to discuss North Korea issues. The meeting, which follows on from a meeting in Tokyo on June 1, will ...

U.N. Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea

Dec 1, 2016

U.N. Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea

The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday adopted a new sanctions resolution against North Korea, ramping up earlier punitive measures following the reclusive country’s fifth and largest nuclear test in September. The 17-page resolution was unanimously adopted by the 15-member council after the text ...

Nov 29, 2016

Japan plans evacuation drill amid North Korea missile threat

The Japanese government is considering holding an evacuation drill to prepare for a possible North Korean ballistic missile launch, government sources said Tuesday. The plan is for the general population to be involved in the exercise, which would be the first of its kind. ...

Nov 24, 2016

China opposes Japan-South Korea military intelligence-sharing pact

China criticized Japan and South Korea for signing a military intelligence-sharing pact on Wednesday, saying it will only lead to more tensions with North Korea. While accusing Japan and South Korea of having “a Cold War mentality,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the ...