Major events leading up to the second Trump-Kim summit

Asia Pacific Feb 28, 2019

Major events leading up to the second Trump-Kim summit

A chronology of major developments leading up to the second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi: 1945: The Korean Peninsula is liberated from Japanese colonial rule after Tokyo surrenders at the end of World War II. 1948: ...

Asia Pacific Dec 12, 2018

Kim Jong Un's step-grandmother dies: South Korea

The second wife of North Korea's founder Kim Il Sung — the step-grandmother of Pyongyang's current leader Kim Jong Un — has died, the South's government said Wednesday. Kim Song Ae, who was born in 1924, is said to have been sidelined in a power ...