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Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Feb 26, 2018
South Korea's Moon urges U.S. and North to lower threshold for talks
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Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Feb 24, 2018
U.S. prepares high-seas crackdown on North Korea sanctions evaders, sources say
The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of violating sanctions on North Korea, a plan that could include deploying U.S. Coast Guard forces to stop and search vessels in Asia-Pacific waters, senior U.S. officials said.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / ANALYSIS
Feb 24, 2018
'Peace Games' are no game-changer for South Koreans
South Korea's self-styled "Peace Games" have been a sporting success, but public reaction suggests Seoul may have failed its bigger test — to generate the support the president needs to make bold moves to improve ties with old enemy North Korea.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Feb 24, 2018
U.S. imposes more North Korea sanctions, Trump warns of 'phase two'
The United States said on Friday it was imposing its largest package of sanctions to pressure North Korea to give up its nuclear missile program, and President Donald Trump warned of a "phase two" that could be "very, very unfortunate for the world" if the steps did not work.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Feb 23, 2018
Distrust of unions and GM hangs over South Korean efforts to stem job losses
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is in a bind.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Feb 22, 2018
Ivanka Trump to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Olympics trip, official says
President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump, a senior White House adviser, will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday as part of a weekend trip to lead the U.S. delegation to the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Feb 21, 2018
North Koreans dropped out of meeting with Pence at last minute, U.S. says
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was prepared to hold a historic meeting with top North Korean officials during his visit to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea earlier this month but was rebuffed by the North at the last minute, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Feb 20, 2018
South Korea to announce plan for joint military exercises before April
In a move that is likely to enrage nuclear-armed North Korea, the South Korean Defense Ministry said Tuesday that by the end of next month it will announce plans for postponed joint military exercises with the United States.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Feb 19, 2018
North Korea 'fully ready for both dialogue and war,' state media says
North Korea is "fully ready for both dialogue and war" and prepared to respond to any U.S. "provocation by prompt counterstrike," state-run media said Monday as the Winter Olympics continued in South Korea.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Feb 17, 2018
Moon's chief of staff takes center stage in inter-Korean detente
In 1989, a 22-year-old South Korean student caused an uproar when she sneaked into North Korea and was filmed advocating for unification and meeting leader Kim Il Sung.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Feb 14, 2018
South Korea approves $2.6 million budget for North Korea's Olympic visit
South Korea approved on Wednesday the use of 2.86 billion won ($2.64 million) to bankroll the cost of hosting hundreds of visiting North Koreans during the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 13, 2018
Japan says it won't fall for North Korean 'charm offensive' amid detente with U.S. and South
The stance risks making Tokyo appear at odds with Washington and Seoul — its two top allies in dealing with the North.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Feb 12, 2018
Pence raises prospect of U.S. talks with North Korea amid pressure campaign
In what could amount to a significant recalibration of its stance toward nuclear-armed North Korea, the United States has said it is open to talks with the isolated country, Vice President Mike Pence said in an interview published Sunday.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics / ANALYSIS
Feb 11, 2018
Divide and conquer? North Korean 'charm offensive' likely to exacerbate fissures in U.S. alliance
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Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 9, 2018
Abe and Moon show unity as Winter Games open
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in affirmed their stance of raising pressure on North Korea in talks Friday ahead of the opening ceremony for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Feb 9, 2018
Kim Jong Un's sister shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at Winter Games' opening show
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister, Kim Yo Jong, attended the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea on Friday, a historic moment that brings hope for easing security tensions sparked by Pyongyang's nuclear weapons ambitions.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Jan 31, 2018
Rare 'lunar trifecta' battles cloud cover to make appearance in night skies over Japan
Many of the nation's stargazers were treated to a celestial show Wednesday night with the appearance of a "super blue blood moon," a phenomenon caused by the rare confluence of three lunar events.
Japan Times
LIFE / Language / NEWS IN NIHONGO
Jan 29, 2018
On Jan. 31, the moon will disappear into the Earth's shadow in a total lunar eclipse that will be visible all over Japan.
On the night of Jan. 31 the moon will disappear completely into the Earth's shadow in a total lunar eclipse that will be visible all over Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 27, 2018
Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in to hold talks before opening ceremony for Pyeongchang Olympics
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will hold a meeting Feb. 9 at a site near the venue of the opening ceremony for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea, Japanese government sources have said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 24, 2018
Abe confirms plan to attend Winter Olympics despite tension with South Korea over 'comfort women' pact
The announcement puts an end to speculation he may forgo the trip to protest Seoul's recent move to revisit the 2015 deal on the comfort women issue.

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