Former unification minister says N. Korea-U.S. dialogue needs to resume soon

a former South Korean Minister is calling for denuclearization talks between North Korea and the u.s. to resume soon song Jae Hyun a unification Minister during the new moo-hyun administration said that while no agreement was reached in Hanoi the talks haven’t broken down completely labeling it a bump in the road he pointed domestic […]

N. Korea says it rebuffed U.S. offer to resume nuclear talks next month

North Korea says it’s willing to resume working-level talks with the US on its nuclear program as long as Washington comes forward with a fundamental solution Hong Yu has more North Korea revealed on Thursday that the US has offered to resume nuclear negotiations in December but the regime turned the offer down say it […]

President Moon Jae-in, leaders of 5 political parties agree on need to resume regular meetings

now president moon jaein and the heads of south korea’s five major political parties have agreed on the Yee to resume a key regular meeting to discuss major political issues during a three-hour dinner at the president’s official residence Sunday president moon strongly urge that they got together on a regular basis the ruling party […]

Negotiations resume for TPP talks TPP협상 재개-목표는 내년초, 타결은 불투명

Negotiations for a regional free-trade agreement for twelve countries, known as TPP or Trans Pacific Partnership, have resumed in Washington. The six-day working-level meeting, which started on Sunday, follows last month′s APEC summit in Beijing… in which leaders reaffirmed their will to conclude an agreement as early as next year. The TPP countries are expected […]

Civilian tours to southern side of Joint Security Area resume

Last October, tours to the Joint Security Area were halted for a while because of joint projects between the two Koreas. But now they’re back on, and tourists say now the vibe is different. Our Kim Ji-yeon went to check it out. A tourist destination that had attracted millions of people a year from all […]

Russia, Ukraine, EU to resume talks ahead of gas bill deadline

Talks between the EU, Russia and Ukraine have yet again, broken down over a gas price dispute ahead of a looming deadline. With more on this story, we now turn to Paul Yi at the New Center. Paul, tensions between Moscow and Kiev continue to strain any diplomatic solution to the crisis in Eastern Ukraine. […]

S. Korea seeks to resume family reunions, as N. Korea protests upcoming military

There′s a tug of war going on between the two Koreas,… acting as a drag on the momentum for dialogue. The South wants to hold a round of reunions for war-separated families,… while the North is protesting upcoming joint military drills between Seoul and Washington. Hwang Sung-hee reports. South Korea says its proposal for a […]

S. Korea, Japan resume sexual slavery talks today

Korea and Japan are currently holding talks in Seoul… on the Japanese military’s forced sexual enslavement of women before and during World War II. It marks the first such meeting since Tokyo released the results of its review of the Kono Statement, in which the Japanese government apologized for its wartime atrocities. The Korean government […]

U.S. not to rely on failed strategies to convince North Korea to denuclearize

there’s no change in stands for the US when it comes to denuclearizing North Korea but a top American official says the Trump administration is reviewing various ways to achieve that goal but not through the tactics used by the previous administrations I condemn it reports for the first time since the breakdown of the […]