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Seoul/Pyongyang: Neighbours South Korea and North Korea have agreed to hold talks at the latter's capital city, Pyongyang, in September, according to a report by the former's Yonhap news agency. more
Winds of change in denuclearization for North Korea, says expert

Seoul: A leading expert in North Korea said on Friday that there has been a change in the concept of denuclearization and that the Pyongyang regime is actively, "pushing" the la ...

North, South Korea to discuss economic projects

Seoul: Bolstering its ties with North Korea, South Korea said it will discuss major economic projects with its neighbour.

South Korea leads developed nations in household debt, UN expert warns

New York: Despite being the world’s 11th largest economy, a significant number of South Koreans are living in “substandard” housing, faced with rising rents they can no ...

US VP Mike Pence warns North Korea not to play Donald Trump

Washington: The Vice President of the United States of America, Mike Pence, has warned North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to not play Donald Trump, ahead of the historic meeting between the ...

North Korea figures in meeting between US Deputy Secretary of State and South Korean Vice Foreign Minister

Washington/Seoul: US Deputy Secretary of State John J Sullivan on Sunday met with South Korean Vice Foreign Minister Cho Hyun, where they discussed bilateral ties and the upcoming meeting ...

UN chief hails Japan-China-South Korea cooperation to ‘denuclearize’ Peninsula

New York, May 11 (JEN): United Nations chief António Guterres has welcomed the Japan-China-South Korea summit held on Wednesday and their effort to cooperate in ridding the Korean ...

UN ready to discuss ‘possible forms of support’ to further inter-Korean peace efforts

new York: Secretary-General António Guterres has said that the United Nations stands ready to discuss “possible forms of support” to further inter-Korean talks over den ...

Pyongyang to sync time with Seoul as Korean Peninsula heads toward peace

Pyongyang/Seoul: The speakers at the border blaring propaganda and pieces critical of the neighbour had earlier been turned off before the historic meeting between the respective leade ...

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi to visit North Korea

Beijing: Following the historic North-South meet in the Korean peninsula last week, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi is set to visit Pyongyang later this week.