Topic: The Sejong Institute
Health concerns and angry protests have prompted partial bans on US beef imports in Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea – most recently by Taipei on Tuesday. The recurring dispute has strained relations.
01/05/2010 07:34 am
North Korea told China's visiting Prime Minister Wen Jiabao it will return to six-party talks it abandoned in April. But first, it wants bilateral talks with the US.
10/06/2009 01:00 am
For the first time, the rogue state has admitted to having a uranium-enrichment program. It also threatened to respond militarily to any attempts to stop any of its ships suspected of carrying nuclear components.
06/14/2009 01:00 am
The UN Security Council is close to approving action in response to the North's latest nuclear test. The US also plans separate sanctions for illegal weapons sales and counterfeiting.
06/05/2009 01:00 am
South Korea joined a US-led program to block shipments of nuclear material. In Japan, a lawmaker urged first-strike capability.
05/26/2009 01:00 am
Monday's explosion – the latest in a series of hard-line moves by Pyongyang – may have been 20 times more powerful than its last test in 2006.
05/25/2009 01:00 am
N. Korea's missile launch Sunday complicates the long-term strategy of the US and her Asian allies toward Pyongyang's nuclear program.
04/05/2009 01:00 am
In South Korea, which she visited Thursday, fears persist that the US will move forward on ties even if the North resists verifying disablement of its weapons.
02/20/2009 12:00 am
The North claimed to have weaponized plutonium and said its nuclear status would not change. But analysts see bid for attention.
01/20/2009 12:00 am
As Beijing talks stall, analysts say North Korea may be waiting for a gesture from Barack Obama once he assumes the presidency.
12/09/2008 12:00 am
It threatened Wednesday to shut its border with South Korea, where activists have been launching giant balloons carrying leaflets.
11/13/2008 12:00 am
South Korea's conservative president will meet with Bush Friday, as the US appears to soften its stance on North Korea.
04/17/2008 01:00 am