Putin has told Moon Jae-in he is ready to play a "constructive role" in resolving North Korea's nuclear threat: South Korea.
WASHINGTON/ BEIJING, May 11- The United States and China will expand trade in beef and chicken and increase access for financial firms, as part of a plan to reduce the massive U.S. trade deficit with Beijing, U.S. The countries have agreed that China will allow U.S. imports of beef by no later than July 16. Trump had pledged during his presidential campaign that he would...
Willem Buiter, chief economist at Citi, speaks about U.S. President Donald Trump's stance on trade.
North Korea is expected to press China to tone down sanctions when it attends a summit in Beijing, the SCMP reports.
*Trump fires FBI director, igniting political firestorm. percent at $1,221.47 per ounce at 0715 GMT. "We think that gold's slide could perhaps extend to $1,180 to $1,200, an area of good technical support," said INTL FCStone analyst Edward Meir.
South Korea's liberal leader Moon Jae-in took the oath of office as president on Wednesday.
Kim Byungki, Korea University, says the South Korean president has shown strong signs that he will be pursuing a new relationship with North Korea.
*Trump fires FBI director, igniting political firestorm. President Donald Trump abruptly dismissed FBI Director James Comey. "We think that gold's slide could perhaps extend to $1,180 to $1,200, an area of good technical support," said INTL FCStone analyst Edward Meir.
President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, but expectations of a U.S. interest rate hike in June kept bullion prices under pressure. President Donald Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey in a move that shocked Washington. In an interview with Sky News on Tuesday, Pyongyang's ambassador to the United Kingdom, Choe Il, said North Korea is ready...
TOKYO, May 10- The dollar slid on Wednesday and the perceived safe-haven yen gained after U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey in a move that shocked Washington. Rekindled fears that North Korea could be gearing up for another weapons test also underpinned the yen.
Scott Seaman of Eurasia Group says the latest rhetoric from North Korea is in line with what they have said in the past and did not pose new risks.
*China's Hunchun named as "One Belt, One Road" city. *Strategic location wedged between North Korea and Russia. HUNCHUN, China, May 10- In August, 2014, planners in the northeastern Chinese city of Hunchun argued in state media that it should be included in the "One Belt, One Road" project, Beijing's vision laid out the previous year of a new Silk Road across Asia to Europe.
Three experts downplayed a threat Tuesday from North Korea's U.K. ambassador to destroy U.S. strategic assets.
A South Korean fund traded in the U.S. jumped Tuesday after exit polls showed a liberal candidate won the presidential election.
President Donald Trump is alienating the critical U.S. ally and trading partner at precisely the wrong time.
South Koreans went to the polls on Tuesday, in an election that may have already swayed under bombastic rhetoric from U.S. President Donald Trump.
If Moon Jae-in is elected, he is likely to favor proactive diplomacy with North Korea, says Duyeon Kim, visiting senior fellow at the Korean Peninsula Future Forum.
Russia might be looking to benefit from the nuclear standoff between North Korea and the rest of the world, according to a new report from intelligence firm Stratfor.
PYONGYANG/ SEOUL, May 8- From carrot-flavoured toothpaste and charcoal facemasks to motorcycles and solar panels, visitors to North Korea say they are seeing more and more locally made products in the isolated country's shops and supermarkets, replacing mostly Chinese imports. The majority of consumer products in North Korea still come from China.
As cracks deepen in the decades-old friendship between China and North Korea, Russian President Vladimir Putin stands ready to fill Beijing's shoes.