President Donald Trump at the White House on April 26 to discuss trade and efforts to contain North Korea's nuclear program, a U.S. official said on Wednesday. Japan's foreign and defense ministers will meet with their U.S. counterparts in Washington on Friday, the U.S. State Department said. Trump has touted his good relationship with Abe, which has seen closer...
Major Asia Pacific markets closed lower on Thursday, with Indonesia's benchmark index bucking the overall trend as stocks jumped on election hopes. Meanwhile, investors looked to signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks.
The latest revelation comes less than two months after the collapse of nuclear talks between Trump and Kim in Vietnam.
North Korea's cyber capabilities and financial networks pose a threat to Southeast Asia's growing, yet vulnerable, cryptocurrency sector, according to British defense and security think tank Royal United Services Institute.
Stephan Haggard of UC San Diego's Korea-Pacific Program says the U.S. is likely to be "much more cautious" in the way it approaches a third Trump-Kim summit.
Robert Kelly, a professor at Pusan National University, says there may be a third Trump-Kim summit for "political" reasons. He also says it would require major "presidential initiative" from President Donald Trump in order for him to play a role in revolutionizing inter-Korean relations.
In one of the biggest leadership shake-ups in years, North Korea named a new nominal head of state and a new premier, and gave leader Kim Jong Un a new title, state media reported on Friday.
President Donald Trump on Thursday expressed a willingness to hold a third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un but said in talks with South Korean President Moon Jae- in that Washington would leave sanctions in place on Pyongyang. *European Union countries gave initial clearance on Thursday to start formal trade talks with the United States, EU sources...
Trump and Moon, in the Oval Office, discussed the possibility of Moon having an inter-Korean summit with Kim soon as a way to boost dialogue between the United States and North Korea on denuclearization. North Korea, which has suspended nuclear tests and missile launches, has been pressing for sanctions relief but has not taken meaningful steps toward...
UN sanctions are crushing North Korea's economy, which needs energy supplies. In crisis, Kim Jong Un is trying to develop alternative energy to keep his factories running.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country needs to deliver a "serious blow" to those imposing sanctions by ensuring its economy is more self-reliant, state media Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said on Thursday.
SEOUL, April 1- South Korean President Moon Jae- in said on Monday he hopes North Korea responds positively when he meets U.S. Speaking to his cabinet, Moon said he would use the April 11 summit in Washington to discuss restarting U.S.- North Korea talks, advancing a peace process and creating a "virtuous cycle" of improving relations with Pyongyang.
North Korea said Sunday it wants an investigation into a raid on its embassy in Spain last month, calling it a "grave terrorist attack" and an act of extortion that violates international law.
It was the first time that Trump had explicitly defined what he meant by denuclearization to Kim. A lunch between the leaders was canceled the same day.
While North Korea's Kim sought to praise the president and sideline his envoys, U.S. officials and allies worked to keep him from cutting a lopsided deal, NBC News reports.
HANOI, March 28- Bamboo Airways will buy 50 Airbus A321Neo planes, its chairman Trinh Van Quyet said on Thursday, as the Vietnamese carrier expands and begins international flights. Bamboo Airways, owned by property and leisure company FLC Group, plans to launch its first international flights late next month, initially to Japan, Singapore and South Korea, he said.
The U.S. and China have no choice but to conclude ongoing trade negotiations, most likely in the next month or so, former U.S. ambassador to China Max Baucus said Thursday.
Former U.S. Defense Secretary William Cohen says President Donald Trump is a "disruptive force" in politics, and his inconsistency could undermine his administration.
President Donald Trump on Friday said he has decided against imposing new large-scale sanctions on North Korea in a confusing tweet that seemed to imply he was reversing measures against two Chinese shipping companies, a U.S. administration source familiar with the matter said. But there were no new U.S. sanctions on North Korea announced on Friday, leading...
President Donald Trump on Friday reversed North Korea- related sanctions announced by the U.S. Treasury that additional large-scale Sanctions would be added to those already existing Sanctions on North Korea, "Trump tweeted from his Florida resort of Mar-a-Lago. There were no new U.S. sanctions on North Korea announced on Friday and Trump was apparently...