History done

History done

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un has made his first-ever foreign trip as leader to meet China’s president in Beijing, the official Xinhua news agency confirmed this morning. At the invitation of Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Chinese president, Kim Jong... Continua »
Kim Jong Un makes surprise China visit

Kim Jong Un makes surprise China visit

Kim Jong Un has made a surprise visit to Beijing on his first known trip outside North Korea since taking power in 2011, three people with knowledge of the visit said yesterday. Further details of the visit, including how long Mr Kim would stay and who he would meet, were... Continua »
Making history?

Making history?

US president Donald Trump says Kim Jong-un offered talks on denuclearisation and promised to halt missile testing during negotiations. US President Donald Trump has said a deal with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un is “very much in the making,” a day after he revealed he agreed to meet the North Korean leader for face-to-face talks. “The deal... Continua »
Korean Demilitarized Zone: Life at the border

Korean Demilitarized Zone: Life at the border

A deafening silence greets visitors as they step out of the Freedom House after a briefing on the history of the Koreas and the war. A few steps away from the Military Demarcation Line that divides the two Koreas, the tension cuts through the air. Not far, on the northern... Continua »
North Korea to send team to Olympics in South Korea

North Korea to send team to Olympics in South Korea

North Korea has agreed to send a delegation of athletes, supporters and officials to next month’s Winter Olympics taking place in South Korea, as tensions on the divided peninsula continue to subside. South Korea’s Vice Unification Minister Chun Hae-sung confirmed Pyongyang’s participation in the Pyeongchang games on Tuesday 09/01 during the first high-level talks... Continua »