• Facebook Oct 19, 2019

    Seoul Police Up Security After Anti-US Rally at US Envoy Residence

    South Korean police said Saturday they beefed up security at the U.S. ambassador’s residence in Seoul after a group of anti-American students used ladders to break into the compound. They were protesting demands by the Trump administration that South Korea pay more to help cover the costs of keeping U.S. troops in the country. Officials from three Seoul police stations...

  • Donald Trump Aug 22, 2019

    Trump's Fake Accent Angers Asian Americans as They Veer Left

    When Amanda Berg heard reports that President Donald Trump mocked the accents of the leaders of South Korea and Japan at a recent fundraiser, it brought back painful memories from her childhood. Berg, a Korean American who grew up in Fort Collins, Colorado, recalled kids doing the “stereotypical pulling at the eyes and the mocking accent.” It made her feel...

  • Donald Trump Aug 16, 2019

    N. Korea Fires More Projectiles, Rules Out Talks With South

    North Korea on Friday bluntly criticized South Korean President Moon Jae-in for continuing to hold military exercises with the U.S. and his rosy comments on inter-Korean diplomacy, and said Pyongyang has no current plans to talk with Seoul. The statement by an unidentified government spokesman came hours before South Korea’s military detected two projectiles North Korea fired into the sea...

  • president Aug 12, 2019

    South Korea to Remove Japan From Preferred Trade List

    South Korea said Monday that it has decided to remove Japan from a list of nations receiving preferential treatment in trade in what was seen as a tit-for-tat move following Tokyo’s recent decision to downgrade Seoul’s trade status amid a diplomatic row. It wasn’t immediately clear how South Korea’s tightened export controls would impact bilateral trade. Seoul said South Korean...

  • Donald Trump Jul 24, 2019

    2 South Koreans, 15 Russians Held in North Korea After Boat Drifts

    Two South Koreans and 15 Russians have been held in North Korea for a week after their boat drifted into North Korean waters, Seoul officials said Wednesday. The crew members were aboard a Russia-flagged fishing boat when it was detained by North Korea on July 17, the Unification Ministry said in a statement. North Korea hasn’t responded to South Korea’s...

  • Donald Trump Jul 1, 2019

    Trump Becomes 1st Sitting US Leader to Enter North Korea

    “Ok, let’s do it.” With those words, a deliberate step and a pat on the arm of Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump became the first sitting American leader to step into North Korea on Sunday as the two made history at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone. The made-for-television moment was unthinkable just two years ago, when the men were...

  • Donald Trump Jun 29, 2019

    Rebuked by Many, Saudi Crown Prince Feted at G20 Summit

    For many he’s an international pariah, but you wouldn’t know it by the lavish reception Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has received at the G-20 summit this week. He beamed as he stood front and center, sandwiched between President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, for a group photo. He exchanged an impish grin as he sat...

  • Donald Trump Jun 30, 2019

    Rebuked by Many, Saudi Crown Prince Feted at G20 Summit

    For many he’s an international pariah, but you wouldn’t know it by the lavish reception Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has received at the G-20 summit this week. He beamed as he stood front and center, sandwiched between President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, for a group photo. He exchanged an impish grin as he sat...

  • Donald Trump Jun 27, 2019

    G-20 Summit: Trump in Japan for Talks on Trade, Iran, North Korea

    President Donald Trump began his most consequential overseas trip of the year on Thursday with a warm dinner with the prime minister of Australia, a friendly opening act before the impending gauntlet of negotiations on international crises, trade wars and a growing global to-do list. President Donald Trump began his most consequential overseas trip of the year on Thursday with...

  • Donald Trump Jun 26, 2019

    Seoul: US, N Korea in Talks to Set Up 3rd Trump-Kim Summit

    North Korean and U.S. officials are holding “behind-the-scenes talks” to arrange a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the fate of the North’s expanding nuclear arsenal, South Korea’s president said, four months after a second meeting between the leaders in Hanoi collapsed without any agreement. There have been no public meetings between...

  • Donald Trump May 21, 2019

    Packing His Bags: Trump Plans Jet-Setting Summer of Travel

    Four days in Tokyo. Then it’s off to see Queen Elizabeth before a jaunt to Normandy, France, and perhaps time in Ireland. A return trip to Japan? Why not. And throw in Seoul. Then it’s back to France for President Donald Trump for a summit with world leaders. The homebody president is preparing for a jet-setting summer of travel as...

  • Donald Trump May 7, 2019

    North Korea Tests New Missile — and Trump's Resolve

    North Korea appears to have tested a new short-range missile — and President Donald Trump’s resolve to keep it from doing more of the same in the future. The test early Saturday was quickly played down by Trump and his top advisers, who noted it was not the kind of long-range missile leader Kim Jong Un has refrained from launching...

  • Donald Trump Apr 13, 2019

    Kim Open to Another Summit With Trump, Offers Deadline

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he is open to a third summit with President Donald Trump, but set the year’s end as a deadline for Washington to offer mutually acceptable terms for an agreement to salvage the high-stakes nuclear diplomacy, the North’s state-run media said Saturday. Kim made the comments during a speech Friday at a session of...

  • Donald Trump Mar 29, 2019

    S. Korean Leader to Meet With Trump in US on Nuke Diplomacy

    South Korean President Moon Jae-in will travel to the United States in two weeks for a summit with President Donald Trump on stalemated North Korean nuclear diplomacy. It would be their first meeting since Trump’s second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi last month collapsed due to disputes on U.S.-led sanctions. The breakdown of that summit...

  • Donald Trump Feb 3, 2019

    US, South Korean Diplomats Meet Ahead of Trump-Kim Summit

    Senior U.S. and South Korean officials met Sunday to discuss an expected second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump’s special envoy for North Korea, Stephen Biegun, arrived in South Korea earlier amid reports that he’ll meet North Korean officials soon to work out details for the summit. Trump told CBS’ “Face the Nation”...

  • Donald Trump Jan 1, 2019

    Kim Jong Un Ready to Talk More With Trump But Says Not to Test North

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Tuesday he hopes to extend his high-stakes nuclear summitry with President Donald Trump into 2019, but also warned Washington not to test North Koreans’ patience with sanctions and pressure. During his televised New Year’s speech, Kim said he’s ready to meet with Trump at any time to produce an outcome “welcomed by the...

  • Donald Trump Jan 1, 2019

    Kim Jong Un Ready to Talk More With Trump But Says Not to Test North

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Tuesday he hopes to extend his high-stakes nuclear summitry with President Donald Trump into 2019, but also warned Washington not to test North Koreans’ patience with sanctions and pressure. During his televised New Year’s speech, Kim said he’s ready to meet with Trump at any time to produce an outcome “welcomed by the...

  • Donald Trump Dec 29, 2018

    Trump and China Loom Over a Tumultuous Year in Asia

    To judge by the stream of extraordinary images on the Korean Peninsula, you might think 2018 marked the beginning of an elusive peace in one of the world’s last vestiges of the Cold War. Just months after a barrage of threats of missile strikes and personal insults had many fearing the worst, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim...

  • Donald Trump Dec 11, 2018

    'The Guardians' Named Time's 2018 Person of the Year

    Time magazine unveiled its Person of the Year for 2018, honoring a group of journalists whose work has landed them in jail — or cost them their lives — “in the pursuit of greater truths.” The magazine’s editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal announced Time’s choice of “The Guardians and the War on Truth” on the “Today” show Tuesday, and revealed the four...

  • Donald Trump Dec 10, 2018

    Check Out Time's 2018 Person of the Year Shortlist

    President Donald Trump made the shortlist again for Time Magazine’s Person of the Year, which includes two other world leaders, a university professor, families torn apart and American royalty. Trump was named Time’s Person of the Year in 2016 and a runner-up in 2017. Each year, Time picks the person, group or concept that has most influenced the news and...

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