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Reporter : Kim Jae-kyoung
Mon, February 26, 2024 | 16:00
Trump worried over Seoul's leniency with Pyongyang
U.S. President Donald Trump is aiming to gain leverage in orchestrating talks with North Korea by tying a renegotiated trade deal with South Korea to Pyongyang's denuclearization, analysts said Monday.They said that Trump is concerned that President Moon Jae-in and his administration will be too lenient with the reclusive regime and that Seoul will take the lead in talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
Revival of one-man rule shifts power in Asia
The geopolitical balance in Northeast Asia is undergoing a gradual transition.The shift is being driven by a mixture of two forces _ U.S. President Donald Trump's America First strategy and the revival of one-man rule in Russia and China.The re-election of Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping is fanning worries of another Cold War in Asia as conflict is growing between the U.S. and ...
Seoul lags behind major cities in 'lifestyle'
Seoul is considered one of the leading innovative cities in the world but is lagging behind its global peers in “lifestyle” and “investment,” a recent survey showed. The survey results suggest Seoul should foster top global universities and house top-end global hotels to become a more popular destination among wealthy investors.
Trump seeks dual goals by tapping Bolton, Pompeo
U.S. President Donald Trump is aiming to achieve two goals through his recent picks for hawkish national security adviser and secretary of state, American experts on North Korea said, Monday.
Seoul lags behind major cities in 'lifestyle'
Seoul is considered one of the leading innovative cities in the world but is lagging behind its global peers in “lifestyle” and “investment,” a latest survey showed.
China's reform signals bigger troubles for Korean firms
Over the past week, China has gained global attention after it erased presidential term limits from its constitution, paving the way for Chinese President Xi Jinping to stay in power indefinitely.
Seoul needs 'non-Washington diplomacy'
South Korea should strengthen its diplomacy to local actors outside Washington to cut a win-win deal from Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) renegotiations and steel tariff talks, U.S. trade experts said Sunday.
Korea urged to join revived TPP trade pact
South Korea should speed up its move to join a multilateral Pacific trade pact signed by 11 regional nations to cushion the blow from a potential trade war, analysts said Sunday.
'Triple whammy' hits Korean economy
The Korean economy faces a rocky road ahead, with its exports expected to dwindle in the coming years, due to a “triple whammy” from abroad.These are: a trade war initiated by the United States, China's policy shift toward “quality growth” from the old quantitative growth model, and the emergence of larger multilateral trade pacts.
What is behind Kim's denuclearization offer?
North Korea is likely to demand the U.S. withdraws its troops from South Korea in return for Pyongyang giving up its nuclear weapons, according to a former special adviser to the U.S. State Department.