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[INTERVIEW] 'North Korea needs economic reform to survive'
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un should pursue economic reforms to rehabilitate the isolated country's moribund economy, according to William Brown, a Washington-based North Korea expert, Sunday.
'North Korea's denuclearization becomes less likely'
The prospects for North Korea denuclearization negotiations have become pessimistic as the United States is turning more lenient toward the reclusive regime.
What's on Kim Jong-un's mind?
More than one month has passed since the historic Singapore summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The two leaders signed a landmark agreement on complete denuclearization of North Korea but so far little progress has been made. One month is too short a period to see meaningful progress but Pyongyang's lukewarm attitude has raised ques...
Trade war may hamper denuclearization
Amid the tit-for-tat trade dispute between the United States and China, there are brewing concerns that the duel could turn into a long-lasting, full-blown war negatively affecting the denuclearization of North Korea.
Korea faces manufacturing exodus
Korea is facing a massive outflow of major local manufacturers as they are rushing to expand overseas investments and build new factories abroad. This is in response to the government's unfriendly business policies coupled with rising tariff pressure caused by U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionist measures. Given rising labor costs and a deepening trade war between the ...
[INTERVIEW] Spreading peace through taekwondo
“Peace is more precious than triumph.” This is not the message from Pope Francis to the world but from World Taekwondo (WT) President Choue Chung-won to ramp up efforts to tackle the refugee crisis across the world.
US-China trade war may give Moon negotiation leverage
President Moon Jae-in should capitalize on opportunities created by a trade war between the U.S. and China during his state visit to India and Singapore, analysts said Sunday.
'Kim Jong-un is sincere about denuclearization'
Skepticism about North Korea's complete denuclearization still prevails both at home and abroad.
'Forex act' may boost inter-Korean projects
Exploiting Korea's Foreign Exchange Transaction Act could pave the way for the two Koreas to bolster economic cooperation, said Tony Michell, a Seoul-based specialist on the Korean Peninsula.
Korea should emulate Singapore's diplomacy
SINGAPORE - South Korea needs to emulate Singapore's foreign policies and diplomatic strategies to become a stronger country, according to South Korean Ambassador to Singapore Ahn Young-jip.
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