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    • US Congress Report Suspects Loose Chinese Sanctions on N. Korea
      [International] : A bipartisan U.S. congressional panel suspects Beijing is not implementing sanctions on North Korea as hard as it did in the past.  According to Bloomberg, the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission released an annual report Wednesday that said the Chinese government “appears to ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-11-14
    • Moon Meets Putin, Highlights Peace Process on Korean Peninsula
      [International] : President Moon Jae-in says he expects prospective summit meetings between the two Koreas, and North Korea and the U.S. will bring "significant progress" on the denuclearization and peace-building process.  Moon made the remark in a summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-11-14
    • Japan, N. Korea Reportedly Had High-Level Contact in Mongolia
      [International] : North Korea and Japan reportedly held a high-level meeting in Mongolia amid speculation regarding a possible bilateral summit.  Fuji News Network said that Shigeru Kitamura, head of Japan's Cabinet Intelligence and Research Office, contacted a senior North Korean official in Mongolia last ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-11-14
    • Trump Dismisses NYT Report, Tries to Keep Talks Going with N. Korea
      [Politics] : Anchor: U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that his administration was aware of the undeclared North Korean missile bases revealed by U.S. researchers. Trump wrote on his Twitter that the story in the New York Times concerning North Korea developing missile bases is "inaccurate," calling it "just more ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-11-14
    • Two Koreas to Hold Talks on Aviation Cooperation Friday
      [Inter-Korea] : The Unification Ministry says South and North Korea will hold working-level talks on aviation cooperation at their liaison office in Gaeseong on Friday. The North is said to have proposed holding the meeting.  An official at the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said Wednesday that no ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-11-14
    • US Expresses Discontent over Report on N. Korean Missile Bases
      [Politics] : The U.S. State Department has expressed discontent over a U.S. think tank's report that it identified undeclared missile bases in North Korea.  Researchers at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a prominent Washington think tank, said on Monday that satellite imagery had found 13 missile ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-11-14
    • Pence, Abe Reaffirm Continued Sanctions on N. Korea
      [International] : U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday reaffirmed the need to keep sanctions on North Korea to achieve its denuclearization. In a joint news conference after talks in Tokyo, Pence said that the U.S. will continue to put diplomatic and economic pressure on North ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-11-13
    • N. Korean Officials to Visit S. Korea Wednesday for Int’l Peace Forum
      [Inter-Korea] : A group of senior North Korean officials will visit South Korea on Wednesday for a four-day trip to attend an international peace forum in Gyeonggi Province.  The seven-member delegation is set to arrive at Incheon International Airport Wednesday afternoon to attend an international forum on peace ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-11-13
    • Trump Says He Knows about N. Korea’s Hidden Missile Bases
      [Politics] : U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that his administration was aware of undeclared North Korean missile bases revealed by U.S. researchers. Trump wrote on Twitter that the story in the New York Times concerning North Korea developing missile bases is "inaccurate," calling it "just more fake news." He ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-11-13
    • Kremlin: Putin-Kim Jong-un Summit Unlikely in Near Future
      [International] : Russian President Vladimir Putin has no plans to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in the near future.  That's according to Putin press secretary Dmitry Peskov as quoted by Russia’s TASS news agency. There had been speculation that Putin might meet Kim in Vladivostok while returning from ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-11-13
    • Bolton: Trump Ready for 2nd Summit with Kim Jong-un
      [International] : U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton says President Donald Trump is ready for a second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.  Bolton told reporters in Singapore Washington also remains opposed to China’s unilateral military steps in the South China Sea, adding the pace of U.S. ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-11-13
    • China Orders Firms Not to Send Money to N. Korea
      [International] : There are indications China may be taking a harder line toward trade with North Korea. A source in Shenyang says Chinese authorities have alerted Chinese business people doing trade with North Korea never to send money to the North, although investment discussions are permissible. The same source says ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-11-13
    • S. Korea Downplays Report on North’s Missile Bases
      [Politics] : Anchor: A new report by U.S. researchers describes in detail a series o well-maintained North Korean missile bases in operation.  Experts say the report highlights the need for a concrete and specific agreement to turn North Korean denuclearization from a wish into a reality.  Kim Bum-soo has ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-11-13
    • Abe-Pence Agree to Work Toward Denuclearization of N. Korea, Reducing Trade Imbalance
      [Politics] : Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence have agreed to work together toward the denuclearization of North Korea and achieving a "free and open" Indo-Pacific region, a vision advocated by Abe. Following their meeting in Tokyo Tuesday, Pence said the U.S. and Japan will maintain ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-11-13
    • Top Office Downplays CSIS Report
      [Politics] : The presidential office has downplayed a U.S. think tank’s report that it identified at least 13 out of an estimated 20 undeclared missile operating bases inside North Korea. Presidential Spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom told reporters on Tuesday that South Korean and U.S. intelligence authorities are ...[more...] ... read more
      Source: KBS EnglishPublished on 2018-11-13