Time to restart Six-Party Talks on NK nukes - Global Times

China has announced it would ban all coal imports from North Korea until the end of the year, which shows Beijing's resolve to implement UN Security Council resolutions punishing North Korea over its nuclear program. It is now time for the US and South ...

Russia drafts new sanctions against North Korea after latest ballistic missile test - The Independent

Russia has drafted new sanctions against North Korea banning the sale of helicopters and ships to the reclusive Communist state. The crackdown comes after Pyongyang's latest ballistic missile test earlier this month when it launched a Musudan-type ...

Six-Party Talks a guarantee of regional peace - Global Times

The Chinese commerce ministry and General Administration of Customs announced Saturday that China would suspend coal import from North Korea on Sunday until the end of this year to implement the UN Security Council Resolution 2321. It is not the first ...

South Korea's Impossible Bargain: China Trade or US Protection - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

SEONGJU, South Korea—It is no small irony that U.S.-China rivalry at the outset of the Trump era is playing out on—of all places—a golf course hidden in pine-covered mountains around here. Or that just weeks into his term, Donald Trump has already ...

Kim Jong-un's hacker army may step up cybercrime to offset losses incurred from China's coal ban - International Business Times UK

Experts believe that Pyongyang's elite state-sponsored hacker unit may be put to work to generate revenue. India Ashok. By India Ashok. February 21, 2017 10:24 GMT. North Korea hacking Pyongyang reportedly has a 6,800-strong hacker unit, which has ...

A Photo Journal: North Korea - Redbrick

There are no illusions when you visit North Korea that you will be on a 'propaganda tour'. And I felt as though it was important to go there with an open mind but also a healthy amount of scepticism. North Korea, more than anywhere else in the world ...

People's Party may soften stance on THAAD - Korea Times

The second largest opposition People's Party is in a heated debate over whether to drop its opposition to the planned deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery on South Korean soil. The party adopted its official stance ...

Understanding China's behavioral dynamics on N. Korea - Korea Times

When China makes a certain move on North Korea, by a rule of the thumb, it is not about North Korea. It is about the United States. Grasping and appreciating this psychology is important in engaging China. China announced that it would suspend coal ...

China move puts onus on US in N. Korea impasse: experts - Yahoo News

China's snap decision to halt North Korean coal imports -– a key economic lifeline for Pyongyang –- has a broader motive aimed at shaping Donald Trump's as yet undefined policy towards the North's rogue nuclear arms programme, experts say. North Korea ...