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China says it monitored defiant US bomber flights

China says it monitored defiant US bomber flights

Nov 27, – A Chinese Defense Ministry statement Wednesday said the planes were detected and monitored as they flew through the zone for two hours and 22 minutes. It said all aircraft flying through the zone would be monitored, but made no mention of a threat to take “defensive emergency measures” against noncompliant aircraft that […]

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Easing tensions North, South Korea set date for high-level talks

Easing tensions North, South Korea set date for high-level talks

June 10, AP Officials from both sides formally set the date for two-day high-level talks in the South Korean capital during marathon negotiations, the South’s Unification Ministry reported Monday. North and South Korea have agreed to hold senior-level talks this week in Seoul. The deal comes as a breakthrough of sorts after months of tensions […]

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China’s growing frustration with NKorea offers glimmer hope for US

China’s growing frustration with NKorea offers glimmer hope for US

June 6, WASHINGTON (AP) — There is no sign that the North Korean regime is in danger or that U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping will discuss that possibility when they meet this week in California. Any such talk would alarm North Korea if word got out. China’s growing frustration with longtime […]

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North Korea sends high-profile Military official to China

North Korea sends high-profile Military official to China

May 22, PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Choe Ryong Hae, a top Workers’ Party official and a vice marshal tasked with supervising the North Korean military, departed on a chartered Air Koryo flight with a political and military delegation. Chinese Ambassador Liu Hongcai was among the dignitaries on the tarmac for his departure.   North […]

May 22, 2013 | By More
SKorea spokesman fired over ‘disgraceful incident’

SKorea spokesman fired over ‘disgraceful incident’

South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye fired her chief spokesman because of what her office said Friday was a “disgraceful incident” during Park’s trip to the United States, in what could be a domestic blow after an otherwise widely praised appearance in Washington. Without elaborating, the presidential Blue House said on its […]

May 10, 2013 | By More
South Korea proposed official talks to reopen Kaesong factory zone

South Korea proposed official talks to reopen Kaesong factory zone

April 25, AP – South Korea said on Thursday it had proposed formal talks for work to be restarted at the factory zone, adding that the North should respond by Friday. “We officially propose talks between government authorities,” the South’s Unification Ministry Spokesman Kim Hyung-suk said at a press briefing. South Korea has demanded formal […]

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