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South Korean pop sensation BTS appeared at the United Nations on Monday on behalf of a UNICEF campaign focusing on youth development. [Read More]
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North Korea first lady Ri Sol Ju reportedly asked a South Korean magician visiting Pyongyang if he could "make her disappear" during the Korea summit... [Read More]
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North Korea has issued a series of commemorative stamps that include images of the mass games held to mark the country's 70th anniversary. [Read More]
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North Korea is running a seafood marketplace near its border with China and business is thriving, according to a South Korean press report. [Read More]
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The new North Korea ambassador to the United Nations presented his credentials to U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday. [Read More]
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South Korea coast guard has detained four Chinese boats that were engaged in "illegal fishing" in South Korea territorial waters near the country's southernmost Jeju... [Read More]
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong Un's visit to sacred Mount Paektu in North Korea is raising concerns in Japan. [Read More]
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The new North Korea ambassador to the United Nations presented his credentials to U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday. [Read More]
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Malaysian authorities have arrested former Prime Minister Najib Razak on charges of corruption and money laundering. [Read More]
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Cancer is taking its toll in South Korea, where a record number of people died of the disease in 2017, according to Seoul's statistics office. [Read More]
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South Korean intelligence agents connected to the framing of a defector on spying charges have been arrested and charged. [Read More]
Tags: South - Chinese - agents
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Japan is developing a hypersonic missile that could reach speeds of Mach-5 or higher, according to local reports. [Read More]
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Banning Taiwanese journalists from covering the 73rd United Nations General Assembly is an act of "unacceptable discrimination," a leading advocacy group said. [Read More]
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North Korea reportedly invited foreign media to a state-run cosmetics factory in Pyongyang -- but only Chinese state media had issued a report on Tuesday. [Read More]
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The first ladies of the two Koreas have been holding their own meetings on the sidelines of the third inter-Korea summit in Pyongyang -- and... [Read More]
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Kim Jong Un's sister Kim Yo Jong is emerging as a power player at the inter-Korea summits, according to South Korean press reports. [Read More]
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Footage of Swedish police actions against Chinese tourists at a Stockholm hostel is drawing strong online reactions in China. [Read More]
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China is accusing the Taiwanese government of spying on exchange students studying on the island. [Read More]
Tags: Taiwan - Chinese - China
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China endorsed the opening of an inter-Korea liaison office in North Korea on Monday. [Read More]
Tags: Beijing - China - Monday
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North Korea Premier Pak Pong Ju is directly inspecting major institutions around Pyongyang. [Read More]
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