Daily Archive: September 1, 2019

U.S. says it is ready for talks despite N. Korea’s warning

WASHINGTON– The United States is ready to hold talks with North Korea, the State Department said Saturday, after the communist nation warned that expectations for talks with the U.S. are disappearing and threatened to roll back denuclearization measur…

U.S. says it is ready for talks despite N. Korea’s warning

WASHINGTON– The United States is ready to hold talks with North Korea, the State Department said Saturday, after the communist nation warned that expectations for talks with the U.S. are disappearing and threatened to roll back denuclearization measur…

N. Korea’s FM unlikely to attend U.N. General Assembly

NEW YORK– North Korea’s top diplomat is unlikely to attend this year’s meeting of the U.N. General Assembly in a move that, if confirmed, would dash expectations for a meeting between him and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the sidelines.The No…

N. Korea’s FM unlikely to attend U.N. General Assembly

NEW YORK– North Korea’s top diplomat is unlikely to attend this year’s meeting of the U.N. General Assembly in a move that, if confirmed, would dash expectations for a meeting between him and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the sidelines.The No…

More Korean War remains discovered this year: ministry

SEOUL– The number of remains of soldiers believed to be killed during the 1950-53 Korean War and retrieved so far this year more than doubled from a year earlier, the defense ministry said Sunday. During the first phase of this year’s excavation proje…

More Korean War remains discovered this year: ministry

SEOUL– The number of remains of soldiers believed to be killed during the 1950-53 Korean War and retrieved so far this year more than doubled from a year earlier, the defense ministry said Sunday. During the first phase of this year’s excavation proje…

CFC to complete relocation outside Seoul by 2021: officials

SEOUL– South Korea and the United States are pushing to complete the relocation of their Combined Forces Command (CFC) headquarters out of Seoul by 2021, defense ministry officials said Sunday.The envisioned relocation is expected to be followed by So…

CFC to complete relocation outside Seoul by 2021: officials

SEOUL– South Korea and the United States are pushing to complete the relocation of their Combined Forces Command (CFC) headquarters out of Seoul by 2021, defense ministry officials said Sunday.The envisioned relocation is expected to be followed by So…

Moon set for trips to Thailand, Myanmar, Laos

SEOUL– South Korean President Moon Jae-in will open a busy tour of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos on Sunday, another key diplomatic undertaking in his campaign to broaden and deepen Seoul’s partnerships with the Southeast Asian bloc.The trip will make him…

S. Korea holds culture festival with Japan amid soured ties

SEOUL– Unabated by escalating diplomatic and trade rows, South Korean and Japanese citizens gathered in Seoul on Sunday to take part in an annual festival designed to share their cultures and facilitate exchanges.The 15th Korea-Japan Culture Festival …

Longtime NY Lawmaker, WWII Veteran Dies at 91

Former state Sen. Bill Larkin, a World War II veteran who served as a state lawmaker in New York for four decades, died Saturday. He was 91. His family announced the death Sunday, calling Larkin a “dedicated public servant, soldier and statesman.” Lar…