Top diplomats of S. Korea, Japan meet ahead of Moon-Abe summit

now in related news the top diplomats of South Korea and Japan sat down for talks in Chengdu on Tuesday ahead of the bilateral summit that’s going to take place between their leaders scheduled for this afternoon officials say Seoul’s foreign minister Kang gangwar and her Japanese counterparts Toshi Mitsui Motegi met to coordinate the […]

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Top diplomats of S. Korea, Japan to meet ahead of bilateral summit

the top diplomats of Seoul and Tokyo will meet Tuesday on jung-hwa and her Japanese counterpart Toshi Mitsui Motegi will be coordinating the agenda for the bilateral summit between their leaders scheduled for the afternoon the ministers will also discuss matters of mutual interest including Tokyo’s export curbs as well as Seoul’s top court ruling […]

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Moon, Abe to meet on Dec. 24 on sidelines of trilateral summit in China

the leaders of South Korea and Japan will be sitting down for a summit meeting in China on the 24th of December it’s far from clear however whether they’ll be able to make any progress in resolving the issues that have caused tensions to spike in recent months Shin Semin reports president moon jae-in will […]

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U.S. Senate passes US$ 738 bil. defense policy bill, Trump expected to sign

but the US Senate has passed one of the most expensive defense bills in history meaning the almost 740 billion u.s. budget just needs present from signature to become law on Tuesday the Senate voted overwhelmingly eighty six to eight and the capacity bipartisan defense policy bill giving present Trump the opportunity to sign a […]

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S. Korean gov’t outlines economic policy direction for 2020

this year Korea’s GDP is expected to grow by about 2% held down by a slowing global economy and the uncertainties like the us-china trade war which has hurt Korea’s exports fewer downside risks in 2020 though so in its policy direction for next year the government’s expecting growth to rise kim moosung reports the […]

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[NEWS IN-DEPTH] South Korea’s diplomatic battle

South Korea faces a critical crossroads this month with three major diplomatic and security issues involving North Korea the u.s. and Japan waiting to be resolved it’s an uphill battle for Seoul in all fronts with progress or North Korea’s denuclearization virtually stalled defense cost-sharing negotiations with Washington’s shaking the core of the South korea-us […]

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Trump administration hails ‘phase-one’ trade deal with China, reached after prolonged trade war

impeachment in the house appears to be looming but that’s not enough to stop the back-slapping going on in the White House right now senior US officials are hailing the so-called phase 1 trade deal reached with China late last week as a great success of the American economy president Trump’s chief economic advisor is […]

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Preliminary candidate registration begins in S. Korea for April 2020 general elections

South Korea’s election watchdog has started taking preliminary registrations from those seeking to run in next year’s April 15th general elections candidates can submit their registrations between now and March 25th of next year and those who have signed up will be able to conditionally begin their election campaign however this time candidates are jumping […]

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Exit polls predict strong Tory win after UK votes on “Brexit Election”

now it’s been dubbed the brexit election on Thursday millions of Brits headed to the polls and a snap general election the third in the space of just five years in the UK is expected to set the direction of Britain’s departure from the European Union the polls closed just a few hours ago now […]

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Asian, European diplomats urge N. Korea to abide by denuclearization commitments

meanwhile Asian and European nations have urged North Korea with one voice to uphold its promise to denuclearize they say by abandoning its nuclear arsenal the regime could make the world a much safer place our Eason J house’s story the 53 foreign ministers attending the 14th awesome foreign ministers meeting in Madrid have agreed […]

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