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North Korean Coal, Iron Smuggled to the South via Russia

Three South Koreans illegally imported North Korean coal and iron via Russia in violation of sanctions, exposing a crack in the U.S.-led campaign to cut off trade with Pyongyang......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 10th, 2018

South Korea: North Korean coal entered its ports illegally

South Korea said a total of 35,000 tons of North Korean coal and pig iron worth $5.8 million illegally entered its ports last year, in possible violations of UN sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 10th, 2018

For Leverage Against U.S., North Korea"s Kim Seeks Help From Old Friends

South Korea’s president said he expects North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to meet with the leaders of Russia and China soon, as Pyongyang turns to two old backers ahead of a possible second summit with President Trump......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 8th, 2018

Despite Warning From U.S., North Korean Coal Slipped Into South

A coal shipment that arrived in South Korea last fall exposed a gap in the global effort to enforce sanctions on Pyongyang......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 13th, 2018

South Korea seeks progress on denuclearization, proposes East Asian railroad community with China, Japan, Russia, and US

A third summit between North Korean leader Kim Jo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 15th, 2018

South Korea Suspects 9,000 Tons of North Korean Coal Made It Into the Country

Seoul is looking for the suspected North Korean coal that entered its ports last year despite a ban on such shipments, in what would be another example of Pyongyang exploiting gaps in the U.S.-led sanctions regime......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 18th, 2018

South Korea Isn’t Lifting North Korean Sanctions—Yet

South Korean leadership backtracked statements that.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 11th, 2018

Will North Korea Take Over South Korea?

Authored by Gordon Chang via The Gatestone Institute, Throughout his visit to North Korea, South Korean President.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 26th, 2018

How Kim Jong Un May Have Kickstarted Nuclear Talks: QuickTake

At a landmark summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang in September, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un offered to shutter his Yongbyon nuclear site -- if the U.S. takes unspecified “corresponding measures.” The gesture was design.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 21st, 2018

16 pictures show North Korea"s grand performance at the Mass Games, where South Korea"s president gave his first speech directly to North Koreans

Pyeongyang Press Corps/Reuters South Korean .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 20th, 2018

Kim Jong-un and South Korea"s Moon Jae-in visited North Korea"s tallest peak, the latest sign peace talks are making progress

Getty On the third and final day of his trip to North Korea on Thursday, South Korean President Moon Jae-in was treated to a trip most South Koreans can only dream of.  North Korean leader Kim Jo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 20th, 2018

Korean Leaders Take Diplomacy to New Heights

The leaders of North and South Korea stood atop a volcano, smiling and joining hands, ending a three-day summit heavy on symbolism with a pilgrimage to the 9,000-foot peak where the first Korean kingdom is reputed to have been founded......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 20th, 2018

The US looks like the third-wheel after North Korea and South Korea agree to take steps toward denuclearization

Korean Broadcasting System/AP South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to make several steps towards denuclearization to promote "a lan.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 19th, 2018

Kim to visit Seoul as North, South Korea agree to steps toward peace

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit South Korea in the near future as the two countries announced steps t.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 19th, 2018

Samsung"s billionaire chief is heading to North Korea

Jay Y. Lee, the leader of Samsung's giant business empire, will visit North Korea this week with the South Korean president......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 18th, 2018

South Korean and North Korean leaders meet for their third and possibly most challenging summit

Pyeongyang Press Corps via Reuters South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in North Korea.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 18th, 2018

North and South Korea Kick Off Three-Day Summit in Pyongyang

Moon Jae-in became the first South Korean president to visit Pyongyang in more than a decade. He wants Kim Jong Un to resume diplomacy with President Trump......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 18th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Leaders of North and South Korea kick off 3-day summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in Pyongyang on Tuesday to a lively welcoming party that included North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, kicking off a three-day summit aimed at reviving a diplomatic process that has stalled.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 17th, 2018

North Korean Defector Protests Seoul"s Sidelining of Human-Rights Abuses

Ji Seong-ho says South Korea’s government isn’t making the violations under Kim Jong Un’s regime a priority ahead of this week’s inter-Korean summit......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 17th, 2018

Samsung"s billionaire chief is headed to North Korea

Jay Y. Lee, the leader of Samsung's giant business empire, will visit North Korea this week with the South Korean president......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 17th, 2018

Why Samsung"s billionaire chief is headed to North Korea

The leader of Samsung's sprawling business empire will visit North Korea this week along with the heads of other top South Korean corporations......»»

Category: topSource: moneySep 17th, 2018