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BOK holds rates, dissenter seen boosting chances of policy tightening

12 Jul 2018

SEOUL South Korea's central bank held its base rate steady on Thursday, as expected, but one board member's dissenting vote may have raised the odds of a rate hike in coming months as major peers tighten monetary policy.

U.S. forces chief says South Korea paid for 90 percent of biggest overseas base

29 Jun 2018

PYEONGTAEK, South Korea The chief of the U.S. military forces commended South Korea for shouldering nearly all the cost of building the largest U.S. overseas military base, in a speech at the formal opening of the new headquarters in Pyeongtaek. | Video

North Korea, China discuss 'true peace', denuclearisation - KCNA

20 Jun 2018

SEOUL/BEIJING North Korea's Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping came to an understanding on issues discussed at a summit of the two leaders, including denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, the North's state media said on Wednesday. | Video

North Korea, China discuss 'true peace', denuclearization: KCNA

20 Jun 2018

SEOUL North Korea's Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping came to an understanding on issues that were discussed at a summit between the two leaders, including denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, the North's state media said on Wednesday.

Pompeo says North Korea sanctions to remain until complete denuclearisation

14 Jun 2018

SEOUL/BEIJING Tough sanctions will remain on North Korea until its complete denuclearisation, the U.S. secretary of state said on Thursday, apparently contradicting the North's view that the process agreed at this week's summit would be phased and reciprocal. | Video

North Korean state media hails Kim-Trump summit success

13 Jun 2018

SEOUL U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were splashed across North Korea's official party newspaper on Wednesday as state media hailed Tuesday's historic summit between the two men.

North Korean state media hails Kim-Trump summit success

13 Jun 2018

SEOUL U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were splashed across North Korea's official party newspaper on Wednesday as state media hailed Tuesday's historic summit between the two men.

Read all about it: North Korea state media plasters front pages with leader's Singapore trip

12 Jun 2018

SEOUL Just hours after Kim Jong Un wrapped up a surprise evening sightseeing tour of Singapore on Monday, the North Korean newspaper Rodong Sinmun crammed its front page with photographs snapped of the reclusive leader.

Read all about it: North Korea state media plasters front pages with leader's Singapore trip

12 Jun 2018

SEOUL Just hours after Kim Jong Un wrapped up a surprise evening sightseeing tour of Singapore on Monday, the North Korean newspaper Rodong Sinmun crammed its front page with photographs snapped of the reclusive leader.

Read all about it: North Korea state media plasters front pages with leader's Singapore trip

12 Jun 2018

SEOUL, June 12 Just hours after Kim Jong Un wrapped up a surprise evening sightseeing tour of Singapore on Monday, the North Korean newspaper Rodong Sinmun crammed its front page with photographs snapped of the reclusive leader.

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