While U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly dismissed North Korea’s series of missiles in recent months as being short-range and “very standard”,… reports indicate advancements in North Korea’s arsenal. For more on this Lee Seung-jae reports. Since May,… North Korea has fired off at least 18 missiles. However, despite the… Continue Reading N. Korea’s missile technology threatens U.S. bases in S. Korea, Japan: NYT

our top story today amid stalled denuclearization talks between Pyongyang and Washington the United States has imposed sanctions on several shipping companies for providing oil shipments to North Korea Pyongyang hit back claiming that expectations for talks with Washington are kote disappearing our Kimia song starts us off the Trump… Continue Reading U.S. Treasury issues sanctions over alleged fuel shipments to N.Korea

Japan’s Defense Ministry has made a record-high defense budget proposal for next year as the abba administration seeks to heighten Japan’s defense capability to counter threats from North Korea and China according to local media the ministry has requested a budget of fifty point three billion u.s. dollars for the… Continue Reading Japan sets sights on record US$50.3 billion defense budget

a senior US official says he hopes South Korea would change its mind about scrapping the military information sharing pact with Japan also known as Chi Sonia before the deal officially comes to an end in November the AFP reported on Tuesday citing an unnamed American official that there will… Continue Reading U.S. hopes S. Korea will reconsider ending GSOMIA with Japan before it officially …

South Korea’s top diplomat says the withdrawal decision was made separately two considerations over Seoul’s alliance with Washington Kang jung-ho made the remarks late Thursday upon her arrival back from Beijing where she held talks with her Japanese counterparts with neither side budging on their trade spat the decision came… Continue Reading GSOMIA termination, separate from S. Korea-U.S. alliance: FM

now perhaps choosing its words carefully as all the related players continue to digest this huge news the United States has expressed its disappointment and concern over South Korea’s decision to withdraw from its military Intel sharing pact with Japan can hyeongyu with the details US Secretary of State Mike… Continue Reading U.S. expresses disappointment over S. Korea’s decision to withdraw from military information …

the United States has decided to sell seven point six billion US dollars worth of f-16 V fighter jets to Taiwan according to The Wall Street Journal on Friday local time the US State Department informed related congressional committees that the US would sell 66 f-16 V fighter jets to… Continue Reading U.S. State Dept. to sell 66 advanced F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan

well following on from the report the intense fun trade war between China in the US is prompting Chinese consumers to boycott products made by US firms including Apple’s iPhone those switching are largely choosing hallway smartphones to assure their support for the Chinese firm that they see as being… Continue Reading ‘Boycott Apple’ Movement grows in China as U.S. goes after Huawei

iran’s Foreign Ministry says it hopes South Korea will not join a us-led military coalition for maritime security in the Strait of Hormuz that’s according to a ministry spokesperson in an interview with seoul-based Yonhap news agency which came after defense talks were held between Seoul and Washington on Friday… Continue Reading Iran hopes S. Korea will not join U.S.-led military coalition in Strait of Hormuz

North Korea has officially described the latest missiles it launched on Saturday as a “new weapons system” that has a tactical character different from the regime’s existing weapons systems. Experts say the North’s latest weapons resemble tactical missiles systems used by the U.S. Army. Kim Hyo-sun has more. North Korea’s… Continue Reading N. Korea’s latest tactical weapon resembles U.S. Army’s tactical missiles system, ATACMS