All posts tagged "US"

  • President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands during a trilateral summit with President Barack Obama at the U.S. embassy in The Hague. (Yonhap)
    US hopes for regular Park-Abe summit

    WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — The United States hopes to see South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hold talks on a regular basis, a senior American diplomat said, calling last week’s first summit between...

    • Posted November 5, 2015
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  • Workers urge Korean Americans to register to vote in March 3 municipal elections inside a Korean market. (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    [NY Times] Why are Asian Americans such loyal Democrats?

      In just two decades, Asian American support for the Democratic presidential candidate more than doubled, from the 31 percent Bill Clinton got in 1992 to the 73 percent cast for President Obama in...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • Senior North Korean Foreign Ministry official Jong Tong Hak poses before an interview with APTN in London, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015. North Korea says the United States needs to end its “nuclear blackmail“ and respond to Pyongyang's recent diplomatic overture to formally end the decades-old Korean conflict. Fighting ended in 1953 without a peace treaty, leaving North and South Korea still technically still at war. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
    N. Korea says bold action by US could open path to treaty

    LONDON (AP) — North Korea says the United States needs to end its “nuclear-based threats and blackmail” and respond to the North’s recent diplomatic overture to formally end the decades-old Korean conflict. Fighting ended in 1953 without...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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    Trump accuses S. Korea again of defense free ride in his new book

    WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has again accused South Korea of relying on the United States for defense against North Korea without paying anything to the American ally even as the country makes...

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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  • From left, U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, South Korean Defense Minister Han Min Koo and South Korean Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Lee Sun-jin salute during a welcome ceremony at the Defense Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Nov. 2, 2015. Carter called on North Korea to shrink and eventually eliminate its nuclear weapons program, while acknowledging during a visit Sunday to the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas that prospects for reconciling with the defiant North are dim. Ash Carter will attends at the 47th Security Consultative Meeting or SCM. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
    US, S. Korea pledge to strengthen defenses against N. Korea

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. and South Korea are pledging to strengthen their combined defenses against what they call threats by North Korea, but announced no specific new steps toward a long-delayed transfer of wartime...

    • Posted November 2, 2015
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    N. Korea is gravest threat to US interests: US gov’t think tank

    WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — North Korea poses the greatest threat to the United States, an annual Heritage Foundation report said Wednesday, warning that the communist nation likely has already mastered the technology to put a nuclear warhead on...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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    Daylight savings: Don’t forget to change your clocks on Nov. 1

    By Brian Han Who’s ready for an extra hour of sleep? At 2.a.m. on Nov. 1, daylight savings time will officially come to an end. The benefit of a little bit more shut-eye will come at the price...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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