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S. Korea, US, Japan defense officials discuss response to NK missile threat

Senior defense officials from South Korea, the United States and Japan on Wednesday condemned North Korea's recent ballistic missile launches and agreed to coordinate on how to deal with its provocat...

Updated : 2017.03.08 11:12

White House: THAAD deployment 'national security matter' for S. Korea, Japan

The deployment of the US THAAD missile defense system is a "national security matter" for South Korea, the White House said Tuesday, reaffirming it would go ahead as scheduled despite China's protest...

Updated : 2017.03.08 10:19

Tillerson to visit Korea next week

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit South Korea next week in his first trip to the region that will also take him to Japan and China, the State Department announced Tuesday. Trillerson wi...

Updated : 2017.03.08 10:16

China threatens more retaliation as Seoul, Washington start THAAD deployment

China on Tuesday threatened counteractions against South Korea and the US' deployment of the high-tech defense system THAAD which started this week. Earlier in the day, South Korea's Ministry of Nat...

Updated : 2017.03.07 17:58

Trump agrees to work with S. Korea, Japan to show N. Korea 'very dire consequences'

US President Donald Trump agreed Monday to work with South Korea and Japan to show North Korea "very dire consequences" for its provocative actions, the White House said. Trump reached the agreement...

Updated : 2017.03.07 12:02

S. Korea, Japan defense chiefs warn NK over missile provocation

The defense chiefs of South Korea and Japan vowed Tuesday to ensure North Korea "pays the price" for its provocations, one day after it test-fired four ballistic missiles toward the East Sea, the def...

Updated : 2017.03.07 10:26

S. Korea, US, Japan request emergency meeting of UN Security Council over NK missile launches

South Korea, the United States and Japan requested an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss North Korea's latest missile launches, officials said Monday. The council is likely to h...

Updated : 2017.03.07 10:14

Malaysia embraces automation, welcomes Korean expertise in manufacturing

KUALA LUMPUR -- In the age of automation, Malaysia is making a wholesale transformation of its industrial landscapes and boosting its global competitiveness, according to the country’s top investmen...

Updated : 2017.03.06 19:17

Malaysia’s halal cosmetics vie to go global

KUALA LUMPUR -- Being a Muslim, Suraiya Hanafi prays twice during the workday, for which she has to cleanse her face of makeup. Suraiya is CEO of Tropika, a cosmetics firm in Malaysia that produces ...

Updated : 2017.03.06 19:03

ASEAN abounds with treasures at golden jubilee

Recalling the tropical allures of Bali, an Indonesian island with turquoise blue sea, silken beaches, volcanic mountains and serene rice fields, Kim Young-sun describes his past ambassadorship with a...

Updated : 2017.03.06 18:34

S. Korea to blast N. Korea for use of banned chemical at OPCW meeting

South Korea plans to bring up North Korea's recent use of the lethal VX nerve agent in the assassination of its leader's half brother in a bid to draw international attention to the North's chemical ...

Updated : 2017.03.06 16:07

Security advisers of S. Korea, US hold phone talks over NK missile

South Korea hastened coordination with the United States and Japan on Monday after the North fired four missiles toward the East Sea. Kim Kwan-jin, chief of South Korea's National Security Office, h...

Updated : 2017.03.06 11:58

Seoul likely to push diplomatic isolation of Pyongyang

South Korea is likely to intensify its push for the diplomatic isolation of North Korea by seeking suspension of its memberships at such global bodies as the UN, as condemnation grows over its contin...

Updated : 2017.03.06 11:54

S. Korea condemns Pyongyang's missile provocations, warns of consequences

South Korea strongly condemned the North's latest missile provocation on Monday, calling it a clear violation of UN Security Council resolutions and a grave threat both to the peninsula and the world...

Updated : 2017.03.06 11:52

S. Korea condemns N. Korea's launch of 4 ballistic missiles

South Korea's unification ministry on Monday strongly condemned North Korea for launching four ballistic missiles, saying that the move constitutes a blatant violation of relevant UN Security Council...

Updated : 2017.03.06 11:34