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China and N Korea’s ‘blood alliance’ has complicated the chances of reunification

China and N Korea’s ‘blood alliance’ has complicated the chances of reunification

04-Mar-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s relationship with China has been historically described as akin to “lips and teeth”, in that the nations cannot function without each other. [...]
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Trump urged Kim to go ‘all in’ on nuclear poker: official

02-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump urged North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to go “all in” during their high-stakes nuclear negotiations but talks floundered amid differences [...]
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N Korea wanted sanctions lifted in exchange for partial nuclear plant closureUS official

N Korea wanted sanctions lifted in exchange for partial nuclear plant closureUS official

02-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea proposed closing part of its Yongbyon nuclear complex in exchange for the lifting of all UN sanctions except those directly targeting their weapons of mass [...]
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Crippling or bearable? The UN sanctions squeezing N. Korea

02-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un failed to produce a deal on Pyongyang’s nuclear programme, with the two sides at [...]
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Summit collapse clouds future of US-N Korea nuclear diplomacy

Summit collapse clouds future of US-N Korea nuclear diplomacy

02-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un collapsed on Thursday over sanctions, and the two sides gave conflicting accounts of [...]
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Measured N Korea media over failed summit signals Kim not about to walk away

02-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korean state media on Friday brushed over the lack of a summit deal for leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump, focusing on constructive talks and signalling [...]
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Pompeo says N Korea not clear on scope of closing Yongbyon facility

Pompeo says N Korea not clear on scope of closing Yongbyon facility

02-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that North Korea had asked for full sanctions lifting during a summit in Hanoi but lacked complete clarity on what it was [...]
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Undeterred by summit collapse, Moon vows closer North ties

Undeterred by summit collapse, Moon vows closer North ties

02-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Friday his government plans to discuss with the United States the possibility of restarting joint inter-Korean economic projects to [...]
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Korea to work with US and N Korea after failed nuclear talks

02-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea will work with the United States and North Korea to ensure they reach agreement on denuclearisation, the South’s president said on Friday, a day after talks [...]
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‘Remarkable progress’: N Korean media paints rosy picture of Kim Jong-un’s trip

02-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

North Korean media have reported Kim Jong-un’s denuclearisation talks with Donald Trump, but with one key omission their failure to reach a deal due to differences over [...]
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Trump’s cost complaint casts doubt on SKorea military drills

Trump’s cost complaint casts doubt on SKorea military drills

02-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Even as he announced the failure of nuclear negotiations with North Korea, President Donald Trump complained that annual military drills with South Korea were “very, [...]
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US, N Korea offer dueling accounts of talks breakdown

02-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The US and North Korea offered contradictory accounts Thursday of why the summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un broke down, though both pointed to punishing American [...]
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S. Korea’s Moon says ‘meaningful progress’ despite no-deal summit

02-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in insisted Friday the Hanoi summit between the North’s leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump had made a “meaningful [...]
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Shadowy group declares ‘government-in-exile’ for N Korea

02-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A shadowy group believed to be protecting the son of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s assassinated brother declared the formation of a government-in-exile Friday, [...]
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N Korea offers more talks after nuclear no-deal in Hanoi

N Korea offers more talks after nuclear no-deal in Hanoi

02-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Friday promised further negotiations with the US despite a spectacular failure to strike a nuclear deal at their Hanoi summit, with both sides keeping the door [...]
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