Archive for February 26th, 2019

Do you want fries with your N Korea-US summit?

Do you want fries with your N Korea-US summit?

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

One of the closest things to an example of American culture in Pyongyang is the Green Leaf Coffee Shopthe top burger joint in the North Korean capital. Across the road from [...]
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Trump happy if N Korea doesn’t test weapons; peace deal a possibility

Trump happy if N Korea doesn’t test weapons; peace deal a possibility

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump has said he would be happy as long as North Korea maintains its pause on weapons testing, and he was in no rush to strike a nuclear deal with its [...]
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Fake Kim goes as real Kim comes: Vietnam expels Kim Jong Un lookalike

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An Australian comedian who impersonates North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Monday authorities were deporting him from Vietnam, some 24 hours before the real Kim was due [...]
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Trump could try to sell N Korea a Vietnam model. But Kim’s unlikely to be buying

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The night before his historic summit with US President Donald Trump last June, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un took a surprise stroll in downtown Singapore to see the sights [...]
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Koreans fearful of ‘nightmare’ US troop withdrawal

Koreans fearful of ‘nightmare’ US troop withdrawal

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

- Sales at Kim Chang-bae’s hardware shop in South Korea rise every year thanks to Camp Humphreys, an enormous US military base he is frightened will close in the wake [...]
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Peace drive or ‘performance’? S. Koreans ambivalent on Trump-Kim meet

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Will a second Trump-Kim summit bring economic gain to South Korea and lower the threat of nuclear destruction, or is it a risky game fraught with possible flashpoints? Ahead [...]
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Sanctions still biting but pressure waning ahead of Trump-Kim summit

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump says sanctions on North Korea are “on in full” ahead of his summit with leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi this week, but analysts say time is [...]
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US team lowers expectations for second summit with N Korea’s Kim

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump’s administration appears to be open to seeking a limited deal at this week’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, an approach [...]
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Trump won’t rush N Korea on denuclearisation as long as no weapon tests

Trump won’t rush N Korea on denuclearisation as long as no weapon tests

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump has said he would be happy as long as North Korea maintains its pause on weapons testing, and he was in no rush to strike a nuclear deal with its [...]
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US, N Korea could agree to end Korean War at Vietnam summit Yonhap

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s presidential office said on Monday the United States and North Korea could agree to declare the end of the 1950-1953 Korean War in a summit between US [...]
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Nuclear breakthrough or vague promises? Outcomes abound for Trump and Kim

Nuclear breakthrough or vague promises? Outcomes abound for Trump and Kim

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Could the United States and North Korea reach a historic accordor could it all fall to pieces? As President Donald Trump prepares for a historic second summit with North [...]
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Korean War could be declared over at Hanoi summit: Seoul

Korean War could be declared over at Hanoi summit: Seoul

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hopes that Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will formally declare an end to the 1950-53 Korean War at the Hanoi summit rose Monday, after South Korea said the two leaders could [...]
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Nightmare result of US-NKorea talks: Bad deal, little change

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

The nightmare outcome some fear from the US-North Korea summit is an ill-considered deal that allows North Korea to get everything while giving up very little The nightmare [...]
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US, N Korea could agree to end Korean War at Vietnam summit Yonhap

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s presidential office said on Monday the United States and North Korea could agree to declare the end of the 1950-1953 Korean War in a summit between US [...]
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Explainer: What’s on the table at the second Trump-Kim summit?

Explainer: What’s on the table at the second Trump-Kim summit?

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnam hosts the second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un later this week, with denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula and [...]
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