Acting president defends THAAD as 'self-defense measure incomparable to any other'

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SaiGon GP English 19 hour(s) ago

South Korea's Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Monday mounted a strong defense of the plan to deploy a U.S. missile defense system to the Korean Peninsula, saying it is a "necessary self-defense measure incomparable to any other."

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Trump's White House vows to develop missile defense system to defend against N. Korea

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SaiGon GP English 3 day(s) ago

The White House of President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. will develop an advanced missile defense system to defend better against attacks from countries like North Korea and Iran, source from the Yonhap.

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Understanding Trump’s Asia-Pacific foreign policy

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 day(s) ago

Editor’s note: Dr. Terry F. Buss, a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration, discusses the possible Asia-Pacific foreign policy of President Donald Trump, who officially takes office on Friday, in this piece written exclusively for Tuoi Tre News.

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Acting president calls for continued 'across-the-board pressure' to induce N.K. denuclearization

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

South Korea's Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Monday called for continued efforts to induce North Korea's denuclearization through "across-the-board" pressure amid growing threats from the communist country.

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N. Korea not rebuilding flood-ravaged areas near border to stem defectors

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

North Korea is intentionally not rebuilding flood-ravaged areas nears its border with China to stem the flow of defectors, a U.S. based media outlet claimed Sunday, from the Yonhap.

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Trump nominee says China should be denied access to East Vietnam Sea islands

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

WASHINGTON, Jan 11 - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state set a course for a potentially serious confrontation with Beijing on Wednesday, saying China should be denied access to islands it has built in the contested East Vietnam Sea.

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S. Korea warns of stronger sanctions in case of ICBM test

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

South Korea warned North Korea Monday that it could face stronger international sanctions and pressure if it goes ahead with a launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, source from the Yonhap.

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Ranking N.K. party official makes first inspection nearly 3 years

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Choe Ryong-hae, a ranking North Korean party official, has visited a steel factory in North Korea's central and west province, Pyongyang's state media said Friday, marking his first on-site inspection in nearly three years, source from the Yonhap.

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Amid N.K. threats, acting president vows to enhance security based on Korea-U.S. alliance

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

South Korea's Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Tuesday vowed to beef up national security based on the Seoul-Washington defense alliance and closer international cooperation amid North Korea's escalating military threats.

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S. Korea to develop long-range air-to-surface missile

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

South Korea will push to develop its own indigenous long-range air-to-ground missile to cope with the growing military threat from North Korea, the state arms procurement agency said Wednesday, from the Yonhap.

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Financial authorities on high alert against cyberthreats

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

South Korea's top financial regulator on Monday stressed the importance of beefing up the security of the nation's finance-related cyber networks amid speculation that North Korea may launch cyberattacks on the South's key state agencies, source from the Yonhap.

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Trump questions 'one China policy' without Beijing concessions

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

WASHINGTON: President-elect Donald Trump questioned in an interview broadcast Sunday whether the United States should continue its "one China policy" unless Beijing makes concessions on trade and other issues.

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South Korea's unexpected, unelected new leader

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago 3 related news

SEOUL: Hwang Kyo-ahn, a former prosecutor who has never held elected office, found himself elevated to de-facto leader of South Korea on Friday (Dec 9), and supreme commander of a military under constant threat from nuclear-armed North Korea.

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N.K., Cuba vow to strengthen friendly ties

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

North Korea and Cuba reaffirmed their friendly ties as a senior North Korean official visited Havana to attend Fidel Castro's memorial service, Pyongyang's media said Tuesday, source from the Yonhap.

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Flooding results in temporary suspension of railway services for residents: report

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

North Korea has implemented a temporary suspension of railway transportation for its residents in the wake of its worst-ever flooding that has caused havoc in the North's railway system, U.S.-based media reported Monday, source from the Yonhap.

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