Government And Politics

Japan PM vows to resolve abduction by holding talks with Kim

Jun 14, 2018

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has met with families of people abducted by North Korea decades ago and pledged to deal directly with the North to resolve the issue

Philippines delays rebel talks but says 'breakthroughs' near

Jun 14, 2018

A Philippine official says the government is delaying a proposed resumption of peace talks with communist guerrillas this month to allow public consultations

China warns US trade deals off if tariff hike goes ahead

Jun 14, 2018

China's government has renewed its threat to scrap deals with Washington aimed at defusing a sprawling trade dispute as the White House prepares to release a list of Chinese goods targeted for tariff hikes

Japan banks on 3D mapping deemed crucial for driverless cars

Jun 14, 2018

Technology companies are racing to develop ultra-precise digital maps that can guide self-driving cars within inches of where they should be

Trump-Kim summit raises new questions over South Korean role

Jun 13, 2018

South Korean president Moon faces both praise or criticism for mediating Trump-Kim summit

Stock markets rise ahead of Fed rate decision

Jun 13, 2018

Global stocks are up as investors look to an expected interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve and watch out for hints of further hikes this year.

Trump sees 'new future' for North Korea, but path unclear

Jun 13, 2018

Trump, Kim commit to 'complete denuclearization' amid questions about whether Trump gave away too much

After summit, China likely to remind N. Korea of close ties

Jun 13, 2018

China has emerged a big winner at the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after the U.S. president made surprising pledges to suspend war games with South Korea and eventually pull U.S. troops from there

The Latest: Trump thanks Kim for taking 'bold step'

Jun 13, 2018

Trump says summit proves real change is possible after signing a nuclear agreement with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, though it leaves details unsettled

North Korea: Trump has agreed on step-by-step denuclearization process by North in return for US concessions

Jun 12, 2018

North Korea: Trump has agreed on step-by-step denuclearization process by North in return for US concessions