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North and South Korea back to squabbling after peace accord

Sep 04, 2015

North and South Korea back to squabbling after peace accord

Less than two weeks after securing a rare deal to improve relations, North and South Korea are already back on more familiar territory, trading accusations of insult and insincerity. #NewsTracker #South Korea #Seoul #North Korea #Pyongyang #Park Geun-hye #Jeong Joon-Hee
Kim Jong-Un credits nukes not talks for 'landmark' agreement with South Korea

Aug 28, 2015

Kim Jong-Un credits nukes not talks for 'landmark' agreement with South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said nuclear weapons not negotiating skills secured this week's "landmark" agreement with South Korea, as he dismissed a number of officials from a top military decision-making body. #NewsTracker #South Korea #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #Central Military Commission
North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark| Reuters

Aug 28, 2015

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark| Reuters

SEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called this week's accord between the rival Koreas "a landmark occasion" paving the way for defused military tension and improved ties, but said it was the strength of its armed forces that made the deal possible. #Technology #Middle East #South Korea #Korea #Argentina #Foreign policy #opinion
South Korea finance minister says will boost defence related spending| Reuters

Aug 27, 2015

South Korea finance minister says will boost defence related spending| Reuters

SEOUL South Korea's finance minister said on Thursday the government is planning to boost defence related spending for next year, days after a spike in tensions between North and South Korea that sparked an exchange of artillery fire. Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan also said that next year's budget will be expansionary without harming fiscal soundness. "We will also make conservative growth and tax revenue forecasts in a realistic manner," said Choi, at a meeting in Seoul with the country's ruling Saenuri Party to discuss the budget. #Business #Economy #Middle East #South Korea #markets #Argentina #Budget
After peace accord, North, South Korea to lift orders placing military forces on high alert

Aug 25, 2015

After peace accord, North, South Korea to lift orders placing military forces on high alert

South Korea and North Korea will later Tuesday lift the orders placing their militaries on the highest alert after a peace agreement, the defence ministry said. #NewsTracker #South Korea #North Korea #Park Geun-hye #Kim Min-seok #Korean conflict #inter-Korean dialogue
North, South Korea sign peace accord after Pyongyang expresses 'regret' for mine blast

Aug 25, 2015

North, South Korea sign peace accord after Pyongyang expresses 'regret' for mine blast

After 40-plus-hours of talks, North and South Korea on Tuesday pulled back from the brink with an accord that allows both sides to save face and, for the moment, avert bloodshed. #NewsTracker #South Korea #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #Pyongyang #Park Geun-hye #Korean tensions
South Korea turns off cross-border speakers after peace deal

Aug 25, 2015

South Korea turns off cross-border speakers after peace deal

South Korea says it has turned off loudspeakers broadcasting cross-border anti-Pyongyang propaganda as part of an accord with rival North Korea meant to avert possible military confrontation. #border #NewsTracker #South Korea #North Korea #Talks #peace deal #Loud speakers
South Korea President Park vows 'no retreat' in standoff with North

Aug 24, 2015

South Korea President Park vows 'no retreat' in standoff with North

South Korea President Park Geun-Hye vowed "no retreat" Monday in a tense military standoff with North Korea, and insisted Pyongyang apologise as the two rivals struggled to negotiate their way out of the crisis. #NewsTracker #South Korea #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #Park Geun-hye #DMZ
K-propaganda? South Korea supposedly blasts K-pop music over loudspeakers

Aug 24, 2015

K-propaganda? South Korea supposedly blasts K-pop music over loudspeakers

While tensions between North Korea and South Korea escalate over the issue of propaganda broadcasts, it seems that one of the things the contentious loudspeakers are blasting is K-pop. #didyouknow #border #Music #South Korea #North Korea #War #Shareworthy #K-pop #loudspeakers
Talks between Koreas drag on: South Korea demands apology, North says ready for war

Aug 24, 2015

Talks between Koreas drag on: South Korea demands apology, North says ready for war

The marathon negotiations between North and South Korea stretched into the third day, while South Korea's President said on Monday that anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts will continue unless North Korea apologizes for planting land mines that maimed two South Korean soldiers. #NewsTracker #South Korea #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #Park Geun-hye #Koreas