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North Korea’s Kim Jong-un apologizes for killing of South Korean official

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 27, 2020 at 4:00pm 9/27/2020 at 4:00pm

Last week, I noted that South Korean President Moon Jae-in called for the declaration of an end to the Korean War, saying it would pave the way for complete denuclearization.

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South Korean’s President Moon Proposes Declaring End to Korean War

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 11:00am 9/24/2020 at 11:00am
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During the United Nations General Assembly video session, South Korean President Moon Jae-in called for the declaration of an end to the Korean War, saying it would pave the way for complete denuclearization.

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My Grandparents Escaped North Korea: I Don’t Want Marxism Here

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 19, 2020 at 6:00pm 7/19/2020 at 6:00pm
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On June 25, 1950, North Korean troops crossed the 38th parallel to invade the fledgling democratic south. Amidst changing borders, victories, and defeats, hundreds of thousands of Koreans from the North escaped to the South in the hopes of finding freedom.

Two of these refugees were my grandfathers.

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Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon Dead From Apparent Suicide

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 10, 2020 at 9:00am 7/10/2020 at 9:00am
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Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon went missing on Thursday before they found his body on a mountain. Police found a suicide note:

“I send my apologies to everyone. I thank everyone who shared my life. I am so sorry to my family to whom I only gave pain,” read the apparent suicide note...

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North Korea Detonates Its Liaison Office With South Korea

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 10:30am 6/17/2020 at 10:30am
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The situation on the Korean Peninsula took a troubling turn, as North Korea blew up its liaison office with South Korea in a powerful detonation.

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In Reversal, University’s Music School Cancels China Tour Over Exclusion of South Korean Students

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 10:00am 10/30/2019 at 10:00am
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Eastman Philharmonia is one of the well known orchestras at the music school of the University of Rochester in New York. They came under intense fire this week for excluding South Korean student musicians from a tour in China at the behest of the Chinese government.

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University’s Music School Excludes South Korean Students from Tour at China’s Behest

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 9:00am 10/29/2019 at 9:00am
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Eastman Philharmonia is one of the orchestras in the music school at the University of Rochester in New York. They embarked on a tour in China, but the Chinese government refused to issue visas for student musicians who are South Korean.

The tour is continuing without them.

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After launch of two projectiles into East Sea, North Korea announces it has ‘new weapon’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 4:00pm 8/17/2019 at 4:00pm
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North Korea fired two more projectiles into the East Sea, further raising tensions on the peninsula, and the South Koran military indicates that it is now analyzing the projectiles and maintaining high levels of readiness.

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Pentagon Halts War Remains Recovery Effort with North Korea

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 4:00pm 5/11/2019 at 4:00pm
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After the Singapore Summit, a joint North Korea-America effort began to recover, return, and identify the remains of U.S. service personnel remaining behind at the end of the Korean War.

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North Korea fires short-range missiles toward ocean

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 10:00am 5/4/2019 at 10:00am
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The South Korean military is reporting that North Korea appears to be back test-firing missiles off its coast.

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Is a third summit between President Trump and North Korea’s Chairman Kim in the works?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 6:00pm 4/14/2019 at 6:00pm
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Given all the focus on President Donald Trump’s brilliant tweets about sending illegal immigrants directly to sanctuary states and cities, it may have been easy to miss an intriguing update to another long-term project POTUS has been working on: Denuclearizing North Korea.

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FBI now possesses data stolen by anti-regime group from North Korean embassy

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 2:00pm 3/30/2019 at 2:00pm
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The last time we checked on North Korea, all the participating parties in the Hanoi Summit were regrouping after the sudden collapse of the high-level meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Chairman Kim Jong Un.

Now it is being reported that after a North...

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South Korea’s Moon Jae-in will work toward completing U.S.-NoKo deal

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 4:00pm 3/2/2019 at 4:00pm
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We have been chronicling how South Korea has been teaming up with North Korea on a number if different projects in an apparent effort geared toward eventually opening up the rogue nation in a way that will not be a severe economic strain on its southern neighbor.

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During visit to China, Kim Jong-un commits to denuclearization & second U.S summit

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 2:00pm 1/12/2019 at 2:00pm

Chinese officials are currently planning to send their top trade negotiator to Washington, D.C., next month for trade talks designed to end the tariff battle between the two nations.

Ahead of the meetings, the Chinese are appearing to leverage their influence with North Korea to optimum benefit. North Korea’s Chairman Kim Jong-un...

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North Korea warns it will resurrect nuclear program if U.S. doesn’t lift sanctions

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 3:30pm 11/4/2018 at 3:30pm
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What is the status of the Singapore Summit agreement five months after the historic deal was signed by President Donald Trump and North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un?

The American press is highlighting a set-back on the path to peace.  North Korean officials are warning that the nation will begin strengthening its nuclear...

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North Korea, South Korea begin removing thousands of landmines along DMZ

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 2:00pm 10/7/2018 at 2:00pm
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While the American press has been singularly focused on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s youth and the specialty cocktails he enjoyed while boofing, there have been intriguing news developments elsewhere.

For example, it seems the Korean peninsula peace process is continuing apace, after its start with the Singapore Summit between President Donald Trump and...

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Trump completes first trade deal with new agreement with South Korea

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 2:00pm 9/29/2018 at 2:00pm
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Fresh off his visit to North Korea and ahead of the United Nations General Assembly meeting, South Korean President Moon Jae-in signed a free-trade agreement with the United States, marking the first time the President Donald Trump has finalized a major trade deal since entering office.

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