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November 5, 2017 1:25 AM Factbox: Kobe Steel's affected customers

Kobe Steel Ltd's tampering with specifications has led to a scramble among the 525 customers currently affected to check the safety of their cars, planes, trains and other products. The metals from Kobe Steel whose specifications have been falsified have been used in a dizzying array of products including air conditioners, Blu-ray discs, car doors 22

November 2, 2017 8:18 AM South Korea to restrict anti-Trump rallies: Report

SEOUL: South Korean police will restrict public rallies near the country's presidential palace during Donald Trump's first visit as head of state, a report said Thursday (Nov 2) reducing his chances of being exposed to opposition. It is the first time that Seoul has imposed limits on public gatherings since President Moon Jae-In, a former human rights 11

November 2, 2017 6:31 AM China's Xi sends rare message to North Korea's Kim

SEOUL: Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un a rare message, Pyongyang's official news agency reported Thursday (Nov 2), in his first public communication with his wayward neighbour for more than a year. The note signalled a possible improvement in their strained relationships, which has soured over Pyongyang's growing 9

November 1, 2017 10:50 AM Russia's Putin arrives in Iran to discuss Syria, nuclear deal: Iranian TV

TEHRAN - Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Iran on Wednesday to meet with top leaders as tension between Tehran and Washington mounts over a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six major powers. State TV reported that Putin would discuss issues with Iranian officials including regional crises such as the Syrian conflict, the nuclear deal and economic 3

November 1, 2017 3:13 AM Exclusive: U.S. pursues direct diplomacy with North Korea despite Trump rejection

WASHINGTON - The United States is quietly pursuing direct diplomacy with North Korea, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's public assertion that such talks are a waste of time. Using the so-called "New York channel," Joseph Yun, U.S. negotiator with North Korea, has been in contact with diplomats at Pyongyang's 3

November 1, 2017 12:52 AM US pursues direct diplomacy with North Korea despite Trump rejection

WASHINGTON: The United States is quietly pursuing direct diplomacy with North Korea, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's public assertion that such talks are a waste of time. Using the so-called "New York channel," Joseph Yun, U.S. negotiator with North Korea, has been in contact with diplomats at Pyongyang's 7

October 31, 2017 2:22 PM At least 200 feared dead after North Korean nuclear test site tunnel collapses: report

More than 200 people were believed to have died in North Korea when an underground tunnel at the country’s main nuclear test site collapsed last month after its sixth and most powerful atomic test, a report said Tuesday. The tunnel at the Punggye-ri test site was undergoing construction sometime around Sept. 10, days after the North set off the Sept. 3 nuclear 5

October 31, 2017 1:50 PM How nuclear deterrence can work in Northeast Asia

IN A recent commentary, Mr Bilahari Kausikan, Singapore’s ambassador-at-large and former permanent secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, wrote a thought-provoking piece entitled ‘To deter North Korea, Japan and South Korea should go nuclear’. The article’s title completely captures Mr Kausikan’s core proposal. In fact, his analysis actually stands 16

October 31, 2017 11:02 AM China, South Korea agree to mend ties after THAAD standoff

SEOUL/BEIJING: Seoul and Beijing on Tuesday agreed to move beyond a year-long stand-off over the deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea, a dispute that has been devastating to South Korean businesses that rely on Chinese consumers. The unexpected detente comes just days before U.S. President Donald Trump begins a trip to Asia, where 11

October 31, 2017 5:31 AM South Korea, China say to mend ties after THAAD standoff

SEOUL/BEIJING: South Korea and China have agreed to work swiftly to get their relations back on track following a year-long standoff over the deployment of a controversial U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea. The installation of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system had angered China and spilled over into trade, hurting South 10