Government And Politics

China imposes anti-dumping measure amid trade tensions

Feb 13, 2018

China is requiring importers of a U.S. industrial chemical to post deposits in preparation for possible anti-dumping duties amid rising trade tension with Washington

2 groups join Myanmar government's peace process

Feb 13, 2018

Two ethnic rebel groups have joined Myanmar's long-delayed peace process, a small step forward in ending decades of civil strife

NKorean at State of Union speech calls Kim's sister arrogant

Feb 13, 2018

The North Korea-born man who was singled out by President Donald Trump as a living example of the North's atrocities called Kim Jong Un's sister arrogant and unapologetic during her latest visit to the South

Minister: Britain plans to sail warship in South China Sea

Feb 13, 2018

Britain's defense minister says his country will sail a warship through the South China Sea to assert the right of free passage amid Chinese claims to virtually all of the strategic waterway

The Latest: Confidante of ex-SKorean leader vows to appeal

Feb 13, 2018

The lawyer representing the former South Korean president's confidante has vowed to appeal after the friend was sentenced to 20 years in prison for her role in a wide-ranging political scandal

Tonga's Olympic flag bearer thinking of cyclone-hit homeland

Feb 13, 2018

Tonga's Olympic flag bearer Pita Taufatofua is concerned about his homeland after it was hit by a cyclone that destroyed Parliament House as well as churches and homes.

South Korean woman gets 20-year sentence for crimes linked to influence-peddling scandal that brought down president

Feb 13, 2018

South Korean woman gets 20-year sentence for crimes linked to influence-peddling scandal that brought down president

Year after Kim's killing, suspected masterminds evade trial

Feb 13, 2018

Two unlikely defendants are standing trial in the killing Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother while the suspected masterminds are long gone

GM to close auto plant in South Korea in restructuring

Feb 13, 2018

General Motors to close factory in Gunsan, South Korea, in restructuring of its operations, plans further investments

North Korea leader impressed with South's delegation welcome

Feb 13, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says it is important to continue a reconciliatory mood between the Koreas