Both nations also marched together under a unified flag during the opening and closing ceremonies. Korea claimed their first gold medal at the Games in the canoeing women's traditional boat race m event. The national folksong " Arirang " sang in the awards ceremony.
Tensions escalate as neighbors take away each other's preferential trade status. South Korea responded by saying it will take Japan off its white list as a countermeasure. The removal, which will take effect on Aug.
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo left Thailand on Saturday with his hopes for resuming nuclear talks with North Korea dashed, while facing an escalating trade war with China and a potentially devastating breakdown in relations between key American allies Japan and South Korea. After three days in Bangkok that the Trump administration had expected could herald an end to the impasse in North Korea negotiations, Pompeo instead departed without progress on that front as Pyongyang continued to launch ballistic missiles, heightening unease over prospects for a denuclearization deal. Pompeo expressed disappointment that the North had sent neither its foreign minister nor a counterpart for the chief U.
Jump to navigation. The Korean Peninsula may be the last vestige of the Cold War, but the strategic environment of the Northeast Asian region is undergoing rapid change. South Korea has become both a global economic power and a major player in the Asia-Pacific region.
The Trump administration was hoping to quietly resume nuclear-disarmament talks with North Koreans at a major Asian summit here this week. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo attended the annual meeting of a nation bloc of Southeastern Asian countries, which concluded Saturday in Bangkok.
Samsung's chip business faces "burdens" from Tokyo's new export controls. But on a recent Sunday in July, it was deserted -- a result of the growing "Boycott Japan" movement spreading across South Korea. South Koreans have also stopped buying cars, beer, cosmetics and just about anything else bearing the label "Made in Japan.
A discussion of the history of nuclear power in South Korea and the political and economic forces behind its development. An open discussion led by experts from KFEM about the spread of deserts and its implications for the Korean Peninsula. Discussion of the misunderstandings about recycling in Korea and its neighbors and the powers behind the failure to address the recycling crisis.