International Relations

China says US has 'weaponized' visas to target exchanges

Oct 23, 2019

China is accusing the U.S. of having "weaponized" the issuing of visas following the reported inability of a top Chinese space program official to obtain permission to travel to a key conference in Washington

The Latest: Japan's emperor proclaims ascension to throne

Oct 22, 2019

Japan's Emperor Naruhito has proclaimed his ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne

Seoul police up security after rally at US envoy residence

Oct 19, 2019

South Korean police have beefed up security at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Seoul after a group of anti-American students broke into the compound

China legislature blasts US Congress over Hong Kong

Oct 18, 2019

China's ceremonial legislature is attacking legislation in the U.S. Congress to support pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong

The Latest: HK protest organizer attacked with hammers

Oct 16, 2019

Organizers of some of the giant demonstrations that have shaken Hong Kong say one of their leading activists has been attacked by assailants with hammers, leaving him bloody but conscious.

N. Korea threatens to resume nuke, long-range missile tests

Oct 10, 2019

North Korea has threatened again to resume nuclear and long-range missile tests, accusing the U.S. of having instigated some members of the U.N. Security Council to condemn its recent weapons tests

Japan welcomes US trade pact, but automakers appeal for help

Sep 26, 2019

Japanese automakers have urged government officials for further effort to improve their business environment after their government signed a trade deal with the US in which auto tariffs remain in effect

Seoul: US-N Korea nuke talks will likely resume in 2-3 weeks

Sep 24, 2019

South Korea's spy agency says that nuclear negotiations between the United States and North Korea will likely resume within two to three weeks

NKorea welcomes Trump's call for 'new method' in talks

Sep 20, 2019

North Korea has praised President Donald Trump for saying Washington may pursue an unspecified "new method" in nuclear negotiations with Pyongyang

Japanese officials cautious on prospects for US trade deal

Sep 17, 2019

Japanese officials cautious on prospects for US trade deal promised by Trump