South Korean President Moon Jae-in waves as he arrives in Washington on April 10, 2019, for talks with US President Donald Trump the next day that will focus on ways to bring North Korea back to the negotiating table. — YONHAP Photo WASHINGTON — South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in the United States on Wednesday for talks with US President Donald Trump that will focus on ways to bring North Korea back to the dialogue table. Moon's visit follows Trump's second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, held in Hà Nội in late February. Talks between Washington and Pyongyang have since stalled as the second US-North Korea summit ended abruptly and without a deal. The US president has asked his South Korean counterpart to help facilitate his future dialogue with Kim. Moon has so far held three bilateral meetings with the North Korean leader and is now pushing for a fourth one. The Moon-Trump summit will be held Thursday following … [Read more...] about Moon arrives in US to meet Trump on stalled N. Korea dialogue
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Alpha King Real Estate Development on January 11 officially launched its Sales Operation Centre (SOC) and cultural hub called The Sense. The Sense will serve as a platform for the company to introduce its model housing units of Alpha City and its upcoming project – the Centennial. On top of that, visitors at the Sense can also immerse themselves in unique cultural experiences with a series of events, exhibitions and performances led by the Master of Senses. At the launching event, Alpha King has signed a partnership agreement with Kiwi Media, a media company of global reach, and appointed its chairman Kim Hyung Suk as The Sense’s ambassador. Speaking as the Master of Culture at The Sense, Kim Hyung Suk (Kim) said that he was delighted with the partnership between Kiwi Media and Alpha King. Alpha King signing the partnership with Kiwi Media and appointed its chairman Kim Hyung Suk as The Sense’s ambassador “I am also proud to be an ambassador of The … [Read more...] about Alpha King opens The Sense sale centre in Ho Chi Minh City
The Korea Herald reported the information Friday, citing an unnamed South Korean foreign ministry official. Singapore and Hawaii are also in the shortlist, but Hawaii is "an unrealistic location as it doesn’t have a North Korean embassy," another official said on condition of anonymity. Discussions on possible locations for Trump and Kim’s next summit have been in focus since earlier this month, when Trump told the press the U.S. was "negotiating a location" and South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday that the summit would "take place soon." Kim had said in a nationally televised New Year address that he is willing to meet Trump again anytime to achieve their common goal of denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula, Reuters reported. "I am always ready to sit together with the U.S. president anytime in the future, and will work hard to produce results welcomed by the international community without fail," Kim said. Earlier this week, U.S. and North Korean diplomats met … [Read more...] about Vietnam in shortlist to host North Korea-US summit
Business | South Korea Raised Taxes in Bid for Growth. So Far, It’s Not Working. Sections Skip to content Skip to site index In contrast to President Trump, President Moon Jae-in of South Korea has embraced a pro-labor program of higher wages and taxes. The early results have been discouraging. Moon Seung, founder of the Dasung auto parts company in Incheon, South Korea, said a rise in the minimum wage had prompted him to stop hiring. Credit Credit Tim Franco for The New York Times Supported by ByMichael Schuman Jan. 9, 2019 INCHEON, South Korea — As President Trump leads a drive to slash taxes and pare back regulation, one major economy is taking a different approach. Under President Moon Jae-in, South Korea has raised taxes and the minimum wage in the name of economic growth. So far, it hasn’t worked out as planned. Growth has slowed, unemployment has risen and small-business owners like Moon Seung … [Read more...] about South Korea Raised Taxes in Bid for Growth. So Far, It’s Not Working.
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper DealBook | DealBook Briefing: Progress in Talks to End the Trade War DealBook Supported by Jan. 10, 2019 Good Thursday morning. (Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here .) Trade negotiators offer hope but few details Trade talks between midlevel American and Chinese officials, extended from a planned two days to three, ended yesterday in Beijing after negotiators made progress but released few details. What happened: According to U.S. officials, negotiators discussed intellectual property protections, so-called forced tech transfer and China’s promise to buy “substantial” amounts of American agricultural, energy and manufacturing products. China’s commerce ministry spoke of “extensive, in-depth and meticulous exchanges.” Wang Qishan, China’s vice president, said today that … [Read more...] about DealBook Briefing: Progress in Talks to End the Trade War