South Korea will avoid capitalizing on China’s ban on a US chipmaker, seeing the move by Beijing as an attempt to drive a wedge between Seoul and Washington, according to a person familiar with the situation.  The South Korean government won’t encourage its memory-chip firms to grab market share in China lost by Micron Technology […]

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean and U.S. militaries conducted large live-fire drills near the border with North Korea on Thursday, despite the North’s warning that it won’t tolerate what it calls an invasion rehearsal on its doorstep. The drills, the first of five rounds of live-fire exercises through mid-June, mark 70 years […]

President Joe Biden reacts after South Korea’s President Yoon Suk Yeol sang the song American Pie by Don Mclean in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington on April 26, following the State Dinner. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) With President Yoon Suk Yeol’s historic state visit to the United States of America now […]

(CNN) A US F-16 fighter jet crashed during training on Saturday near a major US military base in South Korea, the US military has said. The jet, which was assigned to the 8th Fighter Wing, “crashed in an agricultural area near Osan Air Base at about 9:45 a.m.” local time, the US Air Force in […]

SEOUL, May 1 (Reuters) – North Korea criticised a recent U.S-South Korea agreement to bolster the deployment of American strategic assets in the region for escalating tension to the “brink of a nuclear war,” state media KCNA said on Monday. U.S. President Joe Biden and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol held a summit last […]

46 minutes ago Image caption, Kim Yo-jong holds a senior role in North Korea’s power hierarchy, and is reported to have influence on leader Kim Jong-un North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s powerful sister has warned that a recent US-South Korean deal will lead to a “more serious danger”. Kim Yo-jong said North Korea’s nuclear deterrent […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and South Korea’s Yoon Suk Yeol announced Wednesday the two nations will bolster the response to North Korea’s persistent nuclear threat with an agreement that includes plans to dock U.S. nuclear-armed submarines in South Korea for the first time in over 40 years, bolster training between the . . […]

The United States will deploy nuclear-armed submarines to South Korea for the first time in decades — part of a new agreement that will signal Washington’s commitment to defend . . .

President Yoon Suk Yeol’s six-day visit marks the 70th anniversary of the US-South Korean alliance, forged in 1953. South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol has toured a NASA flight center on Tuesday, as his country and the United States signed a joint statement to increase their collaboration in technology and space exploration. “I’ve always believed […]

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