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 […]

Trendy rooibos tea finally brings revenue to indigenous South …  NPR Source link

China’s envoy to US Xie Feng congratulates Henry Kissinger on 100th birthday  South China Morning Post Source link

News By Yaron Steinbuch May 26, 2023 | 6:52am A passenger aboard a South Korean flight opened an emergency door moments before the plane landed — sparking caught-on-video chaos and panic among the 194 passengers in the wind-swept cabin. The Asiana Airlines Airbus A321 was about to land in Daegu after a flight from the […]

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 […]

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — The South African government was under more pressure Wednesday for declining to release cargo documents relating to the visit by a Russian ship that the United States alleges collected a consignment of weapons for Moscow. Separately, a top official in South Africa’s ruling party added to the scrutiny of […]

China appoints vice-foreign minister Xie Feng as ambassador to the US  South China Morning Post Source link

Biden and McCarthy meet on debt, as Yellen warns US running out of cash  South China Morning Post Source link

A South African choir sang for Queen Victoria. They had great highs …  NPR Source link

South Africa’s foreign policy has become a study in inconsistency. One moment it is about to depart the International Criminal Court. The next moment it isn’t. Here it is condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. There it is accusing the US of having provoked it. Sometimes South Africa is a democracy with a progressive constitution and […]

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