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  • US diplomat visits Seoul as Korea, Japan dispute worsens
    Intellasia East Asia News The United States will “do what it can do” to help defuse a worsening political and economic dispute between South Korea and Japan, a senior US diplomat said on Wednesday, as South Korea warned that the row would have global repercussions. The United States has been hesitant to publicly wade into […]
  • Korea-Japan trade fight risks ‘further escalation’
    Intellasia East Asia News In an escalation of trade tensions, Japan moved to impose trade restrictions on exports of three high-tech materials to South Korea, which are critical for manufacturing semiconductors. “I think that unfortunately… the probability of further escalation, you know, I think is quite likely,” Jesper Koll, senior advisor at WisdomTree Investments told […]
  • US will ‘do what it can’ to help resolve Korea-Japan dispute, diplomat says
    Intellasia East Asia News Washington “will do what it can do” to help defuse a political and economic dispute between its allies South Korea and Japan, the top US diplomat responsible for Asia policy said during a visit to Seoul on Wednesday. David Stilwell, US assistant secretary of state for Asian and Pacific affairs, was […]
  • N Korea Diplomat reportedly alive after Korea said Kim Jong Un killed him and it’s not the first time
    Intellasia East Asia News The diplomat tasked with leading North Korea’s latest round of nuclear negotiations with the US is once again believed to be alive after a South Korean newspaper claimed he had been executed, Seoul’s spy agency has reportedly said. Kim Hyok Chol was appointed chief negotiator for Pyongyang’s special envoy in the […]
  • N Korea hints it will lift nuclear missile test suspension
    Intellasia East Asia News North Korea on Tuesday suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime US-South Korean military drills that the North calls preparation for an eventual invasion. The statement by the North’s Foreign Ministry comes amid a general deadlock in nuclear talks, but after an […]