S.Korea July exports jump for ninth straight month, though pace slows

S.Korea July exports jump for ninth straight month, though pace slows

SEOUL — South Korea’s exports jumped in July as overseas demand for chips and biohealth products extended export growth to a ninth straight month, supporting an economic recovery facing headwinds from the worst COVID-19 outbreak yet. Exports rose 29.6% in July from a year earlier, slowing from 39.8% in June on a fading base effect…

U.S., Japan and South Korea Share North Korea Missile Concerns

U.S., Japan and South Korea Share North Korea Missile Concerns

The U.S., Japan, and South Korea sounded alarm over North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs, following a series of short-range rocket tests last month signaling fresh provocation from Pyongyang.

North Korea Gives U.S. Cold Shoulder, Calls Nuclear Talks ‘Waste of Time’

North Korea Gives U.S. Cold Shoulder, Calls Nuclear Talks ‘Waste of Time’

Pyongyang’s first vice minister of foreign affairs, Choe Son Hui, said Washington’s overtures are an effort to stall and drum up public support.