US Secretary of Defense visits South Korea given North Korean missile tests

US Secretary of Defense visits South Korea given North Korean missile tests

Seoul: US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, who is currently on a visit to the Indo-Pacific countries, arrived in South Korea on Friday. In the last ten days, North Korea tested missiles twice while criticizing the US and South Korean military cooperation. Given the developments, the US Defense Secretary’s visit to South Korea assumes significance. […]

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North Korea tests new ballistic missiles 2nd time in a week; South Korea calls for urgent security meeting

North Korea tests new ballistic missiles 2nd time in a week; South Korea calls for urgent security meeting

Seoul: North Korea tested two short-range ballistic missiles on Wednesday. It is the second test North Korea conducted in the last week giving rise to tensions in the region. As a result, South Korea called for an emergency meeting of the national security committee to discuss the current tensions. On the other hand, US Secretary […]

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Tension because of Joint patrolling by Russia and China near the South Korean and Japanese borders

Tension because of Joint patrolling by Russia and China near the South Korean and Japanese borders

Washington: The first joint exercises by the Russian and Chinese bombers, in the Sea of Japan, have started. China said that these exercises are the beginning of the new cooperation developing between the two countries. Russian and Chinese bombers entered into the South Korean airspace, during the exercises. Severe concerns have been expressed by Japan […]

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US approves advanced missile sales to Japan and South Korea as tensions resurface with North Korea

US approves advanced missile sales to Japan and South Korea as tensions resurface with North Korea

Washington/Tokyo/Seoul: Following the North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un’s testing of missiles, the region shows signs of increased risk due to it. The United States has decided to supply advanced weapons to Japan and South Korea, allies of the United States to counter the threat posed in the region. The US Department of Defence has approved […]

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North Korea prepares for missile tests; US warns of Harsh sanctions

North Korea prepares for missile tests; US warns of Harsh sanctions

Washington/Seoul: After the talks between US President, Donald Trump and North Korean Dictator fell through, last week, North Korea resumed with its controversial missile program. South Korea claimed that North Korea was preparing to test a long-range missile at the Sohae missile launching station. The United States has expressed anger over the development and US […]

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As demanded by the US President, South Korea will pay $920 million to host US troops

As demanded by the US President, South Korea will pay $920 million to host US troops

Seoul: South Korea has accepted the demand made by US President Donald Trump. Accordingly, South Korea will pay for the maintenance of the US military deployed for its security. An agreement to that effect was signed on Sunday. As per the agreement, South Korea will be contributing $ 920 million annually for the deployment of […]

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Chinese fighter jets intrude into the South Korean airspace; severe criticism by South Korea

Chinese fighter jets intrude into the South Korean airspace; severe criticism by South Korea

Seoul: China, claiming rights over the East and the South China Sea and creating tensions with Japan and the South East Asian countries, has now provoked South Korea. The incidences of Chinese fighter jets and surveillance aircrafts intruding into the South Korean airspace have more than doubled. It is claimed that China has threatened the […]

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North Korean secret missile bases still operational; claims renowned US study group

North Korean secret missile bases still operational; claims renowned US study group

Seoul/Washington: The Kim Jong-Un regime in North Korea has kept 13 of its missile bases secretly operational, deceiving the international community. A US study group exposed this information along with satellite photographs of the North Korean missile bases. This makes it clear that the North Korean government is continuing its provocative military activities despite the […]

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Why should the US supply arms to Saudi, Japan and South Korea at discounted rates; questions President Trump

Why should the US supply arms to Saudi, Japan and South Korea at discounted rates; questions President Trump

Virginia: ‘Saudi Arabia, Japan and South Korea are highly prosperous countries. In spite of this, why is the United States providing financial aid to their militaries? These countries must pay for this help. But the problem is that no one has asked them about it so far,’ US President Donald Trump questioned the defence assistance […]

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Against the background of the trade war with China and Europe, US and South Korea sign a fresh free trade agreement

Against the background of the trade war with China and Europe, US and South Korea sign a fresh free trade agreement

Washington/Seoul: A free trade agreement boosting the import of US cars, trucks and medicine into South Korea and easing the procedures for the same, was signed on Monday. The agreement gains significance as it is the first bilateral agreement signed by President Trump, since he came to power. President Trump expressed confidence that both the […]

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