Korean Peninsula matters 

2018-05-11 10:55 GMT+8

It all started with sports diplomacy. Kim Jong Un, the young leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, presented an intelligence and confidence well beyond his years through brisk diplomacy with Seoul, Beijing and Washington, bringing Asia's largest powder keg back from the brink of a nuclear war. 

2018-12-27 11:05 GMT+8

The Republic of Korea (ROK)  and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) held a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday to connect railways and roads across the inter-Korean border as scheduled, according to South Korea's unification ministry. 

2018-12-26 08:16 GMT+8

The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for a project to modernize and connect roads and railways on December 26 at Panmun Station in the DPRK's border town of Kaesong.

2018-12-26 07:55 GMT+8

Many experts believe that the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) can't normalize their relations without American involvement. However, both Pyongyang and Washington disagree on several of the basic principles around the denuclearization. 

2018-12-26 14:48 GMT+8

There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of Korea), U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted on June 13, a day after his historical meeting in Singapore with DPRK leader Kim Jong Un.

2018-12-21 09:08 GMT+8

Republic of Korea's presidential Blue House held a meeting of its special committee on Wednesday to implement summit agreements with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

2018-12-19 21:24 GMT+8

Media from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) criticized the Republic of Korea (ROK) for increasing military budget and holding recent military air drills on Friday.

2018-12-14 22:26 GMT+8

The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) agreed Thursday to hold a groundbreaking ceremony later this month to inaugurate work on reconnecting railways and roads between the two Koreas that have been cut since the Korean War.

2018-12-13 18:22 GMT+8

A delegation of Republic of Korea (ROK) officials and experts was traveling to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Monday for three days of talks on forestry cooperation, Yonhap reported.

2018-12-10 11:19 GMT+8

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Sunday condemned the U.S. administration for stepping up sanctions and pressure on the nuclear-armed country, warning of a return to exchanges of fire and that disarming Pyongyang could be blocked forever.

2018-12-16 22:37 GMT+8

The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) verified the pullout of 11 guard posts each across the inter-Korean border on Wednesday inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), which has left the Korean Peninsula divided since the 1950-53 Korean war ended in an armistice.

2018-12-12 11:17 GMT+8

The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) have agreed to verify the pilot withdrawal of guard posts in the inter-Korean border area, ROK's Defense Ministry said on Thursday. 

2018-12-06 17:32 GMT+8

Editor's note: Tom Fowdy is a UK-based political analyst. The article reflects the author's views, and not necessarily those of CGTN.

2018-12-06 10:31 GMT+8

South Korea's presidential Blue House said Wednesday that it seemed difficult for Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), to visit Seoul within this year.

2018-12-12 17:16 GMT+8

The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) held a vice-ministerial-level meeting Friday at the inter-Korean liaison office in the DPRK's border city of Kaesong.

2018-12-07 14:02 GMT+8

Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) were currently in talks to set schedule for a joint road inspection to modernize and connect roads across the inter-Korean border, Seoul's unification ministry said on Wednesday.

2018-12-05 20:07 GMT+8

The Republic of Korea (ROK) President Moon Jae-in has said that a possibility for the visit by Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), to Seoul was left open, local media reported on Monday.

2018-12-03 15:14 GMT+8

U.S. President Donald Trump has said he will likely have a second summit with the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong Un, in January or February, Western media outlets report.

2018-12-02 17:22 GMT+8

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday has met his Republic of Korea (ROK) counterpart Moon Jae-in to discuss recent developments regarding the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

2018-12-01 20:41 GMT+8

A train carrying the Republic of Korea's (ROK) engineers and officials crossed into the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Friday to begin a landmark joint survey to reconnect railway tracks between the two countries.

2018-11-30 13:08 GMT+8

Editor's note: Tom Fowdy is a UK-based political analyst. The article reflects the author's views, and not necessarily those of CGTN.

2018-11-30 07:57 GMT+8

The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) have agreed to conduct a joint inspection on railways across the border from November 30, Seoul's unification ministry said Wednesday.

2018-11-28 16:41 GMT+8

Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) leader Kim Jong Un is willing to allow inspectors into its main nuclear complex, Yonhap news agency reported on Tuesday, citing a senior diplomatic source.

2018-11-28 10:32 GMT+8

The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) are in talks to launch a joint inspection to modernize and connect railways across the inter-Korean border, Seoul's unification ministry said Monday.

2018-11-26 15:25 GMT+8

The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) marked a new step in their reconciliation efforts on Monday as UNESCO accepted a joint bid for Korean wrestling to be recognized as one of the world's most treasured cultural practices.

2018-11-27 11:33 GMT+8

The Republic of Korea (ROK)'s unification ministry said on Friday that the country's economic cooperation with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) would be possible under denuclearization and improved inter-Korean relations.

2018-11-23 17:29 GMT+8

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea (ROK) connected a road across their shared border for the first time in 14 years, the ROK Ministry of National Defense said Thursday in the latest reconciliation gesture between the neighbors.

2018-11-22 20:53 GMT+8

The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) have agreed to hold working-level talks later this week to upgrade the inter-Korean direct communication lines across the border, Seoul's unification ministry said Wednesday.

2018-11-21 19:35 GMT+8

The United States remains confident that promises made by President Donald Trump and leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un at their Singapore summit will be fulfilled, a US State Department spokesman said on Thursday, after the DPRK said it successfully tested a new tactical weapon.

2018-11-16 07:58 GMT+8

‍Pyongyang exploded 10 guard posts in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) Tuesday as part of an inter-Korean agreement to withdraw them to reduce tensions and prevent accidental clashes, Yonhap reported, citing Seoul's defense ministry.

2018-11-21 08:21 GMT+8

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) announced the last of the 2018 Seamaster ITTF World Tour Grand Finals in the Republic of Korea's (ROK) Incheon between December 13 and 16. ROK and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) sent the united pair of Jang Woo-jin (ROK) and Cha Hyo Sim (DPRK) for mixed doubles.

2018-11-12 19:22 GMT+8

The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Monday started working-level talks to schedule the joint survey of roads across the inter-Korean border to modernize and eventually connect cross-border roads.

2018-11-12 15:12 GMT+8

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea (ROK) began destroying 20 front-line guard posts on Sunday under a plan to reduce tensions on the border, Yonhap reported citing Seoul's Defense Ministry.

2018-11-11 22:49 GMT+8

South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) agreed Friday to hold working-level talks early next week to schedule the joint survey of roads across the inter-Korean border, according to South Korea's Unification Ministry.

2018-11-09 18:20 GMT+8

The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) agreed on Wednesday to exchange information on infectious diseases on a trial basis by the end of this year to jointly prevent the spread and entry of contagious diseases. 

2018-11-07 20:51 GMT+8

President of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Moon Jae-in said on Monday that his country was preparing for a visit by Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to Seoul, assuming it would happen by the end of this year.

2018-11-05 19:10 GMT+8

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) warned the United States it will seriously consider returning to a state policy aimed at building nuclear weapons if Washington does not end tough economic sanctions against the impoverished country. 

2018-11-04 15:02 GMT+8

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea (ROK) agreed on Friday to inform the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of intent to co-host the 2032 Olympics, Yonhaps reported.

2018-11-02 14:33 GMT+8