Korean Peninsula matters 

2018-05-11 10:55 GMT+8

‍The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has invited a handful of international media to witness the dismantling of the Punggye-ri nuclear site, which is scheduled from Wednesday to Friday. The journalists arrived in the DPRK moments ago and CGTN is on the DPRK's invitation list. 

2018-05-22 10:02 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with the delegation from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) ruling Workers' Party in Beijing on Wednesday. 

2018-05-16 19:12 GMT+8

Republic of Korea's President Moon Jae-in is meeting US President Donald Trump in Washington on Tuesday, talks that could decide whether the US president's summit with the North's leader Kim Jong Un goes ahead.

2018-05-22 12:03 GMT+8

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has demanded the return of a group of women that the DPRK said were abducted two years ago by Republic of Korea (ROK) intelligence agencies.

2018-05-20 15:50 GMT+8

South Korea's military will continue the annual joint war games with the United States this year, Seoul's defense ministry said Monday.

2018-05-21 16:56 GMT+8

Beijing stands for stability and peace on the Korean Peninsula and for settlement of the issue through talks, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Friday, dismissing allegations that Beijing is influencing Pyongyang after it threatened to drop a scheduled meeting with US President Donald Trump.

2018-05-18 18:02 GMT+8

US President Donald Trump acknowledged on Wednesday it was unclear if his summit with leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un would go ahead after Pyongyang threatened to pull out of the unprecedented meeting, a move that could deny him a potentially major foreign policy achievement.

2018-05-17 09:45 GMT+8

All concerned parties on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue should move towards each other, not in the opposite direction, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Wednesday.

2018-05-17 14:52 GMT+8

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Wednesday cancelled talks with the Republic of Korea over the Max Thunder joint military exercise being held between the US and the Republic of Korea (ROK), and threw into doubt the summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump scheduled for June 12.

2018-05-16 22:03 GMT+8

The efforts of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) toward solving the Korean Peninsula crisis should be fully recognized, encouraged, welcomed and supported by the international community, said Chinese Foreign ministry spokesperson Lu Kang on Thursday. He called on all parties concerned to meet the DPRK halfway.

2018-05-17 21:17 GMT+8

“We haven’t been notified at all” about the threat, Trump said as he welcomed the president of Uzbekistan to the White House.

2018-05-17 01:49 GMT+8

China called on the DPRK and the US to create good conditions for the meeting between their leaders and make active efforts to achieve denuclearization and lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula.

2018-05-16 16:17 GMT+8

The summit between the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump is anticipated for May or June, as a result of months of improving inter-Korean relations. Trump on Wednesday said he will announce the date and venue of his meeting with Kim within three days. 

2018-05-10 15:01 GMT+8

Visiting Washington, Chinese State Councilor, also Foreign Minister, Wang Yi told Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday that if the United States seeks peace with Pyongyang and wants to make history, now is the time for the two countries' leaders to hold their first-ever summit.

2018-05-24 07:21 GMT+8

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that his meeting with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s top leader Kim Jong Un will absolutely happen.

2018-05-24 10:37 GMT+8

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov plans to visit the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Russian news agencies quoted a foreign ministry spokeswoman as saying on Wednesday. 

2018-05-24 07:54 GMT+8

Editor's note: Cheng Xiaohe is an associate Professor at the School of International Studies under Renmin University of China, and he is also a senior researcher with Pangoal Institute. The article reflects the author’s opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-05-24 10:08 GMT+8

US President Donald Trump met with the Republic of Korea (ROK) President, Moon Jae-in, at the White House on Tuesday. The leaders discussed the planned nuclear talks between Trump and the Democratic Republic of Korea (DPRK) leader, Kim Jong Un, expected to take place in three weeks.

2018-05-24 10:59 GMT+8

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will be destroying all of the tunnels at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site in front of invited foreign media. Located in the country's North Hamgyong Province which borders China, the Punggye-ri test site is where Pyongyang conducted all six nuclear tests. 

2018-05-23 21:28 GMT+8

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that the United States is prepared to walk away from negotiations with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) if the upcoming talks on its nuclear program head in the wrong direction.

2018-05-23 21:50 GMT+8

Around two dozen reporters, including me with CGTN, have been invited by the DPRK government to film the dismantling of the Punggye-ri nuclear facility, where the DPRK has conducted all six of its nuclear tests since 2006.

2018-05-23 19:05 GMT+8

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has accepted the list of journalists from the Republic of Korea (ROK) to cover the Punggye-ri nuclear test site demolition, according to the ROK's Unification Ministry. The reporters are expected to travel to Wonsan, a port city in the eastern part of the DPRK at 12:30 Wednesday afternoon.

2018-05-23 08:46 GMT+8

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday there was a “substantial chance” his summit with Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) leader Kim Jong Un will not take place as planned on June 12 amid concerns that Kim is resistant to giving up his nuclear weapons.

2018-05-23 07:49 GMT+8

With the potential of Pyongyang opening up to the rest of the world, the Chinese city of Dandong on the border with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is dealing with newfound interest by implementing new restrictions on housing prices.

2018-05-23 13:54 GMT+8

US President Donald Trump on Friday nominated Admiral Harry Harris, head of the US Pacific Command, as US ambassador to the Republic of Korea (ROK) ahead of a summit with DPRK leader Kim Jong Un, which was scheduled for next month but since called into question by Pyongyang.

2018-05-19 08:29 GMT+8

In China, people often say “the weather in June changes unpredictably just like a child's temper.” It is hard to think of a more apt proverb to describe the recent situation in Northeast Asia. 

2018-05-16 18:10 GMT+8

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said on Wednesday it will cancel the forthcoming summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump if Washington seeks to push Pyongyang into unilaterally giving up its nuclear program, casting shadow on the upcoming meeting. 

2018-05-16 10:54 GMT+8

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Wednesday threw into question an unprecedented summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump scheduled for next month, denouncing military exercises between the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the United States as a provocation and calling off high-level talks with Seoul.

2018-05-16 08:50 GMT+8

The date and time have been announced for the highly anticipated Trump-Kim summit: June 12th in Singapore. Now the question on everyone’s mind is why?

2018-05-11 11:26 GMT+8

‍US President Donald Trump will meet Kim Jong Un, leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), on June 12 in Singapore, Trump announced in a tweet on Thursday.

2018-05-10 22:41 GMT+8

The United States is committed to working with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to achieve peace on the Korean Peninsula, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told DPRK's officials in Pyongyang on Wednesday.

2018-05-09 09:17 GMT+8

In just 42 days since his last trip to Beijing on March 28, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) leader Kim Jong Un once again appeared in Dalian, China, a scenic harbor city. Historically, it's a place that witnessed the decline and fall of China during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. However, this time around, the meeting there between Kim and President Xi Jinping symbolizes China's important role in leading the way for denuclearization and peace on the Korean Peninsula.

2018-05-09 12:50 GMT+8

On May 7, the DPRK leader Kim Jong Un made a surprise visit to Dalian, China. This was his second visit to China in just 40 days. Kim's two visits to China in such a short period of time exceeds any routine diplomatic practices. This unusual turn of events is of course closely related to the rapid changing situation on the Korean Peninsula.

2018-05-09 15:55 GMT+8

After US President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied the international efforts by sacking the Iran nuclear deal, an expert warned that the US should do everything to help the “positive progress’’ on the Korean Peninsula, not something against it.

2018-05-09 16:26 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping welcomed his counterpart Kim Jong Un from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) again in Dalian City, northeast China’s Liaoning Province, where the two countries share borders, following their last face-to-face exchange in Beijing over one month ago. 

2018-05-09 22:55 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) leader Kim Jong Un wrapped up their second meeting in northeast China's port city of Dalian on Tuesday. 

2018-05-08 22:51 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping has met with Kim Jong Un, the leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) for the second time since late March, as the situation on the Korean Peninsula heads towards more stability.

2018-05-08 19:03 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping held a phone conversation with US President Donald Trump on trade and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) issue on Tuesday.

2018-05-08 23:14 GMT+8