The U.S. Department of the Treasury labeled China a currency manipulator on Monday (local time). The department is claiming that the Chinese government controlling the foreign exchange market has forcefully appreciated the yuan to reduce its trade deficit. After the U.S. made an announcement to increase tariffs [Read more]
As Pyongyang tries to exclude Seoul, it's time to strengthen cooperation with US.
It was not very long ago that Donald Trump was calling North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “Little Rocket Man” and threatening to rain “fire and fury” down on North Korea. In response, Kim called Trump a “dotard” and promised an equally fiery attack on the United States.
But now, two summits, the exchange of [Read more]
The 2016 U.S. presidential election shows that ... the more unexpected the results are, the more people will find it hard to live with.
At the U.S.-Japan summit in Washington on April 26, the two leaders of the U.S. and Japan discussed South Korea’s passive response to cooperation with the U.S. and Japan, according to a Japanese government source yesterday. Earlier on April 11, the Korea-U.S. summit was held at the White House. After talking with [Read more]
Trump’s "tariff bombs," which he says are to protect the United States’ industries, are shaking the world trade order.
"The US stock markets hover around historical highs. And Asian stock markets are still guided by sentiment in Wall Street."
South Korea needs to persuade the North to stick to current strategy while getting the US to be more flexible.
Amid the dramatic changes on the Korean Peninsula last year, many people thought that the emergence of US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was a providential opportunity. That idea was grounded in the belief that Trump is different from the US presidents that have preceded him, and that Kim is [Read more]