North Korea lifts the veil, telling residents about ‘historic’ Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump summit

North Korea lifts the veil, telling residents about ‘historic’ Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump summit

Updated June 12, 2018 09:12:44 North Koreans got their first big dose of news on Monday that their leader Kim Jong-un had arrived in Singapore for what even the state-run media was calling a historic meeting with US President Donald Trump. The news was the top — and only — …

Donald Trump ‘optimistic’ ahead of one-on-one talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un

Donald Trump ‘optimistic’ ahead of one-on-one talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un

Updated June 11, 2018 23:14:14 Photo: Mr Trump expressed optimism despite gaps on what denuclearisation would entail. (Reuters: Kim Kyung-hoon) US President Donald Trump is forecasting a “nice” outcome for his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, who spent his last day before the summit out of view. Key …

North Korea summit: What a chocolate biscuit tells us about Kim Jong-un’s motivations

North Korea summit: What a chocolate biscuit tells us about Kim Jong-un’s motivations

Posted June 11, 2018 17:20:13 Photo: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has arrived in Singapore and will be keen to win concessions for the North Korean economy. (AP: Ministry of Communications and Information of Singapore) Since Kim Jong-un took the reins of power, and got those prized nukes, he …

Donald Trump arrives in Singapore ahead of summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un

Donald Trump arrives in Singapore ahead of summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un

Updated June 10, 2018 22:43:51 US President Donald Trump has arrived in Singapore for Tuesday’s historic summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un. External Link: Vivian Balakrishnan Kim Jong-Un arrives Mr Trump flew into Singapore’s Paya Lebar Air Base aboard Air Force One, arriving just hours after Mr Kim. The jet …

Donald Trump thinks he’s a dealmaker but experts fear the summit is a trap by North Korea – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump thinks he’s a dealmaker but experts fear the summit is a trap by North Korea – Donald Trump’s America

Posted June 10, 2018 05:24:52 Photo: There is concern Donald Trump will rush into a deal with North Korea and miss the required details. (Reuters: Kevin Lamarque) As Donald Trump flies into Singapore on a mission fraught with political and military risk, experts fear he’s being expertly played. “I think …

North Korea must open up to improve economy and living standards, but China also stands to gain

North Korea must open up to improve economy and living standards, but China also stands to gain

Posted June 10, 2018 06:12:50 Photo: North Korea’s economic future will be closely linked to China. (AP: Ju Peng/Xinhua) In North Korea, an unreported revolution has been taking place inside its struggling economy. Since coming to power in 2012, Kim Jong-un has rolled out the biggest economic reforms the country …

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un lands in Singapore ahead of summit with Donald Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un lands in Singapore ahead of summit with Donald Trump

Updated June 10, 2018 19:02:46 North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in Singapore ahead of one of the most unusual and highly anticipated summits in recent world history, a sit-down on Tuesday with US President Donald Trump meant to settle a standoff over Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal. External Link: Vivian …

Hopes this week’s Trump-Kim summit will stem the tide of North Korean ghost ships washing ashore in Japan

Hopes this week’s Trump-Kim summit will stem the tide of North Korean ghost ships washing ashore in Japan

Updated June 10, 2018 08:49:38 On a desolate stretch of Japan’s north-western coast lies a wrecked, wooden fishing boat with weather-beaten Korean characters near the bow. Key points: ‘Ghost ships’ are so named because they often appear on beaches empty, or only with skeletal remains In the last year 104 …

North Melbourne Kangaroos captain Jack Ziebell injured by advertising board during Geelong Cats game

North Melbourne Kangaroos captain Jack Ziebell injured by advertising board during Geelong Cats game

Updated June 10, 2018 09:10:56 Photo: Kangaroos captain Jack Ziebell (centre) was kept off the field for 10 minutes to stop the bleeding from his knees. (AAP: Julian Smith) Related Story: Swans too good for the Saints as Geelong, GWS clinch wins Kangaroos captain Jack Ziebell was forced from the …

North Korea summit: To decode Kim Jong-un’s intentions, you need to understand theatre

North Korea summit: To decode Kim Jong-un’s intentions, you need to understand theatre

By Euan Graham Updated June 09, 2018 10:17:15 Photo: South Korean President Moon Jae-in was all smiles when meeting Kim Jong-un, but Pyongyang has suffered only limited reprisals despite killing the South’s civilians and military personnel. (AP: Korea Summit Press Pool) Since the end of the Korean War, North Korea’s …