North Korea

20.01.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

China urges US to accept North Korea’s latest offer

China urges US to accept North Korea’s latest offer

Beijing wants Washington to seriously consider recent peace overtures from North Korea. Shannon Tiezzi writing for The Diplomat, January 17, 2015, considers that the U.S. should seriously consider offers of dialogue from North Korea in order to bring an end to decades of tension on the Korean peninsula, as an … »

12.03.2014 Tony Henderson

Lighter touch to the Korean issue needed

Lighter touch to the Korean issue needed

What to do about North Korea, how to penetrate the untruths, what to propose that will lead to the best scenario of North and South Korea integration, the release from any need of occupying troops from foreign soils, and the dismantling of the nuclear weapons programmes of all sides – … »

08.01.2014 Tony Henderson

North Korea – Rodman proves them wrong!

North Korea – Rodman proves them wrong!

 They said he wouldn’t be able to form a core group of basketball players to accompany him on his North Korea tour but Dennis Rodman proved them wrong again… he told the press January 6, 2013, that a game he and other former National Basketball Association players are planning in … »

15.04.2013 Pressenza IPA

Statement on the situation on the Korean Peninsula

Statement on the situation on the Korean Peninsula

Statement on the situation on the Korean Peninsula Humanist Association of Hong Kong April 15, 2013 Press release The Humanist Association of Hong Kong notes with concern the escalation of tension on the Korean Peninsula and is totally opposed to any state threatening another, especially when that threat … »

02.04.2013 UN News Centre

Korean peninsula crisis has ‘gone too far’, warns UN chief

Korean peninsula crisis has ‘gone too far’, warns UN chief

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the current crisis on the Korean peninsula “has already gone too far,” following an announcement by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to restart its Yongbyon nuclear reactor. “I am deeply troubled. As Secretary-General, it is my duty to prevent war and to pursue … »

31.03.2013 Tony Henderson

Big Biz underlying DPRK provocations?

Big Biz underlying DPRK provocations?

While it is the US of A that appears as the most ‘belligerent’ in the current Korea’s crisis – if this is not too weak a term for practices and thus threats of a nuclear attack – questions need to be asked, is it the government of a people that … »

12.03.2013 Alyn Ware

Nuclear sabre-rattling in North East Asia: Can Godzilla be tamed?

Nuclear sabre-rattling in North East Asia: Can Godzilla be tamed?

Godzilla, a giant monster mutated by nuclear radiation, first appears in a 1954 Japanese science fiction movie by the same name, ravaging Japan in a symbolic warning about the risks of nuclear weapons. For a couple of decades Godzilla was very popular, appearing in more than 28 films as well … »

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