Free Press Journal
  • US sanctions on N Korean IT firms in China, Russia

    Washington : The US has imposed sanctions on two North Korean-controlled information technology (IT) companies based in China and Russia, accusing them of moving illicit funds to Pyongyang, the media reported.

  • Trump writes warm letter to Kim, wants to meet him again

    Washington : North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has written a “very warm” letter to US President Donald Trump requesting him for a second meeting, the White House has said, asserting that it is open to the idea and is already in the process of preparing ground for the high-profile summit.

  • Koreas to shut down some border guard posts: Seoul

    Seoul : North and South Korea have agreed to close some guard posts along their border on a trial basis, Seoul’s defence minister told parliament Tuesday amid a rapid diplomatic thaw.

  • N Korea very serious about dismantling its nukes: US Prez

    Washington : North Korea is “very serious” about dismantling its nuclear weapons, US President Donald Trump said on Monday, dismissing reports that Pyongyang does not intend to fully surrender its nuclear stockpiles.

  • White House Deputy Chief of Staff steps down

    Washington : Joe Hagin, the White House Deputy Chief of Staff who orchestrated logistics for the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has stepped down and will depart the administration next month.

  • TOPSHOT-SINGAPORE-US-NKOREA-DIPLOMACY-SUMMIT

    Now, lift sanction on pyongyang, says china

    Beijing : As US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un held their historic summit in Singapore on Tuesday, a wary China made out a case for lifting of UN sanctions against Pyongyang and highlighted its central role in working out a new peace mechanism for the Korean Peninsula.

  • Trump celebrates 72nd birthday in Singapore

    Singapore:Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday surprised Donald Trump with a big birthday cake, ahead of the US President’s historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un here on Tuesday.

  • Trump and Kim lookalikes hold ‘summit’ in Singapore

    Singapore : While access to the historic summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be tightly restricted, hundreds of Singaporeans got the next best thing on Saturday when two lookalikes showed up at a downtown mall.

  • Would invite Kim to White House if Singapore talks go well: Trump

    Washington : US President Donald Trump on Friday said he would consider inviting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to the White House if their Singapore summit on Tuesday goes well but made it clear that he is ready to “walk away” from the meeting if his goals were not achieved.

  • Trump, Kim to meet at Sentosa Island

    Washington : US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will meet at the Capella Hotel on Singapore’s Sentosa Island, the White House has said.

  • Trump-Kim summit to take place on June 12

     Washington : The preparations for the summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un next Tuesday in Singapore are going well with “significant progress” made, the White House said today, painting an upbeat picture of the unprecedented meeting.

  • US trying to find a discreet way to pay Kim’s hotel bill

     Singapore : As preparations are underway for the historic US-North Korea summit, American officials are trying to solve the logistical issue of who will pay for North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s housing at an island resort off the coast of Singapore, a report said.

  • US team in N Korea to prepare for summit with Kim: Trump

    Washington : President Donald Trump on Monday said a US team was in North Korea for preparatory talks ahead of a potential meeting between him and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, signalling that the much-talked about summit in Singapore on June 12 was back on track.

  • NKorea’s Kim commits to summit with Trump and denuclearization

    Soeul : South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un committed in their surprise meeting to sitting down with American President Donald Trump and to a “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

  • Trump-Kim meet on June 12

     Washington : US President Donald Trump on Thursday announced that he will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on June 12 in Singapore, the  first-ever summit between the top leaders of the two Cold War rivals to discuss the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula.

  • Things going very well, says Trump after talks with S Korea

    Washington : US President Donald Trump said Saturday that “things are going very well” after talking with South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in about an upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.