Tag: South Korea

South Korea, UK agree to sign free trade deal ahead of #Brexit

South Korea, UK agree to sign free trade deal ahead of #Brexit

| June 10, 2019

South Korea and Britain have agreed in principle to sign a separate free trade deal ahead of Britain’s exit from the European Union in late October, South Korea’s trade ministry said on Monday, writes Reuters’ Jane Chung and Hyunjoo Jin. The deal would help South Korea minimize trade uncertainty and maintain trade with Britain based on Seoul’s […]

Continue Reading

#NorthKorea warns US sceptics as Kim heads for summit with Trump

#NorthKorea warns US sceptics as Kim heads for summit with Trump

| February 25, 2019

North Korea warned President Donald Trump on Sunday not to listen to US critics who were disrupting efforts to improve ties, as its leader, Kim Jong Un, made his way across China by train to a second summit with Trump in Vietnam, write Jack Kim and Josh Smith. The two leaders will meet in Hanoi […]

Continue Reading

#NorthKorea to send team to Winter Games, South to consider easing bans after talks

#NorthKorea to send team to Winter Games, South to consider easing bans after talks

| January 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

North Korea said during rare talks with the South on Tuesday it would send a delegation to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea next month and Seoul said it was prepared to lift some sanctions temporarily so the visit could take place, write Christine Kim and Josh Smith. At the first formal talks with South Korea in […]

Continue Reading

#Cryptocurrencies: To use or refuse?

#Cryptocurrencies: To use or refuse?

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

On November 29 bitcoin has cracked another record by reaching $11 000 in price. The largest digital currency has risen to a staggering amount of more than 1,000 percent this year. This has increased total cryptocurrencies capitalization to $300 billion, including $161bn bitcoin capitalization. Second largest digital currency Etherium owns another $46bn of the total […]

Continue Reading

NATO calls latest ballistic missile test by North Korea a threat to international peace and security

NATO calls latest ballistic missile test by North Korea a threat to international peace and security

| May 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu described the launch of a new ballistic missile test by North Korea this morning (14 May 2017) as a new and flagrant breach of a series of United Nations Security Council Resolutions, constituting a threat to international peace and security. NATO said that this is a time when de-escalation is needed, […]

Continue Reading

#Asia shares rally in sharp turnaround from Trump shock

#Asia shares rally in sharp turnaround from Trump shock

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Asian shares rallied on Thursday (9 November) and the dollar firmed in a remarkable snapback from the shock of Republican Donald Trump’s presidential victory, though the speed of the reversal left some market watchers scratching their heads, write Wayne Cole and Shinichi Saoshiro. Spreadbetters expected the upsurge in equities to continue in Europe, forecasting a […]

Continue Reading

#Technology: EU and Brazil to work together on 5G mobile technology

#Technology: EU and Brazil to work together on 5G mobile technology

| February 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

The EU and Brazil signed an agreement to develop 5G, the next generation of communication networks. The Commission also started work on an action plan to deploy the technology in the EU by 2020. In the future, everybody and everything will use 5G. By 2020, there will be 26 billion connected devices and 70 percent […]

Continue Reading