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With military parade, Kim Jong Un thumbs nose at US

With military parade, Kim Jong Un thumbs nose at US.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarFeb 9th, 2018

North Korea holds military parade on eve of Games

SEOUL: North Korea staged a military parade in Pyongyang on Thursday, in a show of strength just a day before the Winter Olympics open in the South. The nuclear-armed North is on an Olympics-linked charm offensive—sending a troupe of performers, hundreds of female cheerleaders, and the sister of leader Kim Jong Un to South Korea. [...] The post North Korea holds military parade on eve of Games appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2018

N. Korea air show thumbs nose at sanctions

Just weeks after carrying out its fifth nuclear test, North Korea put on an unprecedented civilian and military air force display Saturday at the country's first ever public aviation show......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsSep 24th, 2016

N. Korea unlikely to return to talks with South over drills

      SEOUL, South Korea --- North Korea strongly criticized South Korea over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military exercises on Thursday and said it will not return to talks with its rival until Seoul resolves its grievances. The comments came a day after North Korea canceled a high-level meeting with the South because of the drills and threatened to scrap next month's historic meeting between its leader, Kim Jong Un, and President Donald Trump, saying it has no interest in a "one-sided" affair meant to pressure it to abandon its nuclear weapons. The North's threat cooled what had been an unusual flurry of diplomatic moves from a country that last year con...Keep on reading: N. Korea unlikely to return to talks with South over drills.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

About face

SEOUL -- North Korea threatened Wednesday to cancel the forthcoming summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump if Washington seeks to push Pyongyang into unilaterally giving up its nuclear arsenal. It also cancelled high-level talks due Wednesday with Seoul over the Max Thunder joint military exercises being….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

North Korea threatens to cancel U.S. summit

SEOUL, South Korea (UPDATED) – North Korea threatened Wednesday, May 16, to cancel the forthcoming  summit between leader Kim Jong-Un and President Donald Trump  if Washington seeks to push Pyongyang into unilaterally giving up its nuclear arsenal. It also cancelled high-level talks due Wednesday with Seoul over the Max Thunder joint military exercises being held between the United States and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

From PH Rise, Duterte urged to proceed to Panatag, WPS

A maritime law expert is urging President Duterte not to make next week's visit to the Philippine Rise a "sideshow with colorful but empty utterances of protecting sovereignty and sovereign rights."   Jay Batongbacal, director of the University of the Philippines' Institute for Maritime Affairs and Law of the Sea, also said the President should extend his trip by proceeding to the West Philippine Sea (WPS) to show his "grit."   "He should show some grit and at least try to show that he is not leading the country into vassalage under China, in the same way that the military, through the current Balikatan Exercises, is thumbing its nose at China's creeping assertions ...Keep on reading: From PH Rise, Duterte urged to proceed to Panatag, WPS.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 12th, 2018

Replica Panmunjom village draws tourists after Korea summit

With access to the real DMZ restricted, tourists are flocking to a replica of the border truce village of Panmunjom to re-enact the scene of the leaders of the two Koreas shaking hands. With a low cement block between them marking the "border", they shake hands as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in did when they met at Panmunjom on April 27. Many visitors joined hands and hopped over the mock Military Demarcation Line to the "North" and back, re-enacting the scene that was broadcast live. "My children urged me to come here after they saw the the famous scene on TV at school class," Park Sook-hyun, a 44-year-old housewife, told AFP. Chu...Keep on reading: Replica Panmunjom village draws tourists after Korea summit.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 10th, 2018

North and South Korea hold historic summit

Goyang, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the South’s President Moon Jae-in held a historic summit Friday after shaking hands over the Military Demarcation Line that divides their countries, in a gesture laden with symbolism. Kim said he was “filled with emotion” after stepping over the concrete blocks, making him the […] The post North and South Korea hold historic summit appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 27th, 2018

North and South Korea hold historic summit

GOYANG, South Korea -- The leaders of the two Koreas held a landmark summit Friday after a highly symbolic handshake over the Military Demarcation Line that divides their countries, with the North’s Kim Jong Un declaring they were at the “threshold of a new history”. Kim said he was “filled….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 27th, 2018

S.Korean President Moon Greets DPRK Leader Kim After Kim Walks Across Border

South Korean President Moon Jae-in greeted Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Friday after Kim walked across the military demarcation line (MDL) inside the border village of Panmunjom. Moon and Kim shook hands standing on the South Korean and the DPRK sides, respectively, of Panmunjom. After walking across […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsApr 27th, 2018

North and South Korea hold historic summit

GOYANG, South Korea (3rd UPDATE) –  North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and the South's President Moon Jae-in  held a  historic summit Friday, April 27, after shaking hands  over the Military Demarcation Line that divides their countries, in a gesture laden with symbolism. "I am happy to meet you," a smiling Moon told Kim before the visitor stepped over the concrete blocks, making him the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 27th, 2018

Kim and Moon meeting, Demolition of Boracay structures, Cosby found guilty | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in shake hands over the Military Demarcation Line.  Over half a thousand structures are facing demolition in Boracay on the first day of the world-famous island's rehabilitation. U nited States television icon Bill Cosby is convicted of sexual assault.   Executive Producer / Writer.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 27th, 2018

Two Koreas’ leaders in historic handshake

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the South’s President Moon Jae-in shook hands Friday over the Military Demarcation Line that divides their countries in a gesture laden with symbolism ahead of a historic summit. “I am happy to meet you,” Moon told Kim before the visitor stepped over the line, making him the [...] The post Two Koreas’ leaders in historic handshake appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 27th, 2018

Kim and Moon to meet at military demarcation line before summit

SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un and the South's president Moon Jae-in will meet at the Military Demarcation Line that divides the peninsula before their summit Friday, April 27, Seoul said, in an occasion laden with symbolism. Moon will greet his visitor at the concrete blocks that ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 26th, 2018

This Week’s Festivals: March 11-17, 2018

  March 11 to 16   Seslong Festival   The customs and traditions of indigenous peoples in the province are showcased in this festival in T'boli, South Cotabato province. Seslong is a T'boli term for "a gathering of people to trade goods or celebrate a socio-cultural heritage." The festivities include a civic and military parade, farmer's day, concert, street dancing competition and grand parade.   March 16   Strawberry Festival   Dubbed the "Strawberry Capital of the Philippines," the town of La Trinidad in Benguet province celebrates its major industry. With this year's theme, "La Trinidad's Strawberries Forever," activi...Keep on reading: This Week’s Festivals: March 11-17, 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 10th, 2018

Trump to get his military parade – without tanks

A military parade requested by President Donald Trump will take place in November on Veterans Day in Washington DC, but to minimize damage to roads it will not include tanks, a Pentagon memo released on Friday said......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMar 10th, 2018

Military vehicles to roll through Washington in parade

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Military vehicles will roll through Washington on November 11 in a salute to veterans, a Pentagon memo said on Friday (Thursday in Manila), detailing President Donald Trump’s dream of hosting a military parade. The White House announced a month ago that Trump had asked for a large-scale military parade, an unconventional call that [...] The post Military vehicles to roll through Washington in parade appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 10th, 2018

Military vehicles to roll through Washington in parade

WASHINGTON, United States – Military vehicles will roll through Washington on November 11 in a salute to veterans, a Pentagon memo said Friday, March 9 detailing President Donald Trump's dream of hosting a military parade. The White House announced a month ago that Trump had asked for a large-scale military parade, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 10th, 2018

Estonia marks 100th anniversary of independence declaration

TALLINN, Estonia – Estonia on Saturday, February 24, celebrated 100 years since declaring independence with a military parade and other festivities in the Baltic state, which is now firmly ensconced in the West, though tensions remain with neighbor Russia. Flag-waving Estonians watched the parade in capital Tallin, with about 11,000 soldiers ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2018

Democratic mayors sniff at Trump’s military parade idea

The mayors of big American cities, a largely Democratic bunch, love parades, but few are lining up to host the Bastille Day-style military display that Republican President Donald Trump has asked the Pentagon to prepare......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2018