According to a group of 34 foreign affairs and security experts surveyed by the JoongAng Ilbo, only one responded that the Biden administration could consider partially easing sanctions on North Korea for the sake of improving inter-Korean relations
Korean diplomats negotiating the release of a Korean oil tanker left Iran empty-handed Tuesday after disagreeing over frozen Iranian funds and claims of pollution.
Iran seized a South Korean-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz Monday amid ongoing tension with Washington and discussions with Seoul over what to do with Tehran’s assets frozen in Korean banks.
Through its media bashing and trade sanctions, China has sent a clear message to the world that any state critical of Beijing and any governments that pose problems for Chinese enterprises could be vulnerable to retribution,...
The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday imposed new sanctions for Chinese companies and vessels accused of skirting United Nations resolutions banning coal shipments from North Korea.
Seoul’s top inter-Korean agency is seeking a wholesale exemption for humanitarian aid from United Nations sanctions on North Korea, a senior official said Tuesday.
China is flagrantly evading enforcement of United Nations sanctions toward North Korea, and is consequently enabling Pyongyang’s weapons program, a senior U.S. State Department official said Tuesday.
The United Nations Security Council’s sanctions committee on Monday adopted new guidelines to fast-track procedures for humanitarian aid groups to receive exemptions from UN sanctions on North Korea.
The U.S. State Department will award up to $3 million in grants to organizations focusing on human rights in North Korea.
Punishments for brokerages that pushed a Ponzi scheme on unsuspecting investors are to be relatively light, with the FSS targeting mainly retired executives and ordering selective and limited closings and unspecified fines in the Lime scandal.