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ASEAN Chairman's Statement hits North Korea missile tests

Nov 13, 2017 - 1:47 PM

(UPDATED) The ASEAN Chairman's Statement voices 'grave concern' over North Korea's 'recent provocative and threatening actions'

ASEAN SUMMIT. Leaders of ASEAN's 10 member-countries attend the 31st ASEAN Summit and Related Summits in the Philippines. Rappler photo

PH to North Korea: Stop ‘provocative’ missile tests, start peace talks

Sep 16, 2017 - 2:29 PM

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says the Philippine embassy in Tokyo and the Consulate General in Osaka are closely monitoring Filipinos working in Japan

TOP DIPLOMATS. Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano conveys the ASEAN position on North Korea's missile tests to North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-Ho in a meeting on August 7, 2017. File photo from DFA

PH slams North Korea for missile over Japan

Aug 29, 2017 - 11:52 AM

Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano urges North Korea to halt these dangerous and provocative actions which heighten tensions increase instability and the risk of miscalculation and could possibly endanger lives

TOP DIPLOMATS. Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano conveys the ASEAN position on North Korea's missile tests to to North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-Ho in a meeting on August 7, 2017. Photo courtesy of DFA

Duterte tells North Korean minister: 'We'd be good dialogue partner'

Aug 08, 2017 - 8:10 PM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warmly welcomes North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho to Manila

North Korea's 'guerrilla' campaign for Olympic gold

Jul 28, 2016 - 6:00 PM

The Olympics gives North Korea a chance to compete for applause and prestige rather than censure and condemnation

UN imposes toughest-ever North Korea sanctions

Mar 03, 2016 - 8:20 AM

UPDATED The Security Council unanimously passes a resolution imposing new sanctions after 7 weeks of arduous negotiations between the United States and China

Oh Joon (2nd from left), Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the UN, speaks to journalists following the adoption of the resolution on North Korea, March 2, 2016, United Nations, New York. Eskinder Debebe/UN Photo. He is flanked by Samantha Power (left), United States Permanent Representative; and Motohide Yoshikawa, Permanent Representative of Japan.

Aceh Utara akan larang pasangan nonmuhrim berboncengan

May 04, 2015 - 2:42 PM

Terobosan dari Aceh: Pasangan nonmuhrim tak boleh berboncengan tak boleh jualan pakaian tak Islami tidak boleh menampilkan manekin dan tidak boleh pertunjukan keyboard dan karaoke

Pasangan mengendarai motor di depan Masjid Aceh Agung di Banda Aceh, 7 Januari 2013. Aceh Utara akan melarang pasangan nonmuhrim berboncengan di atas sepeda motor. Foto oleh Hotli Simanjuntak/EPA

North Korea to return South Korean who crossed border

Dec 24, 2014 - 9:11 PM

Ma Sang Ho admits his illegal entry and earnestly requested to let him live in the DPRK North Korea as the south side restricts his freedom while treating him as a mentally deranged person

BORDER ZONE. In this file photo, South Korean soldiers stand guard at the Military Demarcation Line in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea, 08 May 2013. Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA

Pyongyang: South Korea's Park a 'prostitute being pimped' by Obama

Apr 27, 2014 - 10:44 PM

North Korea issues another strongly worded diatribe following US President s Obama s visit to Seoul

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North Korea to launch rocket in December: KCNA

Dec 01, 2012 - 4:47 PM

North Korea plans to launch a long range rocket between December 10 and 22 the North s official news agency says