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Carl Arnaiz, Tagle, PH Embassy in South Korea | Midday wRap

Sep 08, 2017 - 1:24 PM

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Reynaldo de Guzman, Uson, North Korea sanctions | Midday wRap

Sep 07, 2017 - 12:17 PM

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Sep 04, 2017 - 7:40 PM

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North Korea and its nuclear test: What next?

Sep 04, 2017 - 8:30 AM

Here are some key questions around the blast and the isolated state s nuclear program

People watch a television display at a train station in Seoul on September 3, 2017 showing a news broadcast about North Korea's latest possible nuclear test. Ed Jones/AFP

PH hits North Korea over 'provocative' H-bomb test

Sep 03, 2017 - 7:05 PM

UPDATED The Department of Foreign Affairs assures Filipinos in Seoul that it is ready to help with evacuation if the situation further escalates

Photo from DFA

North Korea declares H-bomb test 'a perfect success'

Sep 03, 2017 - 12:12 PM

6th UPDATE It marks a very significant occasion in attaining the final goal of completing the state nuclear force says a Pyongyang newsreader

IN THE NEWS. People watch a television display at a train station in Seoul on September 3, 2017 showing a news broadcast about North Korea's latest possible nuclear test. Ed Jones/AFP

North Korea has developed H-bomb missile warhead – state media

Sep 03, 2017 - 8:12 AM

North Korea has developed a hydrogen bomb which can be loaded into the country s new intercontinental ballistic missile the KCNA claims

This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on September 2, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) attending a photo session with participants of the fourth conference of active secretaries of primary organizations of the youth league of the Korean People's Army (KPA) in Pyongyang. KCNA via KNS/AFP

Obama signs North Korea sanctions – White House

Feb 19, 2016 - 10:12 AM

White House spokesman Josh Earnest says the White House hopes the sanctions will serve to increase pressure on North Korea

NORTH KOREA SANCTIONS. US President Barack Obama sign new sanctions against North Korea to punish the reclusive Asian nation for its provocative recent nuclear test and rocket launch. File photo by Shawn Thew/EPA

US, allies press China to back strong resolution over N. Korea nuclear test

Jan 16, 2016 - 9:29 PM

Japan South Korea and the US are aiming to help adopt a UN resolution with the strongest possible contents at the earliest timing

H-bomb or no, North Korea test still great concern – Hecker

Jan 08, 2016 - 8:17 PM

Speculations on whether Pyongyang s latest test was of a hydrogen bomb or not misses the point one of the world s authorities on North Korea s nuclear programs says

US and Asia allies vow steep price for North Korea nuclear test

Jan 07, 2016 - 3:33 PM

UPDATED The leaders of the US Japan and South Korea speak by phone a day after Pyongyang s shock announcement that it had tested its first hydrogen bomb

'SEISMIC' ACTIVITY. Ko Yun-hwa (L), of South Korea's Meteorological Administration, and Yun Won-Tae (R), general director of the Earthquake and Volcano department of the Korea Meteorological Administration, look at a screen showing seismic waves from North Korea at the Korea Meteorological Administration center in Seoul, South Korea, 06 January 2016. Bae Woo-Hwan/EPA

PH alarmed at North Korea’s reported H-bomb

Jan 06, 2016 - 7:48 PM

The Philippines urges North Korea to abandon all nuclear weapons and programs for the sake of peace and stability

HYDROGEN BOMB. A lab employee from the Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety's regional office in Gangneung, east of Seoul, checks for radioactive traces in the air, in Gangneung, January 6, 2016, soon after North Korea announced it successfully conducted a hydrogen bomb test. Photo by Yonhap/EPA

N. Korea leader touts 'thrilling sound' of H-bomb in test order

Jan 06, 2016 - 4:55 PM

Kim Jong Un: Let s begin the year of 2016 with the thrilling sound of our first hydrogen bomb explosion so that the whole world will look up to our socialist nuclear armed republic and the great Workers Party of Korea

KIM JONG-UN. An undated photo published by the North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) supplied by Yonhap News Agency (YNA) on 06 January 2016 shows North Korea's top leader Kim Jong-un sign an order for the country to conduct a hydrogen bomb test. Photo by North Korean Central News Agency/EPA

UN sanctions threat over North Korea nuclear test

Jan 06, 2016 - 3:18 PM

UPDATED The 15 member council strongly condemns the test and says it will begin work on a new UN draft resolution that would contain further significant measures

TABLE OF POWER. Wide view of the UN Security Council Chamber, 30 September 2014, United Nations, New York. Kim Haughton/UN Photo/File

Experts skeptical over North Korean H-bomb claim

Jan 06, 2016 - 3:08 PM

The North has made many unverifiable claims about its nuclear weapons strength including the ability to strike the US mainland which most experts dismiss – at least for now

TIMELINE: North Korean history and weapons development

Jan 06, 2016 - 2:19 PM

These are the key dates in North Korean history and its development of long range missiles and nuclear weapons

China border residents evacuated after North Korea test

Jan 06, 2016 - 1:47 PM

People near the frontier with North Korea clearly felt tremors on Wednesday morning after Pyongyang said it detonated a hydrogen bomb state media said

North Korean nuclear test condemned as intolerable provocation

Jan 06, 2016 - 12:46 PM

3rd UPDATE Several governments promise a firm response as tensions soar again in northeast Asia

CONDEMNATION. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to reporters at his official residence in Tokyo, Japan, January 6, 2016. Franck Robichon/EPA

North Korea says conducted 'successful' H-bomb test

Jan 06, 2016 - 10:14 AM

6th UPDATE The announcement triggers swift international condemnation but also skepticism with experts suggesting the apparent yield is far too low for a thermonuclear device

ALERT. South Koreans watch TV news showing North Korea's breaking news, at Seoul station, in Seoul, South Korea, January 6, 2016. Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA