North Korea is committed to a summit with Trump and ‘complete denuclearization,’ South Korea’s president says

South Korea Presidential Blue House/Yonhap via Associated Press South Korea’s president said Saturday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is committed to a US summit and “complete denuclearization.” South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Kim at the border on Saturday to discuss the summit, which was canceled by Trump the previous day. Trump said […]

Kim Jong-un and South Korean president hammer out US summit plans

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has held a surprise closed-door meeting with his South Korean counterpart over the cancelled summit with US President Donald Trump. The meeting is the second of its kind in two months, with the pair sitting down at a location near the demilitarized zone on the Korean peninsula READ MORE: ‘They’re playing […]

Encounters of the turd kind: Dispatches from a South African walking safari

Mark Daffey May 24, 2018 Share this article Is there an elephant behind those bushes? What if a buffalo charges? Did I just step in that? A South Africa walking safari can be a hazardous undertaking, writes Mark Daffey. The feast last night must have been a doozy. Spread out across a dusty clearing in […]

The South African Waste Warrior

In a bid to earn funding for their Uber-style startup — for consultants, not cars — Nomuntu Ndhlovu and her then business partner entered into a pact in 2016 to quit their well-paying Johannesburg jobs. Ndhlovu gave notice on Friday and heard nothing from her friend all weekend. “She called me on a Monday and […]

South Korea’s largest crypto exchange raided by prosecutors

Reuters/Christinne Muschi South Korean crypto exchange Upbit was raided by prosecutors on suspicion of Fraud, Yonhap news agency reported. Upbit sent a note to clients saying it is cooperating and clients’ assets are secure. (Reuters) – South Korean prosecutors raided the country’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange, Upbit, on Thursday and Friday on suspicion of fraud, Yonhap […]

South Korea is taking down propaganda-broadcasting loudspeakers from the border with North Korea

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images South Korea will remove propaganda-broadcasting loudspeakers from the border with North Korea this week. The leaders of North Korea and South Korea recently met. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in agreed to end hostile acts against each other along their tense border. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) […]

South Korea’s president calls for Trump to get the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on North Korea

Donald Trump should win a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end a standoff with North Korea over nuclear weapons, according to South Korea’s president. Moon Jae-in said Monday: “President Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize. What we need is only peace.” Trump threatened war with North Korea multiple times and pushed very […]

UK Property:  London and South East STILL sliding as City property market weakens

With pricing and sales activity varying greatly between regions in March, the market overall has become more complex of late with a mixed picture emerging that is very different to previous environments, and indeed far harder to predict in terms of changes in the short and medium term. The latest RICS report indicates that there […]

Trump will skip South America summit to plan Syria response

Published time: 10 Apr, 2018 13:30 Donald Trump intends to skip a planned summit in South America. The president will instead remain in the US to oversee the American response to an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria by government forces. Trump was due to attend the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru on […]