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U.S. labels North Korea 'war' claim absurd, as Pyongyang boosts defenses

Sep 26, 2017 - 3:03 PM

White House: 'We have not declared war against North Korea and frankly the suggestion of that is absurd'

This picture taken on February 15, 2017 and released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on February 16, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) attending a national meeting at the Pyongyang Indoor Stadium in Pyongyang to celebrate the 75th birth anniversary of the late leader Kim Jong-Il. KCNA via KNS/AFP

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Sep 26, 2017 - 1:10 PM

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North Korea says Trump has declared war

Sep 26, 2017 - 12:07 AM

(UPDATED) Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho responds to Trump, who had warned on Twitter at the weekend that North Korea 'won't be around much longer' if it keeps up its threats

NORTH KOREA'S TOP DIPLOMAT. North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong-Ho departs after speaking to reporters at the UN Millenium Plaza hotel on September 25, 2017 in New York City. Amir Levy/Getty Images/AFP

Berita selebriti hari ini: Senin, 25 September 2017

Sep 25, 2017 - 5:47 PM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

#PugadBaboy: The sum of our fears

Sep 25, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Daftar harga tiket konser Taeyang "BIGBANG"

Sep 25, 2017 - 9:05 AM

Taeyang akan menggelar konser pada Jumat, 13 Oktober mendatang di JIExpo, Kemayoran, Jakarta

TUR DUNIA. Personel BIGBANG Taeyang akan menggelar konser di Indonesia sebagai bagian rangkaian tur dunianya yang bertajuk 'White Night World Tour'. Foto dari akun Instagram @_youngbae_

North Korea, Venezuela, Chad among 8 countries on new U.S. travel ban

Sep 25, 2017 - 7:42 AM

(UPDATED) Sudan, one of 6 majority-Muslim countries on the original travel ban, is removed from the list, leaving 8 nations with complete or partial blocks on travel to the United States

AIRPORT ARRIVALS. People walk through international arrivals at terminal four at John F. Kennedy (JFK) airport on June 26, 2017 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

North Korea minister launches tirade against Trump at UN

Sep 24, 2017 - 2:47 PM

Describing Trump as a 'mentally deranged person full of megalomania,' Ri says the US leader who 'holds the nuclear button' poses 'the gravest threat to international peace and security today'

AT THE UN. Ri Yong Ho, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, addresses the general debate of the General Assembly's 72nd session, September 23, 2017. UN Photo/Cia Pak

3.5-magnitude earthquake rattles North Korea near nuclear test site

Sep 23, 2017 - 9:26 PM

It comes after days of increasingly bellicose rhetoric between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's regime, as international alarm mounts over Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions

EARTHQUAKE IN NORTH KOREA. People watch a television news screen showing a map of the epicenter of an earthquake in North Korea, at a railway station in Seoul on September 23, 2017. Photo by Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

The week in photos: September 16-22, 2017

Sep 23, 2017 - 4:12 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

BULLSEYE. Children play around a protest banner during an anti-government rally in Luneta on September 21, 2017. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

North Korea 'more opaque' after YouTube propaganda ban – monitors

Sep 23, 2017 - 3:35 PM

YouTube has cut off a vital supply of video used by open source researchers, which means there is now less visibility into what's happening in North Korea

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Sep 22, 2017 - 8:16 PM

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Russia 'concerned' by escalation of Korea tensions after Trump, Kim exchange – Kremlin

Sep 22, 2017 - 6:12 PM

'Moscow still calls on all interested parties to display restraint so as not to provoke this escalation even further,' spokesman Dmitry Peskov says

DONALD TRUMP. US President Donald Trump addresses the 72nd Annual UN General Assembly in New York on September 19, 2017. Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP

N. Korea FM raises threat of H-bomb test in Pacific

Sep 22, 2017 - 1:56 PM

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho raises the possibility after Kim Jong-Un warned the US of the 'highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history'

This photo taken on May 6, 2016 and released on May 7 by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un reporting works of North Korean Workers Party Central Committee during the 7th Workers Party Congress at the 'April 25 Palace' in Pyongyang. KCNA via KNS / Stringer /AFP

FULL TEXT: Kim Jong-Un's message to Donald Trump

Sep 22, 2017 - 12:33 PM

Read Kim Jong-Un's statement as published by the official KCNA news agency

INSPECTION. This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on September 16, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un inspecting a launching drill of the medium-and-long range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 at an undisclosed location. AFP PHOTO/KCNA VIA KNS

Japan FM urges countries to cut ties with North Korea

Sep 22, 2017 - 10:37 AM

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono estimates that North Korea would lose 90% of its export revenue if all nations implemented existing UN Security Council resolutions

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, September 22, 2017

Sep 22, 2017 - 10:30 AM

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LES MISERABLES. Protesters at the Luneta Park sing the Filipino version of '€œDo You Hear the People Sing?'€ from 'Les Miserables' during the rally on September 21, 2017, the 45th anniversary of the declaration of Ferdinand Marcos' Martial Law. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Kim hits back at Trump as U.S. ramps up North Korea sanctions

Sep 22, 2017 - 8:10 AM

Kim Jong-Un is keen to show the world that he is not intimidated by Donald Trump's forceful rhetoric

This photo taken on May 6, 2016 and released on May 7 by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un reporting works of North Korean Workers Party Central Committee during the 7th Workers Party Congress at the 'April 25 Palace' in Pyongyang. KCNA via KNS / Stringer /AFP

FOTO: Penampilan Minho "SHINee" di ajang 'Indonesian TV Awards 2017'

Sep 21, 2017 - 8:51 AM

Sambutan meriah dan jeritan histeris penggemar terdengar saat Minho naik panggung

TAMU SPESIAL. Meski kehadirannya cukup singkat, namun Choi Minho, personel grup SHINee sukses memukau penonton gelaran 'ITA 2017'. Foto dari akun Instagram @indonesiantvawards

NATO condemns UN nuclear weapon ban treaty

Sep 20, 2017 - 8:36 PM

NATO says the treaty 'disregards the realities of the increasingly challenging international security environment' in the face of growing threats, particularly from Pyongyang, which recently carried out its sixth nuclear test

Trump warns UN assembly he may have to 'destroy' North Korea

Sep 19, 2017 - 11:46 PM

(UPDATED) Trump boasts of America's military strength, signals he is ready to rip up a nuclear accord with the 'murderous regime' in Tehran, and berates US foes from Pyongyang to Caracas

DONALD TRUMP. US President Donald Trump addresses the 72nd Annual UN General Assembly in New York on September 19, 2017. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Japan deploys missile defense to Hokkaido – minister

Sep 19, 2017 - 3:43 PM

Japan deploys an additional missile defense system on its northern island of Hokkaido, days after North Korea launched a missile over the island

In this file photo, a man watches a screen showing a graphic of a North Korean missile launch, at a railway station in Seoul on September 15, 2017. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

China, Russia urge end to North Korea vicious cycle

Sep 19, 2017 - 1:07 PM

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov urges all parties to seek a 'peaceful resolution' to the current stand-off with Pyongyang over its nuclear weapons program

This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on September 16, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un inspecting a launching drill of the medium-and-long range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 at an undisclosed location. KCNA via KNS / AFP

U.S. flies bombers over Korean peninsula for drill – Seoul

Sep 18, 2017 - 6:09 PM

The flight was to 'demonstrate the deterrence capability of the US-South Korea alliance against North Korea's nuclear and missile threats'

Trump pushes UN reform as world leaders gather for crisis talks

Sep 18, 2017 - 1:45 PM

Trump, who once disparaged the world body as a 'club' for 'people to get together, talk and have a good time,' will lay out his views on how to improve the United Nations a day before he makes his first address to the General Assembly

#UNGA. A sign outside of the General Assembly building highlights the hash tag for attendees to use to promote the seventy-second session's debate, September 17, 2017. UN Photo/Kim Haughton

Trump lets loose on 'Rocket Man' Kim, 'Crooked Hillary'

Sep 17, 2017 - 11:30 PM

US President Donald Trump calls North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un 'Rocket Man' and also retweets a GIF post with the hashtag #CrookedHillary

Kuwait gives North Korea envoy a month to leave – diplomat

Sep 17, 2017 - 7:23 PM

North Korea's diplomatic presence in the emirate is reportedly to be reduced to a charge d'affaires and 3 diplomats

Boats sail in front of Kuwait City's skyline on November 5, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Yasser Al-Zayyat

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

North Korea seeks 'equilibrium' with U.S., says nuclear capability nearly complete

Sep 16, 2017 - 9:42 AM

(UPDATED) The North's leader Kim Jong-Un says the country is close to the goal of completing its nuclear ambitions and should use all state power at its disposal to finish the task, saying it had 'nearly reached the terminal'

August net outflows hit $58M as ghost month begins

Sep 14, 2017 - 8:40 PM

Tensions between the US and North Korea mixed Q2 corporate results and political developments also contribute to investor hesitancy according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

North Korea vows to boost weapons program after sanctions

Sep 13, 2017 - 7:48 AM

UPDATED The DPRK will redouble the efforts to increase its strength to safeguard the country s sovereignty and right to existence

HAPPY DAYS. This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on September 12, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) attending a photo session with teachers in Pyongyang. KCNA via KNS / AFP

North Korea says it will make U.S. suffer over 'vicious' UN sanctions

Sep 12, 2017 - 8:05 PM

North Korea categorically rejects the new measures with UN ambassador Han Tae Song saying in Geneva that the US had fabricated the most vicious sanction resolution and warning of retaliation

New UN sanctions on North Korea: What do they mean?

Sep 12, 2017 - 4:20 PM

Here are some key questions on UNSC resolution 2375 and its attempt to end the North s nuclear weapons and missile programs

A wide view of the UN Security Council emergency meeting to consider the hydrogen bomb for intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test, conducted by the Democratic People'€™s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on September 4, 2017. UN Photo/Evan Schneider

No hint of threat to 2018 Olympics – Bach

Sep 12, 2017 - 10:49 AM

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach downplayed security fears surrounding the 2018 Winter Olympics

NO HINT OF FEAR. "There is not even a hint that there is a threat for the security of the games in the context of the tensions between North Korea and some other countries." Photo from PyeongChang Olympics 2018

No 'Plan B' for 2018 Winter Olympics – Pyeongchang chief

Sep 12, 2017 - 8:04 AM

The head of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics says there is no plan B to move the Games as nuclear tensions escalate on the Korean peninsula

This photo taken February 4, 2017 shows a big banner at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre, a venue for the upcoming Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, in Pyeongchang. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

UN unanimously backs new sanctions on North Korea

Sep 12, 2017 - 7:35 AM

The resolution caps tough negotiations during which the United States dropped initial demands for a full oil embargo and a freeze on the foreign assets of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in a bid to win support from China and Russia

The Security Council unanimously adopts resolution 2375 (2017), condemning the sixth nuclear test of the Democratic People'€™s Republic of Korea (DPRK), and extending the targets and scope of the sanctions regime imposed on that country, September 11, 2017 at the United Nations, New York. UN Photo/Mark Garten

U.S. softens North Korea resolution ahead of UN vote

Sep 11, 2017 - 12:49 PM

UPDATED The new draft moderates the toughest parts of the original proposal with a potentially crippling oil embargo on North Korea to be introduced progressively diplomats say

Residents watch a big video screen on Mirae Scientists Street in Pyongyang showing newsreader Ri Chun-Hee as she announces the news that the country has successfully tested a hydrogen bomb on September 3, 2017. Kiim Won-Jin/AFP

North Korea's 'global threat' requires global response – NATO chief

Sep 10, 2017 - 5:58 PM

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg calls for North Korea to abandon its nuclear and missile programs

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during a press conference with chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia Herzegovina at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on November 9, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / THIERRY CHARLIER

U.S. formally requests UN vote Monday on North Korea

Sep 09, 2017 - 2:47 PM

Washington has presented a draft UN resolution calling for an oil embargo on North Korea an assets freeze on Kim Jong Un a ban on textiles and an end to payments of North Korean guest workers

The week in photos: September 2-8, 2017

Sep 09, 2017 - 12:36 PM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

BORDER ART. An artwork by French artist JR on the US-Mexico border in Tecate, California, United States on September 6, 2017. Photo by Guillermo Arias/AFP

Trump says military action against North Korea 'not inevitable'

Sep 08, 2017 - 2:00 PM

President Donald Trump says if the US is left with no choice but to attack It will be a very sad day for North Korea

MILITARY ACTION. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump speaks about North Korea at a meeting with administration officials on the opioid addiction crisis at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, on August 8, 2017. File photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

100,000 jobs for Filipinos to be available in Japan – DOLE

Sep 08, 2017 - 1:50 PM



Among the possible jobs to be opened in Japan are for nurses engineers and architects

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Sep 08, 2017 - 1:24 PM

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Memaknai mobilitas seni kontemporer di ‘Korea-Indonesia Media Installation Art Exhibition’

Sep 08, 2017 - 8:50 AM

‘Korea Indonesia Media Installation Art Exhibition’ bertempat di Edwin’s Gallery Kemang Jakarta Selatan dan dibuka dari 7 17 September 2017

VENZA CHRIST. 'The Unknown" Received-Transmitted' karya Venzha Christ bertujuan untuk mengirim pesan ke peradaban lain di galaksi yang luas merupakan salah satu instalasi dalam pameran 'Seni Media dan Instalasi Korea-Indonesia' ke-5 yang bertempat di Edwin's Gallery Kemang, Jakarta Selatan, pada Kamis 7 September 2017. Foto oleh Valerie Dante/Rappler

Daftar film yang tayang di 'Korea Indonesia Film Festival 2017'

Sep 08, 2017 - 8:36 AM

Sebanyak 14 film akan diputar tanggal 14 17 September Tiga film Indonesia dan 11 film Korea

'KIFF 2017'. Gelaran 'Korea Indonesia Film Festival 2017' akan berlangsung pada 14-17 September di 4 kota. Foto dari KIFF 2017

PH embassy releases contingency plan as Korea tensions rise

Sep 07, 2017 - 10:15 PM

Here is the full text of the contingency plan of the Philippine embassy in South Korea which includes information on when and how to evacuate

H-BOMB TEST. Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano discusses the situation in the Korean Peninsula with Ambassador to Seoul Raul Hernandez and Foreign Assistant Secretary Millicent Cruz-Paredes. Photo from the Department of Foreign Affairs

China: UN should take 'necessary measures' on North Korea

Sep 07, 2017 - 3:32 PM

Foreign Minister Wang Yi: We believe that sanctions and pressure are only half of the key to resolving the issue The other half is dialogue and negotiation

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

Japan, South Korea push Putin over Pyongyang sanctions

Sep 07, 2017 - 2:55 PM

UPDATED Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe: We must make North Korea immediately and fully comply with all relevant UN Security Council resolutions and abandon all its nuclear and ballistic missile programs

In this file photo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe answers questions during a joint press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the state guest house in Tokyo on August 31, 2017. Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

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

Sep 07, 2017 - 12:17 PM

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North Korea celebrates nuclear test

Sep 07, 2017 - 11:53 AM

North Korea hold a mass celebration for the scientists involved in carrying out its largest nuclear blast to date with fireworks and a mass rally in Pyongyang

CELEBRATORY MOOD. This September 6, 2017 picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on September 7, 2017 shows Pyongyang residents greeting arrival of contributors to the test of a hydrogen bomb for ICBM in Pyongyang. KCNA via KNS / Handout / AFP