Quiet Cheongju International Airport amid THAAD controversy.

Local businesses welcome thaw between S. Korea, China

A thaw in deadlocked relations between South Korea and China over the deployment of an advanced U.S. ballistic missile defense system is showing signs of resuscitating vitality in exchanges in the public and private sectors between the two countries.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a press conference at the State Department in Washington, DC, on Thursday. — AFP/VNA Photo

Tillerson wants N Korea to trust US promise of no hostility

The United States wants North Korea to trust its promise of no hostility and conduct no more nuclear or missile tests before Washington can consider opening talks with the country, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was quoted as saying Thursday.
Trump willing to make peace through engagement with N. Korea: S. Korea

Trump willing to make peace through engagement with N. Korea: S. Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump told a special envoy of South Korean President Moon Jae-in that he looks forward to working closely with Moon to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue and is willing to make peace through engagement with Pyongyang if conditions are right, the envoy said.