: I am in South Korea now. President Moon and I have "toasted" our new Trade Deal, a far better one for us than that which it replaced. Today I will visit with, and speak to, our Troops - and also go to the the DMZ (long planned). My meeting with President Moon went very well.
: ..again with China as our relationship with them continues to be a very good one. The quality of the transaction is far more important to me than speed. I am in no hurry, but things look very good. There will be no reduction in the Tariffs currently being charged to China.
: I had a great meeting with President Xi of China yesterday, far better than expected. I agreed not to increase the already existing Tariffs that we charge China while we continue to negotiate. China has agreed that, during the negotiation, they will begin purchasing large...
: I am in South Korea now. President Moon and I have "toasted" our new Trade Deal, a far better one for us than that which it replaced. Today I will visit with, and speak to, our Troops - and also go the the DMZ (long planned). My meeting with President Moon went very well.
: ...again with China as our relationship with them continues to be a very good one. The quality of the transaction is far more important to me than speed. I am in no hurry, but things look very good. Their will be no reduction in the Tariffs currently being charged to China.
: I had a great meeting with President Xi of China yesterday, far better than expected. I agreed not to increase the already existing Tariffs that we charge China while we continue to negotiate. China has agreed that, during the negotiation, they will begin purchasing large..
Five people died during a flood in the Irkutsk region, 97 people were taken to hospital, the fate of two is still unknown, according to the Ministry of Emergency Situations
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 30km SW of Pintuyan, Philippines
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 191km NE of Napug, China
1 year ago
Mass demonstration at the Tengiz oil field in western Kazakhstan about midday today
1 year ago
Abe and Putin came to the press: "We are firmly committed to reaching a peace treaty. For this must take persistent steps.
US President Donald Trump arrives in South Korea ahead of DMZ visit
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 44km ENE of Barcelona, Philippines
KCNA: "Upholding his leadership guarantees the high dignity, honor, eternal development and rosy future of the DPRKInfinitely brilliant is the prospect of our state and peoplewith the Supreme Leader, a peerlessly great man, at the top post of the DPRK."
KCNA: "His absolute prestige is the international position of Juche Korea which defends global peace and security and promotes the building of a just new world while shaking the planet with hot wind and shock of Korea at the centre of the world politics."
KCNA: "The amazing changes in the DPRK and its growth speed are indicative of the wise guidance of the Supreme Leader. Kim Jong Un has considerably raised the international prestige and global clout of the DPRK through independent diplomacy."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un is the peerless statesman as he performed great patriotic exploits beyond the imagination of other state leaders in a matter of three years."
Trump: We will expel violators of immigration rules after two weeks
"I may or may not see Kim Jong Un" in Korea, says @POTUS.
"We had a great meeting" with China President Xi, says @POTUS.
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 58km S of Karangbadar Kidul, Indonesia
1 year ago
North Korea sees Trump's offer of a DMZ meeting as a "very interesting suggestion"
KCNA: Choe Son Hui: "If the DPRK-U.S. summit meetings take place on the division line, as is intended by President Trump, it would serve as another meaningful occasion in further deepening the personal relations between the two leaders and advancing the bilateral relations."
KCNA: Choe Son Hui: "We see it as a very interesting suggestion, but we have not received an official proposal in this regard."
KCNA: "Choe Son Huiof the [DPRK], released the following statement on Saturday: This morning, President Trumpstated his position through Twitter that he wishes to meet and exchange greetings with Comrade Chairman of the State Affairs Commission in the Demilitarized Zone."
1 year ago
NOW: @realDonaldTrump and China's Xi Jinping sit down at G-20
KCNA: "Only victory and glory are in store for Juche Korea as it has Kim Jong Un at the top post of the DPRK, and the 21st century will shine as the century of overall victory of the great Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism."
KCNA: Kim Jong Un's "firm faith of independence, strategic decision and proactive external activities brought about the great June 12 event and re-establish the relations between the DPRK and big powers."
KCNA: "The Supreme Leader provided the strongest war deterrent amid the death-defying confrontation with imperialism. This is the greatest feat of the Supreme Leaderand this brilliant victory enabled the Korean people to lead a dignified and happy life under the ever-blue sky."
KCNA: "The rare commanding art of the Supreme Leader added momentum to the implementation of the line of making the People's Army politically, ideologically and morally stronger and turned the People's Army into the Party's revolutionary army boundlessly loyal to the leadership."
KCNA: "The past three years were the days in which the world has witnessed the outstanding leadership and the great personality of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, who won a series of miraculous victories with his extraordinary wisdom and experienced and seasoned politics."
KCNA: "A national meeting took place at the People's Palace of Culture on Friday to mark the 3rd anniversary of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un's election as chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea."
Trump says he will go to DMZ on inter-Korean border
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 94km E of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia
: After some very important meetings, including my meeting with President Xi of China, I will be leaving Japan for South Korea (with President Moon). While there, if Chairman Kim of North Korea sees this, I would meet him at the BorderDMZ just to shake his hand and say Hello().
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 110km S of Luwuk, Indonesia
1 year ago
The Islamic State claims to have killed and wounded around 100 Philippine special forces soldiers in two suicide attacks on a military base on the island of Sulu. Number of casualties is likely to be significantly overestimated
1 year ago
Philippines: ISIS officially claims killing and injuring at least 100 Philippine Army with double istishhadi attack in Sulu island. The bloodiest attack carried out by IS in the country
Afghan Special Forces have killed six fighters of the Haqqani Network in Packtia province, local official However, the Taliban said in a statement, 14 Afghan commando have been killed and 6 others injured while only 1 Taliban militant was killed in the incident
The evacuation of the city of Tulun in the Irkutsk region due to the rising water level - Ministry of Emergency Situations
At least 3 soldiers and 2 civilians were killed while 9 others were wounded in an attack in Indanan town in Sulu on Friday, June 28. (as of 6:20 PM)
Blast at military HQ in Tanjung, Sulu, southern Philippines. Three soldiers killed and nine others wounded.
: I am in Japan at the G-20, representing our Country well, but I heard it was not a good day for Sleepy Joe or Crazy Bernie. One is exhausted, the other is nuts - so what's the big deal
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 12km NE of Bunawan, Philippines
1 year ago
Putin and Trump "agreed the two countries will continue discussion on a 21st century model of arms control, which President Trump stated as needing to include China," White House says (in yet another *very* speedy statement issued soon after a bilat ended).
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - Izu Islands, Japan region
The Japanese government has created a nationwide television broadcast advising civilians on how to protect themselves in the event of a North Korean missile attack.