Elise Hu

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Japan's Shinzo Abe Travels To U.S. Amid Scandals At Home

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is traveling to the U.S. to meet with President Trump. Beyond tensions between the two allies, Abe faces scandals back home.

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Japan's Premier Visits Trump Amid Troubles Both Foreign And Domestic

Monday, April 16, 2018

As he meets the U.S. president at Mar-a-Lago, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is facing roiling political scandals at home, and waning influence abroad.

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Lessons Of The North Korea 'Leap Day Deal'

Friday, April 13, 2018

We look at the lessons of a 2012 deal that would have frozen North Korea's nuclear development and let in inspectors to its plutonium reactor. Just weeks later, it fell apart.

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Former South Korean President Sentenced To 24 Years In Prison

Friday, April 06, 2018

A South Korean court has found former President Park Geun-hye guilty on multiple counts of abuse of power, bribery and coercion and sentenced her to 24 years in prison.

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South Korea's Ex-President Sentenced To 24 Years For Corruption

Friday, April 06, 2018

Former President Park Geun-hye was convicted and sentenced Friday in a corruption scandal. Park, who says she's a victim of "political revenge," has one week to appeal.

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K-Pop Stars Red Velvet Set To Perform In Pyongyang This Weekend

Friday, March 30, 2018

North Korea sent a musical delegation to South Korea for the Winter Olympics last month. This weekend, South Korean performers will head north for the first time in more than a decade.

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The View From Seoul On Trump-Kim Meeting: It May Never Happen, But It's Worth A Try

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Many South Koreans are reacting with cautious optimism. But politicians seem more confident. "We will see major changes in the next two months," South Korean President Moon Jae-in told his cabinet.

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How Koreans Are Reacting To Potential Meeting Between Trump And Kim Jong Un

Friday, March 09, 2018

South Korea has gone more than a generation without a diplomatic opening with the North and without anything like a hope for nuclear disarmament. NPR looks at how news of a possible meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong Un is playing out among Koreans, especially Korea's millennials.

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News Brief: Trump To Meet Kim, Brazil Reacts To Tariffs

Friday, March 09, 2018

President Trump has agreed to a meeting with Kim Jong Un at an unspecified time and place, the White House said. Also, we hear how Brazil is reacting to Trump's tariffs on steel.

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Trump To Meet Kim

Friday, March 09, 2018

The White House says President Trump will meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. The leaders have exchanged harsh words.

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South Korean Officials Say Trump Agreed To Meet North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un

Thursday, March 08, 2018

South Korean officials visiting the White House Thursday said they were passing along an invitation for President Trump from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The message suggested that Trump and Kim should meet to talk about denuclearization.

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There Appears To Be A Breakthrough In North-South Korea Talks

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

North Korea has agreed to a temporary freeze of its illicit nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. This comes after a trip by South Korean envoys to Pyongyang.

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South Korean Officials Meet Kim Jong Un To Pave The Way For U.S. Talks

Monday, March 05, 2018

Seoul sent special envoys, including a spy chief and a top security official, in a first reported meeting between South Korean officials and North Korea's leader since he took power in 2011.

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North Korea Opens The Door To Possible Talks With The U.S.

Monday, February 26, 2018

The office for South Korea's president announced Sunday that a North Korean delegate to the Olympics said his country is willing to hold talks with the U.S. Something that hasn't happened since 2012.

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U.S. Women's Hockey Team Takes Home Olympic Gold In Win Over Canada

Thursday, February 22, 2018

The United States women's hockey team is an Olympic gold medal winner once again. The U.S. beat four-time defending gold medalist Canada in a thrilling game that went into overtime and then a shootout.

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The 'Garlic Girls,' South Korea's Curlers, Are A Surprise Olympics Sensation

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The team, ranked first, is heading to the playoffs after a win over the U.S. on Tuesday. The athletes all come from the same small town, which is watching this hot streak with pride.

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Rivals Japan And South Korea Face Off At Olympics Amid Chilly Ties

Monday, February 19, 2018

The fierce rivalry between Korea and Japan is in full view at the Olympics. Showdowns on the ice reflect a relationship between the countries that falls "somewhere between cold and frosty."

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North Korea Holds Military Parade, Shows Off Weapons Ahead Of Olympic Opening

Thursday, February 08, 2018

On the eve of the opening ceremony for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea, North Korea staged a giant military parade in its capital. Its showing of military force might justify its playing nice in the South, where a joint North-South orchestra performed together in one of the cities hosting the games.

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North Korea Stages Military Parade Before Opening Of Pyeongchang Olympics

Thursday, February 08, 2018

Shortly before the official opening of the Winter Olympics in South Korea, neighboring North Korea held a massive military parade. Thousands of troops participated.

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Pence Starts Asia Trip Amid Signs Of Strain With South Korea

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

The vice president visited Tokyo Wednesday. The U.S. and Japan both favor hard-line policies toward North Korea but South Korea wants dialogue and has welcomed the North's team to the Winter Olympics.

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