Elise Hu

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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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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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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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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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Pence Begins Asia Trip In Japan

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Vice President Pence is in Tokyo on his way to the Olympics in South Korea. This comes as the threat of North Korea's nuclear and missile programs remains a top priority for the U.S. and its allies.

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Why The Pyeongchang Olympics Are Also A Tech Showcase For South Korea

Monday, February 05, 2018

The Winter Olympics in South Korea offer a chance for the already technologically advanced country to show off its latest robot creations.

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In Seoul, A Plastic Surgery Capital, Residents Frown On Ads For Cosmetic Procedure

Monday, February 05, 2018

South Korea has the world's highest per capita rate of plastic surgery procedures. But growing pushback against ads touting facial fix-ups has prompted Seoul's public transport system to ban the ads.

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Pence To Travel To South Korea To See Start Of The Olympics

Monday, February 05, 2018

The backdrop of the Winter Olympics will include some geopolitical jockeying. North and South Korea will continue to talk, while Vice President Pence attends the Olympics opening ceremony.

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Fire Rips Through South Korean Hospital, Killing Dozens Of Patients

Friday, January 26, 2018

The blaze broke out in an emergency room in the southeastern town of Miryang. Many of the fatalities were elderly patients and at least one doctor and two nursing staff were also killed.

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In South Korea, A Backlash Against Olympics Cooperation With The North

Monday, January 22, 2018

"We oppose, we oppose, we oppose," shouted protesters as North Korea's advance team arrived. Thousands signed petitions against a joint women's hockey team. The president's approval rating has fallen.

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North Korea's Olympic Hopefuls Include A Pair Of Figure Skaters

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Pair skaters Ryom Tae Ok, 18, and Kim Ju Sik, 25, qualified last year for the Winter Games. They'll learn this weekend whether they'll compete in Pyeongchang.

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