U.S. Report Bemoans 'Inconsistent' Policies on N.Korea
A recent report by the U.S. Congressional Research Service complains that Seoul and Washington have become "more inconsistent and unpredictable" in their North Korea policies. The CRS provides supra-partisan policy advice to U.S. political leaders. The report mentions "critical differences" between the two countries on "policy issues."
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NATIONAL/POLITICS
Korea Joins New U.S.-Led Naval Drill in Pacific
Korea is taking part in a new U.S.-led naval drill in the Pacific at Washington's request. The five-day Pacific Vanguard exercise kicked off on Thursday, with the Korean Navy taking part alongside Japan and Australia, a military spokesman here said Thursday.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korea 'Stealing Kaesong Equipment to Make Clothes'
North Korea is secretly using the equipment of South Korean manufacturers from the shuttered Kaesong Industrial Complex to make clothes, Radio Free Asia on Wednesday quoted sources as saying.
BUSINESS
Korean Firms Alarmed by U.S. Calls to Join War on Huawei
Korean businesses are alarmed that the U.S. has asked Korea to support its campaign against Chinese tech giant Huawei. LG Uplus uses Huawei equipment to provide 4G mobile services as well as growing 5G coverage.