China’s predictable response to dialogue between Japan and North Korea is borderline paranoid, as this Southern Weekend article reveals. Translation and interpretation by Adam Cathcart.
What has Chinese diplomacy on the North Korean nuclear issue accomplished recently? Not a great deal, to put it mildly. Damning demonstration by Chief Editor Adam Cathcart.
Leveraging her strong public image overseas, President Park Geun-hye is currently in Europe. She gave a well-received address to the Nuclear Security Summit in the Netherlands, and then moved on to Germany. In the midst of a packed German agenda, she gave this interview to journalist Philipp Abresch.
A North Korean missile narrowly misses a Chinese passenger jet and an open rift is revealed. Read the full translation and analysis of PLA General Wang Hongguang’s op-ed, all by Sino-NK’s chief editor.
On Saturday, Chinese Foreign Minister expressed his country’s “red line” for the Korean peninsula. But as Adam Cathcart explains, there are a few other metaphors in play.
Is the succession process to Kim Jong-un complete, or still very much in train? Sino-NK’s chief editor analyzes a recently-unearthed speech by the supreme leader.
In January, the North Korean Ambassador to Germany, Ri Si-hong, called two Saarbrücker Zeitung reporters for an interview at the North Korean Embassy in eastern Berlin. Text of the interview is translated by Adam Cathcart, with commentary.