Adam Cathcart unpicks Chinese reponses to a British diplomatic delegation, and the eruption around a UK House of Commons committee’s reframing of Taiwan sovereignty.
Korea steps up legislative ties with Turkmenistan, while ROK top lawmaker receives prestigious Turkmenistani award.
Mass credit card theft and DPRK Politburo shifts portend increased DPRK cyber threat to South Korea, says ROK intel.
Viewpoint: among Chip 4 alliance members, Korea will be hardest hit by China’s gallium and germanium export restrictions.
Wang Yi tells Ban Ki-moon China’s position toward Korea “has not changed”. Yet whether this is for good or for ill remains to be seen.
The ROK has been an outlier among democracies in terms of reducing imports of Russian coal. This could be bad for Seoul, argues KITA.
When it comes to relations with the ROK, China has not fully given up its “wolf warrior diplomacy”. The reason? Taiwan.
Chinese Communist Party cadre in the border region with North Korea have got a lot on their plates: discipline and development. Plus a look at trade in Dandong.
Challenges abound, but hope springs eternal for the state of Korean language education in Russia.