• Trump will meet Kim Jong Un at a historic summit in Singapore next month

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump will meet Kim Jong Un for his historic summit on North Korea in Singapore on June 12th.
    Trump announced the date and time in a tweet on Thursday morning.
    Singapore was a surprise choice. Other candidates had been Mongolia and the DMZ between North and South Korea.
    More to follow.
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  • Vintage video of Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping's dads on a diplomatic trip in 1983 shows their deep family bond

    Vintage video of Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping's dads on a diplomatic trip in 1983 shows their deep family bond

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Video recorded in 1983 shows Kim Jong Il and Xi Zhongxu sitting together during a diplomatic visit.
    Their sons, Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping, are now the leaders of North Korea and China.
    The two have recently started hosting similar visits themselves.
    In an odd twist, the concert where the two men sat together included a performance by singer Peng Liyuan.
    She would later marry Xi Jinping, and is now China's first lady.
    Vintage video of Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping's dads spending time together on a diplomatic visit 35 years ago shows how the two leaders are family friends as well as...
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  • 10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Here is what you need to know.
    Trump celebrates 3 Americans freed from North Korea in victorious return to the US. President Donald Trump personally greeted the three US citizens who returned home after being held captive in North Korea.
    Chinese inflation decelerates. Consumer prices in China rose 1.8% year-over-year in April, below the 2.1% level of March and expectations for a smaller deceleration to 1.9%.
    New Zealand's central bank warns on inflation. The Reserve Bank of New Zealand held its key interest rate at 1.75% at the first meeting under the leadership of Adrian Orr, and said it...
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  • Freeing US prisoners from North Korea should remind Trump that diplomacy can work on Kim Jong Un

    Freeing US prisoners from North Korea should remind Trump that diplomacy can work on Kim Jong Un

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The return of three US prisoners freed from North Korea is a win for President Donald Trump.
    It is also a "demonstration of the power and effectiveness of diplomacy," Alexandra Bell, an arms control expert who used to work for the State Department, told Business Insider.
    Diplomacy is crucial for bridging divides with other countries, and Trump's affinity for improvisation may have made that more difficult.
    But Trump will need to rely on diplomacy to achieve his biggest challenge yet: a deal that dismantles North Korea's nuclear weapons program.
    The safe return of three US citizens from...
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