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Residents in Hokkaido, surprised but not frightened by North Korea’s second missile launch

Posted on: September 15th, 2017 | No Comments
Hokkaido City officials and self-defense personnel scrambled early Friday to assess threats or damage after North Korea fired an intermediate-range missile over the northern Japan for the second time in...

North Korea launches missile as ‘prelude to containing Guam’

Posted on: August 30th, 2017 | No Comments
North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un guided a launch of its Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile on Tuesday in a drill to counter the joint military exercises by South Korean and...

U.S. shows off Guam’s Andersen Air Force Base to media

Posted on: August 17th, 2017 | No Comments
  Andersen Air Force Base (AFB) in the U.S. island territory of Guam opened their doors to media for a tour on Thursday amid recent missile threats from North Korea....

Trump praises North Korea’s Kim for ‘wise’ decision on Guam

Posted on: August 17th, 2017 | No Comments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday praised North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a “wise” decision not to fire missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of...

Thousands of S. Koreans call for peace on the peninsula in mass rally

Posted on: August 16th, 2017 | No Comments
Thousands of South Koreans gathered on Tuesday for a rally calling for peace on the peninsula amid heightened tensions between North Korea and the United States. The protesters from 200...

North Korea delays Guam missile firing, U.S. says dialogue up to Kim

Posted on: August 16th, 2017 | No Comments
SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delayed a decision on firing missiles toward Guam while he waits to see what the United States does, the North’s...

North Korea maps out detailed plan for missile launches to sea off Guam

Posted on: August 15th, 2017 | No Comments
SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea offered a glimpse into its plans to fire missiles near Guam in photos released by its state media on Tuesday, as leader Kim Jong Un...

Guam locals and tourists relieved after NoKor leader Kim holds off on missile threat

Posted on: August 15th, 2017 | No Comments
There was a sense of relief throughout Guam on Tuesday as Kim Jong Un signaled a pause in his plan to fire missiles to land in waters near the U.S....

Minutes from missiles, Guam islanders get to grips with uncertain fate

Posted on: August 14th, 2017 | No Comments
GUAM (Reuters) – Fourteen minutes is not long to prepare for a potential catastrophe. That’s the estimated time taken from a launch of a mid-range ballistic missile in North Korea...

PHL embassies in Guam, Japan and South Korea prepare contingency plans following NoKor missile threat

Posted on: August 11th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — “Experts say North Korea’s missile threat is not credible. But of course we shouldn’t take the current tension for granted,” Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Spokesperson Robespierre...