Korean Peninsula tensions reaching new heights

Kim Jong Un, the leader of the DPRK, on Monday praised his army’s plans to fire missiles toward the US territory of Guam in the Pacific, but said he would hold off on the launch. Kim was referring to the announcement on August 10 by the DPRK that it was considering a preemptive strike over […]

DPRK leader Kim Jong Un briefed on Guam missile strike plans

Kim Jong Un, the top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Monday praised his army’s plans to fire missiles toward the US territory of Guam in the Pacific but said he would hold off on the launch, reported DPRK’s official Media on Tuesday. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP […]

Expert: US should not play Pyongyang’s game

Jenny Town, assistant director of the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University, believes the war of words will only add fuel to the escalating tensions between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on […]

Trump calls governor of Guam, says island is safe

US President Donald Trump has phoned the governor of Guam, offering words of assurance that all residents of the Pacific Island are safe after Pyongyang threatened of firing missiles targeted on the US territory. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): […]

Trump & Kim, who’d fire first? | Is the blockbuster ‘Wolf Warrior 2’ consuming nationalism?

President Donald Trump escalated his threat on Friday saying military solutions are “locked and loaded,” following his previous warning to the DPRK to not make any more threats against the US, or they will “face fire and fury like the world has never seen.” A few hours later, The DPRK said it was examining a […]

Xi urges restraint over DPRK tensions in phone talk with Trump

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump on Saturday discussed bilateral ties and the situation on the Korean Peninsula on phone. The phone conversation came amid rising tensions as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Wednesday said it is considering missile strikes in the waters off Guam in the wake […]

Expert: Trump’s war of words ‘benefits the domestic agendas’ of both Trump and Kim Jong Un

The DPRK has threatened to fire a missile near the US territory of Guam. Meanwhile, Trump threatened to “unleash fire and fury” to the DPRK. Does Trump’s rhetoric play into Kim Jong Un’s hands? Is Trump’s rhetoric merely a political device that benefits the domestic agendas of both Trump and Kim Jong Un? CGTN’s World […]


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