Pyongyang’s promises (Khang Vu, The Interpreter)

Immediately after the Singapore summit on 12 June, US President Donald Trump proclaimed that North Korea no longer posed a nuclear threat, and that the denuclearisation process would follow in accordance with the two leaders’ joint statement. However, three weeks later, Kim Jong-un does not seem to be honouring his end of the deal.

Trump–Kim summit: Moon’s conflicted achievement (Khang Vu, The Interpreter)

North Korean Chairman Kim Jong-un scored a huge diplomatic victory on Tuesday when he finally got the chance to hold a summit with US President Donald Trump, a feat his grandfather and father never achieved.

The prospect of North Korea’s economic reform (Khang Vu, The Interpreter)

Amid the huge fanfare North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in generated at the third inter-Korean summit, the two leaders made a huge step forward in economic cooperation between Seoul and Pyongyang.