North Korea has taken big steps. Now it’s Trump’s turn to show goodwill

From easing the travel ban to humanitarian aid, there are many ways the US could show its commitment to progress

North and South Korean leaders hold surprise US summit discussions
Pyongyang calling: North and South Korean leaders get hotline as stage set for summit

Officials prepare for greeting on live TV between Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in, the first such event in more than a decade

Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong-un by May after invitation from North Korea

South Korea’s national security adviser confirms historic talks after relaying offer from Pyongyang to White House

South Korea cuts ‘inhumanely long’ 68-hour working week

President introduces 52-hour work week to country that has among the longest hours in the developing world

North Korea willing to start direct talks with US, says South Korea

Announcement comes as controversial North Korean general mobbed on visit to Winter Olympics

Ivanka Trump calls for ‘maximum pressure’ on North Korea

Experts say North’s diplomatic overtures aimed at driving a wedge between Washington and Seoul

Top 10 books about South Korea

A novelist recommends favourite writing about a country that has undergone a giddying transformation in recent decades

Kim Yo-jong meets South Korean president in Seoul as thaw continues

Sister of the North Korean leader holds historic meeting with Moon Jae-in – the highest level contact between the two sides in over a decade

North Korea agrees to first talks with South in two years

Officials from Kim Jong-un’s regime and Seoul government will meet in demilitarised zone next week

North Korea casts nuclear shadow over Asia’s 2018

Its missile tests have dominated the region in the past year and, with little to suggest any diplomatic aces from Trump, this is likely to continue

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