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Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam’s body released to N Korea

01-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The body of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader, was released to the North on Thursday, more than a month after his murder at Kuala [...]
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Jong-nam’s body headed to N Korea

01-Apr-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The plane carrying the remains of Kim Jong-nam has departed from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) at about 7pm today. The body will be flown to Beijing via Malaysia [...]
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US warns China it is losing patience over N Korea

01-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The US ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday said China can and must do more to force North Korea to halt its nuclear and missile programmes. Ambassador Nikki Haley [...]
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A timeline of key events in the Kim assassination

01-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The body of the assassinated half-brother of North Korea’s leader, which has been stored in a Malaysian morgue for more than six weeks, will be sent to Pyongyang under [...]
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Korean court says approves warrant for arrest of ousted leader Park Geun-hye

01-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A South Korean court said on Friday it had approved a warrant to arrest ousted president Park Geun-hye, who was removed from office in March over allegations of bribery. Park [...]
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Samsung Electronics’ mobile chief says Galaxy S8 sales to beat S7′s

01-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd expects sales of its new flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone to beat those of its 2016 predecessor Galaxy S7, the company’s head of [...]
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N Korea says body of murder victim to return in deal with Malaysia; travel bans lifted POSTED ONLINE

01-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea on Thursday said it had reached agreement with Malaysia for the return of the body of a citizen killed in Kuala Lumpur in February and identified by South Korean [...]
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South Korea’s ousted leader Park Geun-Hye arrested

South Korea’s ousted leader Park Geun-Hye arrested

31-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 8:18 AM

South Korea’s ousted president Park Geun-Hye arrived at a detention centre near Seoul early Friday after being arrested over the corruption and abuse of power scandal [...]
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N.Korea says body of murder victim to return in deal with Malaysia; travel bans lifted

N.Korea says body of murder victim to return in deal with Malaysia; travel bans lifted

31-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:14 AM

North Korea on Thursday said it had reached agreement with Malaysia for the return of the body of a citizen killed in Kuala Lumpur in February and identified by South Korean [...]
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Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and dreams of recovery from Note 7

31-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone as it battles to regain the market leadership it lost to Apple Inc (AAPL.O) after the embarrassing [...]
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Donald Trump and Xi Jinping have a problem that’s hard for them to discuss

31-Mar-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

When Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with US President Donald Trump sometime soon, it would be in the interest of both politicians to find common ground on the threat [...]
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Korea joins ranks of world’s most polluted countries

Korea joins ranks of world’s most polluted countries

31-Mar-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Growing concern the root cause of toxic smog lies at home and not in China South Korea has joined the ranks of the world’s most polluted countries, with air pollution [...]
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Analysts: Trump Could Target Korea for Currency Manipulation

31-Mar-2017 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

South Korean economic reforms, made in part to minimise the impact of a potential international financial crisis, make it a likely target for charges of unfair currency [...]
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Don’t shortchange the FTA

31-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Korea Joongang Daily | 6:00 AM

The free trade agreement between South Korea and the United States turned five years old this year. The comprehensive trade pact between the two economies has been in the [...]
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N Korea mad about Kim Jong-un ‘crazy fat kid’ comment

31-Mar-2017 Intellasia | News Hub | 6:00 AM

North Korea is seeing red after US Senator John McCain called Kim Jong-un a “crazy fat kid”. McCain, Armed Services Senate Committee chair, made the comment on [...]
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