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Kim Jong Un’s Estranged Brother Murdered in Malaysia

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The oldest half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un was murdered in Malaysia on Monday, according to a South Korean government official. Kim Jong Nam, the eldest son [...]
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The Guardian view on N Korea: the real cause for concern

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Even after so many years of florid threats, missile launches and nuclear tests, North Korea can still make the outside world sit up. The latest eye-popping claim, that agents [...]
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Woman covered N Korean’s face with cloth at KLIA, say police

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | FMT | 6:00 AM

The man was travelling on a passport carrying the name Kim Chol although earlier news reports say he was the North Korean leader’s half-brother. A woman had covered the [...]
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Trump’s Muted Tone on N Korea Gives Hope for Nuclear Talks

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

For 16 years, the United States has publicly refused to engage in direct talks with North Korea, arguing that doing so would reward it for bad behavior. In the meantime, the [...]
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Trump must be vigilant, disciplined in response to N Korea

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Seattle Times | 6:00 AM

PROBABLY no American city is more at risk than Seattle to North Korea’s predacious nuclear ambitions. The threat is real. Former CIA director Michael Hayden last fall [...]
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Trump’s Gripes Miss Root Cause of Korean Surplus, Analysts Say

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

As South Korea worries that US criticism of its current-account surplus could spill over into foreign-exchange policy, researchers in Seoul say the imbalance has more to do [...]
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Korean Far-Right Rises Up to Defend Impeached President

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

A new South Korean conservative far-right coalition is forming to fight against what they say is the “illegal” impeachment of the duly elected president, Park [...]
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N Korean Missile Could Have Flown More Than 1,200 Miles: Official

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

The ballistic missile that North Korea launched over the weekend plunged into the sea some 300 miles away. But the missile, which the country’s state-run news agency [...]
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N Korea suspected behind murder of leader’s half-brother -US sources

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The US government strongly believes that North Korean agents murdered the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Malaysia, US government sources said on [...]
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US To Send Nuclear Subs, Stealth Fighters To Korea As Tensions Run High

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Daily Caller | 6:00 AM

The US is preparing to send strategic military assets to South Korea for drills as tensions run high on the peninsula following North Korea’s test of a new offensive [...]
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Korea prosecutor says secured additional evidence against Samsung chief

Korea prosecutor says secured additional evidence against Samsung chief

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s special prosecutor’s office said on Wednesday it had expanded charges against Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee to include hiding the proceeds of a [...]
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Korea suspects female assassins killed half-brother of N Korea leader

Korea suspects female assassins killed half-brother of N Korea leader

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s spy agency suspects two female North Korean agents assassinated the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Malaysia, lawmakers in [...]
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Korea says Kim Jong Nam poisoned by suspected N Korean agents

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s spy agency said on Wednesday that Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was poisoned by two suspected North Korean [...]
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Korea says believes half-brother of N Korea leader was murdered

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea said on Wednesday it believed the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had been murdered, as Malaysian authorities moved the body to another hospital [...]
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More questions than answers in death of N Korean royalty

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

It looks like a perfectly staged assassination, straight out of the pages of a spy novel: North Korean royalty Kim Jong Nam, the estranged, exiled half-brother of leader Kim [...]
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