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As missiles fly, clock ticks for Korea’s scandal-hit players

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

It’s a big week for South Korea as a disillusioned public awaits updates on the fate of two major players involved in a corruption scandal that’s rocked [...]
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N Korea: Crimes Against Humanity Demand Justice

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

The International Coalition to Stop Crimes against Humanity in North Korea (ICNK) today announced its support for two new United Nations reports calling for the international [...]
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Korea says to ‘actively’ consider filing WTO complaint against China

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

South Korea will consider filing a complaint against China to the World Trade Organisation over what it described as trade retaliation for the deployment of a US anti-missile [...]
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Experts: N Korea’s ‘hostage-taking’ won’t lead to war

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s decision to prohibit Malaysians from leaving the country will not likely lead to war or armed attacks against Malaysia, experts said. Dr Christoph Bluth, [...]
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Missile tests put N Korea on Trump’s front burner

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump is facing his biggest foreign policy challenge yet after North Korea fired a ballistic missile salvo in a supposed training run for an attack on US [...]
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PM assures govt will do all it can to ensure safety of Malaysians in N Korea

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has given his assurance that the government will do its best to ensure the safety of Malaysians in North Korea. The prime minister said the [...]
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US starts deploying anti-missile system in Korea after defiant North’s latest test

US starts deploying anti-missile system in Korea after defiant North’s latest test

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | UNTV | 6:00 AM

Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptors arrive at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, in this handout picture provided by the United States Forces [...]
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Police ready to carry out PM’s directive to bar N Koreans from leaving country

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

The police and other authorities are ready to heed the prime minister’s order in barring all North Korean citizens from leaving the country. “Yes, we will carry [...]
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37 N. Koreans construction workers arrested for abusing social visit pass

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Thirty-seven construction workers from North Korea were arrested for abusing their social visit pass and overstaying in the state. The foreigners were arrested during a [...]
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Kim Jong Un Lights Fires Across Asia, Raising Dilemma for Trump

Kim Jong Un Lights Fires Across Asia, Raising Dilemma for Trump

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Murder in Malaysia. Protests in China. And missiles flying toward Japan. All can be traced back to North Korea and show how Kim Jong Un is managing to stir up tensions in the [...]
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Malaysia And N Korea Are Heading Toward A Complete Diplomatic Breakdown

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

North Korea announced Tuesday that Malaysian citizens in the country would not be allowed to leave, and Malaysia retaliated by broadening a previous travel ban on North [...]
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N Korea’s scary past 24 hours, explained

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Vox | 6:00 AM

It was a scary Monday on the Korean Peninsula, where the following all happened in less than 24 hours: North Korea launched four ballistic missiles toward Japan and boasted [...]
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China angered by US antimissile THAAD system sent to Korea

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

CHINA has reacted with anger to the deployment of an advanced US weapon system intended to shoot-down potentially nuclear-tipped North Korean missiles shortly after launch. [...]
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11 Malaysians currently trapped in N Korea, says Wisma Putra

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

The Foreign Ministry has swung into action to secure the release of all Malaysians who are currently in North Korea. A Wisma Putra source confirmed that there are currently [...]
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US-Korea military exercises leading to ‘nuclear disaster,’ N Korea claims

US-Korea military exercises leading to ‘nuclear disaster,’ N Korea claims

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | CTV News | 6:00 AM

North Korea warned Monday that US-South Korean military exercises, which it called “the most undisguised nuclear war manoeuvres,” are driving the Korean Peninsula [...]
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