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How do you solve a problem like N Korea?

09-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The international community’s impotent rage over Kim Jong-un’s increasingly provocative actions underlines diplomacy’s bankruptcy The chronic failure of [...]
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Once strong M’sia-N. Korea ties unravel in matter of weeks

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

If hunger pangs hit in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, a ravenous resident could hail a taxi, head to a supermarket and stock up on Maggi noodles, Milo and [...]
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IGP: We’re ready for five-year’ stake-out at N. Korea embassy

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

Malaysia will wait to question suspects in the Kim Jong-Nam killing believed to be holed up in Kuala Lumpur’s North Korean embassy “even if it takes five [...]
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Nat’l Security Council convenes emergency meeting on N. Korea issue

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

The National Security Council this evening held an emergency meeting to discuss the diplomatic row with North Korea, following recent developments which saw a strain in ties [...]
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MPs unite behind government in its handling of N Korea impasse

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

Members of Parliament from rival parties today agreed that all Malaysians should back the government in its handling of the unfolding diplomatic crisis with North Korea. [...]
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Opposition wants special briefing on N Korea in Parliament

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

The Opposition has requested for a briefing for lawmakers tomorrow on the North Korea crisis that saw Pyongyang ban Malaysians from leaving the country. Opposition Leader [...]
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N Korea says missiles were drill for strike on US bases

N Korea says missiles were drill for strike on US bases

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

Nuclear-armed North Korea said Tuesday its missile launches were training for a strike on US bases in Japan, as global condemnation of the regime swelled. Three of the four [...]
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N Korea warns of ‘actual war’, US calls it ‘pariah’

N Korea warns of ‘actual war’, US calls it ‘pariah’

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

North Korea faced a chorus of condemnation on Tuesday (March 7) for its latest ballistic missile tests but declared that ongoing joint United States-South Korea military [...]
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Pyongyang says Malaysian ambassador has 48 hours to leave N. Korea

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

North Korea said on Monday it has designated the Malaysian ambassador to the country as “persona non grata” and demanded the envoy leave the country within 48 [...]
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Korea Park’s lawyer says bribery charge is ‘fiction, far from truth’

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

A lawyer for South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye said on Monday that the special prosecutor’s bribery charge against Park was “an absurd fiction, far from [...]
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Samsung Group repeats it did not pay bribes, seek improper favours

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

South Korean conglomerate Samsung Group [SAGR.UL] reiterated on Monday that it did not pay bribes or seek illicit favours in response to the special prosecutor’s [...]
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US sees no indication of ICBM test in N Korean launch-officials

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

The United States sees no indications so far that North Korea tested an intercontinental ballistic missile in its latest launch, US officials told Reuters on Sunday, speaking [...]
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Asian nations restrict US poultry imports over bird flu

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

South Korea, Japan, Taiwan and Hong Kong have limited imports of US poultry after the United States detected its first case this year of avian flu on a commercial chicken [...]
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US detects N Korean missile launch, no threat to N.America

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

The US military said on Sunday it detected and tracked what it assessed was a North Korean missile launch at 4:34 p.m. CST (2234 GMT), but added the launch did not pose a [...]
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Futures fall amid N Korea missiles, Trump wiretap talk

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

US stock index futures fell on Sunday amid news of North Korea’s firing of four ballistic missiles and President Donald Trump’s accusation that his predecessor, [...]
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