Archive for March 11th, 2017

Haley Demands Positive Action from N Korea Before Talks

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

US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says the United States must see “some sort of positive action” from North Korea before any discussions to lower [...]
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His father was assassinated. Now, the son of Kim Jong Nam appears to speak out in a video.

His father was assassinated. Now, the son of Kim Jong Nam appears to speak out in a video.

11-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

It is only 40 seconds long, but the video purportedly showing Kim Han Sol, a nephew of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, added another turn to an already astonishing series of [...]
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Secrets of Korea’s Elite to Air in ‘Trial of the Century’

Secrets of Korea’s Elite to Air in ‘Trial of the Century’

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

The trial of Samsung Electronics Co. vice chair Jay Y. Lee began Thursday, as prosecutors try to prove the billionaire conspired to funnel millions of dollars to a confidante [...]
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These Korean Companies May Be Most Vulnerable to China’s Thaad Backlash

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

South Korean companies’ ties with China proved a boon during the global recession. Now that bilateral diplomatic tensions are escalating, not so much. While the Kospi [...]
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US skeptical about N. Korea talks, says Kim Jong-Un not ‘rational’

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

The United States on Wednesday voiced skepticism about calls for talks with North Korea, saying leader Kim Jong-Un was behaving irrationally and would likely not respond to [...]
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US says ‘all options on table’ to deal with N Korea

US says ‘all options on table’ to deal with N Korea

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

The United States on Wednesday said “all options are on the table” to deal with North Korea and dismissed China’s suggestion of a “dual [...]
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US rebuffs China over N Korea talks

US rebuffs China over N Korea talks

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

The United States on Wednesday rebuffed China’s appeal for talks with North Korea, saying leader Kim Jong-Un was behaving irrationally and that it was reassessing its [...]
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Live Now: Korean Court Ruling on President Park’s Impeachment

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

Welcome to TOPLive. On Friday, March 10, we’ll bring you coverage as South Korea’s constitutional court rules on the validity of the motion to impeach President [...]
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N. Korea guarantees safety of Malaysian citizens – PM Najib

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

North Korea has guaranteed the safety of a group of Malaysian citizens stranded there by a travel ban imposed amid a diplomatic spat, Malaysia’s prime minister Najib [...]
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Royal Caribbean cuts Korean sites from China cruises

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

Global cruise giants Carnival Corp and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd will cancel South Korean port visits from their China-based cruises after Seoul deployed a US missile [...]
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Samsung heir denies charges at court hearing

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

The heir to the Samsung business empire denies all charges in connection with a wide-ranging corruption scandal, his lawyers told the first court hearing on his case [...]
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DAP MP says Speaker binned motion to discuss N. Korea row

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

Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia has rejected a motion tabled by DAP MP V. Sivakumar to discuss Malaysia’s diplomatic row with North Korea, citing [...]
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A look at S. Korea looming presidential impeachment verdict

11-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun-hye finds out Friday whether a court will remove her from office over a corruption scandal or allow her to complete her term. A look at the [...]
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Lawyers deny all charges against Samsung heir

11-Mar-2017 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

Samsung lawyers denied on Thursday all charges brought against Lee Jae-yong, the billionaire heir to Samsung, in a massive corruption scandal that has ensnared the [...]
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Why N Korea may be President Trump’s greatest foreign policy challenge

11-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Forget Russia, Iran or even ISIS. North Korea is shaping up to be the Trump administration’s greatest foreign policy challenge and one the United States can’t [...]
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