Archive for February 28th, 2019

Bomb bunker, war reporters and Charlie Chaplin: Hanoi’s storied Metropole hosts Kim-Trump summit

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A storied French colonial-era hotel once used by the North Vietnamese government to house foreign guests during the Vietnam War is set to host US President Donald Trump and [...]
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Trump-Kim summit 2019: US president hails N Korea’s ‘awesome potential’ if only ‘my friend Kim Jong-un’ would denuclearise

Trump-Kim summit 2019: US president hails N Korea’s ‘awesome potential’ if only ‘my friend Kim Jong-un’ would denuclearise

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday in his latest bid to sweet-talk Kim Jong-un into giving up Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal, describing the North [...]
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Kim Jong Un’s Jogging Bodyguards Are Back for Summit in Vietnam

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Vietnam Tuesday for his second summit with President Donald Trump and his detachment of bodyguards, famous for jogging alongside [...]
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Trump Told Kim Jong-unWho Killed His Uncle With an Anti-Aircraft GunHe’s a Well-Adjusted Rich Kid

Trump Told Kim Jong-unWho Killed His Uncle With an Anti-Aircraft GunHe’s a Well-Adjusted Rich Kid

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Esquire | 6:00 AM

The President of the United States loves dictators and authoritarian leaders. We have grown so accustomed to his praise for Russia’s Vladimir Putin (who routinely [...]
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Trump-Kim summit 2019: who are the key aides and advisers on the ground in Hanoi?

Trump-Kim summit 2019: who are the key aides and advisers on the ground in Hanoi?

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

During their second summit, Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un will each be supported by a hand-picked team of trusted advisers and negotiators. Although the two leaders will [...]
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With N Korea, a good deal for Trump’s personal ambitions could be a terrible one for national security

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

The most worrisome possible result of this week’s summit between Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is not that North Korea won’t denuclearise it [...]
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Trump touts prosperity, but is that what N Korea wants?

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump’s message to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been simple and clear: give up your nuclear weapons and a flood of wealth will soon be yours for [...]
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N Korea plays up Kim Jong-un for Nobel Peace Prize amid suggestion he and Trump could share honour

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

There is growing anticipation in North Korea that Kim Jong-un will be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, fanned by reports in state-run media and mandatory lectures at schools, [...]
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Trump, Kim to hold second nuclear summit with world watching

Trump, Kim to hold second nuclear summit with world watching

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump hoped for “great things” from his second meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un as he paid a courtesy call Wednesday on his [...]
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Trump-Kim summit LIVE: Talks begin as US President calls for N Korea to denuclearise

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have both arrived in Hanoi, Vietnam, for a second summit filled with spectacledespite lacking concrete details of what’s to come. The US [...]
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Trump hails N Korea’s ‘awesome’ potential ahead of talks with Kim

Trump hails N Korea’s ‘awesome’ potential ahead of talks with Kim

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump hailed North Korea’s “awesome” potential on Wednesday and said leader Kim Jong Un wanted to do something great, hours before they [...]
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Trump, Kim bet big on personal relationship at second summit

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet on Wednesday for their second summit, betting that their personal relationship can break a stalemate over [...]
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Exclusive: Despite sanctions, Russian tanker supplied fuel to N Korean ship-crew members

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Russian tanker violated international trade sanctions by transferring fuel to a North Korean vessel at sea at least four times between October 2017 and May 2018, two crew [...]
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Summit Live: As Trump lands in Hanoi, experts warn against hasty peace deal with N Korea

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

TRUMP ARRIVES IN HANOI, TALKS WITH KIM TO BEGIN ON WEDNESDAY (1400 GMT) US President Donald Trump has arrived in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi for his second summit meeting [...]
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‘A bad deal for the United States’: top Korean official rejects tentative Trump-Kim pact

‘A bad deal for the United States’: top Korean official rejects tentative Trump-Kim pact

28-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VOX | 6:00 AM

That statement could anger a lot of American negotiators while Trump is in Vietnam with Kim Jong Un. A proposed outline of a deal that President Donald Trump and North Korean [...]
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