Topic: Kim Jong-un
Foreign policy needs more fiscal bite
IT is always easy to point fingers at the media. Journalists are blamed when they don’t ask questions pertaining only to the event that is being graced by a VIP. And it is even worse for the organisers, since the event itself hardly gets the coverage they think it deserves.
Kim Jong-un's sister reemerges after 52 days
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's powerful younger sister has appeared in public for the first time in 52 days, contradicting rumours that she was disciplined in the wake of the leader's embarrassing ...
North Korea conducts multiple rocket launches
North Korea has conducted a "strike drill" for multiple launchers and tactical guided weapons into the East Sea in a military drill supervised by leader Kim Jong-un on Saturday, the North's state medi...
Doan pens love letter to Malaysia before being freed
KUALA LUMPUR: After spending over two years in jail for the high-profile murder of Kim Jong-nam, Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong’s nightmare ended when she flew back to Hanoi, but not before writing her love letter to Malaysia.
Seoul ready to facilitate third Trump-Kim summit
SEOUL: Senior editors of Asia News Network (ANN) met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who revealed that the republic is ready to facilitate a third Trump-Kim summit and ensure its success.
Doan may be freed next month
SHAH ALAM: Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong who escaped the gallows after she pleaded guilty to an alternative charge in the murder trial of Kim Jong-nam may be released as early as next month.
Kim murder suspect escapes death penalty
A Vietnamese woman accused of killing Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of causing hurt by potentially deadly means.
China protests US sanctions on shipping firms
BEIJING, March 22 — China has lodged a diplomatic protest with the United States after Washington sanctioned two Chinese shipping companies for doing business with North Korea, the foreign ministry ...
Keeping the ties that bind
IT was clear from the beginning that Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong were mere pawns in the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. However, w...
M’sian Bar: AG’s prerogative to drop charges
PETALING JAYA: The Attorney General has the right to drop charges against Indonesian Siti Aisyah, said outgoing Malaysian Bar president George Varughese amid concerns of double standards towards her co-accused, Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong.
Malaysia rejects Kim murder suspect's plea
Malaysian authorities have rejected a plea to drop the murder case against Doan Thi Huong, the Vietnamese woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader.
Power to drop charge rests with AG, says Liew
KUALA LUMPUR: The decision to proceed with or dismiss any charges against an accused person rests with the Attorney-General (AG), Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Law) Datuk Liew Vui Keo...
Power to drop charge rests with AG, says Liew
KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): The decision to proceed with or dismiss any charges against an accused person rests with the Attorney-General (AG), Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Law) Datuk Lie...
Vietnam asks Malaysia to free Kim assassin suspect
HANOI (AFP): Vietnam on Tuesday (March 12) asked Malaysia to free the Vietnamese woman charged with assassinating the North Korean leader's half brother in Kuala Lumpur, a day after her Indonesian co-accused was suddenly released.
AG Tommy Thomas stays mum on Siti Aisyah's release
PUTRAJAYA: Attorney General Tommy Thomas is keeping mum on the release of Indonesian Siti Aisyah, who was implicated in the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
Siti Aisyah: I didn’t expect I would be released
KUALA LUMPUR: “I am very happy, I did not expect that I would be released today,” said a visibly moved Siti Aisyah, who was granted a discharge not amounting to an acquittal in the murder case of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother Kim Jong-nam or Kim Chol.
Woman Accused of Murdering Kim Jong-nam Is Freed
Advertisement Supported by By Sharon Tan and Richard C. Paddock SHAH ALAM, Malaysia — An Indonesian woman who was on trial in the 2017 airport killing of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half brother of ...
Siti Aisyah arrives safely in Indonesia
After being detained in Malaysia for more than two years on suspicion of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother Kim Jong-nam, Siti Aisyah finally returned home to Indonesia this evenin...
Siti Aisyah back in Indonesia, thanks president
SHAH ALAM (AP): An Indonesian woman has returned home and thanked the president and Cabinet ministers for securing her release from Malaysia, where she had been charged in the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half brother.
Kim Jong-nam murder suspect freed
The Indonesian woman accused of killing Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has been freed after the murder charge against her was dropped.
Preparations in full swing for Trump-Kim summit
With the second meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump five days away, the Korean War foes look busy preparing for what would be a watershed event in denucleariz...