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Malaysia to charge women in Kim Jong Nam killing

Feb 28, 2017

Malaysia to charge women in Kim Jong Nam killing

Two women — an Indonesian and a Vietnamese — will be charged on Wednesday with murder over the killing in Malaysia of the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader, Malaysia’s attorney general said. Police have said the women smeared VX nerve agent, a chemical ...

Samsung leader to be indicted on bribery, embezzlement charges

Feb 28, 2017

Samsung leader to be indicted on bribery, embezzlement charges

South Korean special prosecutors said they would indict Samsung’s de facto chief Tuesday on bribery, embezzlement and other charges linked to a political scandal that has toppled President Park Geun-hye. The planned indictment of Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jae-yong is a huge hit ...

Feb 28, 2017

Taiwan marks massacre anniversary amid renewed China tensions

Amid renewed tensions between Beijing and Taipei, Taiwan on Tuesday marked the 70th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on anti-government protesters that is widely seen as a rejection of China’s claims to the self-governing island democracy. The protests that began on Feb. 28, 1947, ...

South Korea opposition to seek impeachment of acting leader after he rejects extending Park corruption probe

| Feb 27, 2017

South Korea opposition to seek impeachment of acting leader after he rejects extending Park corruption probe

South Korea’s main opposition Democratic Party said on Monday it and other parties would seek the impeachment of the prime minister, Yonhap News Agency reported after the premier said an investigation into a corruption scandal would not be extended. The move to seek the ...