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June 7, 2018 9:40 AM S. Korea seeks 'early' agreement on ending Korean War

SEOUL: Seoul is in three-way talks with Pyongyang and Washington for an early agreement on formally ending the decades-old Korean War, it said Thursday ahead of a summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump in Singapore next week. The 1950-53 conflict ceased with an armistice rather than a peace treaty, leaving the two sides technically at war, and US President 73

June 7, 2018 8:04 AM 13 Malaysian companies in Forbes Global 2000 list

PETALING JAYA: Thirteen malaysian companies made it into the 16th annual Forbes Global 2000 list which includes publicly traded companies from 60 countries. The companies are judged based on four metrics, sales, profits, assets and market value. Malaysian entrants were led by Malayan Banking Bhd, ranked 394 and ended with AmBank group which was ranked 77

June 5, 2018 4:33 AM Court rejects arrest of Korean Air 'nut rage' matriarch

SEOUL: A Seoul court has turned down a request from prosecutors to arrest the matriarch of the troubled Korean Air dynasty over multiple assault charges, sparking public anger. Lee Myung-hee, the wife of Korean Air chairman Cho Yang-ho, was released from police custody late Monday after the Seoul Central District Court refused to issue an arrest warrant 54

June 4, 2018 10:54 AM Ringgit closes higher on US-Korean summit news

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit closed higher today against the US dollar in tandem with Asian emerging currencies following news that the United States-North Korea summit would be held next week, said a dealer. At 6pm, the local unit was quoted at 3.9700/9740 from 3.9770/9800 last Friday. The dealer said if the outcome of the summit was positive, it would 94

May 31, 2018 5:08 AM Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov in Pyongyang: KCNA

SEOUL: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrived in Pyongyang Thursday, North Korea's state media said, ahead of a landmark summit between Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Lavrov's visit comes amid a flurry of diplomatic activity to organise next month's summit, with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also meeting Kim's right-hand 21

May 27, 2018 2:48 AM N. Korea's Kim hopes Trump summit will 'end history of confrontation': Moon

SEOUL: Kim Jong Un believes a summit with US President Donald Trump will be a landmark opportunity to end decades of confrontation, South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said Sunday following his surprise meeting with the North Korean leader. "He (Kim) also expressed his intention to put an end to the history of war and confrontation through the success 25

May 26, 2018 6:22 AM Colombia to become first Latin American Nato 'global partner'

BOGOTA: Colombia will next week formally become Nato's first Latin American "global partner," President Juan Manuel Santos announced Friday. Santos, who won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end a half-century of armed conflict with the former rebel movement FARC, said the move would improve Colombia's image on the world stage. "We will formalize 44

May 25, 2018 1:01 PM Gold futures ends higher

KUALA LUMPUR: Gold futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives closed higher today as investors turned to the precious metal after US President Donald Trump cancelled a planned meeting with North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un, said a dealer. Phillip Futures Sdn Bhd Dealer Kiang Jia Ling said the decision taken by Trump triggered safe-haven buying 72

May 24, 2018 9:37 AM Lee injury adds to South Korea World Cup woes

SEOUL: Veteran striker Lee Keun-ho was Thursday ruled out of South Korea's World Cup squad after tearing a knee ligament, the latest in a string of injuries to plague the Asian team ahead of Russia. "Lee Keun-ho has been ruled out of the World Cup," spokesman at the Korea Football Association told AFP. "He sustained a torn ligament on his right knee during 87

May 5, 2018 8:02 AM South Korea police foil anti-Pyongyang leaflet launch

SEOUL: South Korean police on Saturday prevented activists from launching anti-Pyongyang leaflets to North Korea, citing an agreement reached at a historic inter-Korean summit last month. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in agreed to restore peace and reconciliation and cease all hostile acts when they met at the border 26