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April 12, 2018 1:30 AM N. Korea parliament meets but Kim absent ahead of summits

A North Korean soldier takes photographs of a South Korean soldier standing guard at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone (DMZ) separating North Korea from South Korea, about 55 km (34 miles) north of Seoul January 29, 2014. — ReuterPYONGYANG, April 12 — North Korea’s parliament has met to rubber-stamp Kim Jong-un’s policies, but the leader 57

April 11, 2018 3:06 AM US lifts travel ban on Chad

WASHINGTON: The United States announced Tuesday the lifting of its six-month ban on visitors and immigrants from Chad, saying the country had met key security requirements for vetting travellers. "The president announced today that Chad has raised its security standards to meet important baseline US national security requirements," the Department of Homeland 79

April 9, 2018 12:53 AM N. Korea ready to discuss denuclearisation with US: Report

WASHINGTON: North Korean officials have told their US counterparts that Kim Jong Un is ready to discuss denuclearisation, an assurance that could pave the way for a meeting with President Donald Trump, reports said Sunday. It is the first time the offer was made directly to Washington, after it was previously conveyed through South Korean national security 43

April 6, 2018 5:11 AM Rhodes set to perform in Malaysia and Singapore this May (VIDEO)

British singer songwriter, Rhodes, will be bringing songs from his debut album, Wishes, to awe Asian audiences. — Pictures via TheHive.AsiaKUALA LUMPUR, April 6 — British singer songwriter, Rhodes, will be kicking off his 2018 Asia Tour in Kuala Lumpur on 1 May at The Bee, Publika and Singapore on 2 May at Decline. Making this his first visit on the eastern 88

April 3, 2018 7:57 AM Zouk KL marks 14th year with entry into DJ Mag’s top 20

Zouk KL achieved its best position yet on the DJ Mag top 100 clubs list. — Pictures courtesy of Zouk KLKUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — Zouk KL broke into the top 20 of DJ Mag’s top 100 clubs list, it was announced at the club’s 14th anniversary party last week. The club occupies the 19th spot on the definitive ranking, up two places from last year and securing 107

April 2, 2018 12:22 PM Matrade’s International Sourcing Programme at ICW 2018 records RM315.5m potential sales

KUALA LUMPUR, April 2 — The Malaysia External Trade Development Corp’s (Matrade) International Sourcing Programme (INSP), held last week in conjunction with the International Construction Week (ICW) 2018, has secured a total of RM315.50 million in potential sales. In a statement here, Matrade said, for this year, INSP ICW 2018, in collaboration with the Construction 57

April 2, 2018 9:48 AM Cambodian farmers sue Thai sugar group Mitr Phol over alleged land grab

The farmers claimed that Mitr Phol violently displaced them to make way for plantations. — Reuters picPHNOM PENH, April 2 — Farmers from Cambodia have filed a lawsuit in a Thai civil court against Asia’s largest sugar producer, accusing it of rights abuses after it allegedly kicked farmers off their land, a rights group said today. The lawsuit, filed 52

March 31, 2018 1:40 AM North Korea's Kim meets IOC chief in Pyongyang: KCNA

SEOUL: North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un has met Olympics chief Thomas Bach in Pyongyang, thanking him for helping to bring about a "dramatic thawing" of tensions on the Korean peninsula, the country's state media said Saturday. Last month's Winter Olympics in South Korea triggered a fast-moving rapprochement that will see Kim sit down with the South's 151

March 29, 2018 8:44 AM Korean Air 'nut rage' heiress returns to management

SEOUL: A Korean Air heiress known for her "nut rage" tantrum that sparked national uproar four years ago made a comeback to management on Thursday, a spokesman said. At a shareholders meeting, Korean Air subsidiary KAL Hotel Network approved Cho Hyun-ah, 44, as its president, the spokesman said. Cho, a daughter of Korean Air chief Cho Yang-ho, then the company's 54

March 29, 2018 6:40 AM Japan’s Aso rules out bilateral trade deal with US

Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso answers a question during an upper house parliamentary session in Tokyo March 19, 2018. — Reuters picTOKYO, March 29 — Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso today ruled out the chance of opening up talks for a bilateral trade deal with the United States, stressing that such a deal would do no good to his country. Aso, who heads 55