Tag: Kim Jong-Un

It’s a government initiative, not a people’s movement – let’s not get carried away by one summit

Let Singapore be a good host for the Trump-Kim summit. Let’s give peace a chance. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Fresh from his return from North Korean capital Pyongyang, Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan declared that he was “very impressed” with the country. “Clearly,...

Man outside St. Regis shouts at police about unnecessary $20 million cost for Trump-Kim summit

Earlier this afternoon, a video was circulating on social media and Whatsapp messenger of a man raving outside Tanglin Shopping Centre beside the St. Regis hotel. At what seemed to be a diversion of pedestrian traffic, the elderly man took the opportunity to lash out...

Area around Shangri-La Hotel cordoned off as ‘special event area’ for Trump-Kim summit

According to an order in the Governement Gazette, Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs Pang Kin Keong has said that the area around Shangri-La Hotel Singapore has been designated as a special event area. This is in lieu of the summit to take place on 12...

Kim Jong Un impersonator takes a walk in Singapore two weeks before historic summit

Howard X, a known impersonator of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, took a walk around the streets of central Singapore on Sunday, May 27. He was filmed shaking hands and posing for selfies with Singaporean residents on Sunday afternoon. He said that he did...

North Korean defectors offer scary glimpses into the repressive country

Last month, dramatic video footage of a North Korean soldier limping to safety after being shot at by his former comrades was released, shedding light on a scary regime. The video was disclosed by the United Nations Command, and it gave viewers a chance...

Kim Jong-nam killing: Siti Aisyah Not North Korean Agent!

With the Indonesian police now saying the arrested Indonesian woman Siti Aisyah is not a North Korean agent and that she was made to believe her actions were part of a Television prank. With Indonesia sticking its gun on these elements, will Malaysia play hard ball...

Najib turns to North Korea in shrinking border lines

Malaysia has finally released the body of Kim Jong-nam, the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un, this after blinking first in a stand-off that threatened to shrink the number of 'friendly' nations towards the embattled Najib Razak regime. Najib said a coroner had approved the...

Malaysia blast North Korea for taking Malaysian hostages

In an unexpected turn of events, North Korea has effectively taken Malaysians as hostage, barring them from leaving the country on Tuesday. This sparked a tit-for-tat action by Malaysia, banning North Koreans from leaving Malaysia, in a growing row over the killing of Kim Jong-nam,...

Female suspects in Kim killing knew it was poison attack

Two women arrested over the killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother in Kuala Lumpur knew they were taking part in a poison attack, Malaysia's police chief said Wednesday, after reports they believed it was a prank, said AFP. The news agency said, the Malaysian...

Appeasing N. Korea, KL says no positive identification of body yet

In a turn of events, Malaysia said it is yet to positively identify the body, believed to be that of the half-brother to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Saying the identification process was incomplete, the Malaysian medical authority also said it has not determined the...