Category Malaysia

Assassination Of North Korean Dictator’s Half Brother In Malaysia — Resembles Bond Film Use Of Fast-Acting Liquid Poison In — ‘You Only Live Twice’

Assassination Of North Korean Dictator’s Half Brother In Malaysia — Resembles Bond Film Use Of Fast-Acting Liquid Poison In — ‘You Only Live Twice’   www.fortunascorner.com        Richard Shears and Darren Boyle write in the February 19, 2017 online edition of the Daily Mail Online, that Malaysian authorities have detained/arrested Ri Jong-chol, a […]

Assassination Of North Korean Dictator’s Half Brother In Malaysia — Resembles Bond Film Use Of Fast-Acting Liquid Poison In — ‘You Only Live Twice’   www.fortunascorner.com        Richard Shears and Darren Boyle write in the February 19, 2017 online edition of the Daily Mail Online, that Malaysian authorities have detained/arrested Ri Jong-chol, a […]

CBS News Is Reporting That Secretary Of The Navy Nominee, Philip Bilden Is Likely To Withdraw His Nomination

CBS News Is Reporting That Secretary Of The Navy Nominee, Philip Bilden Is Likely To Withdraw His Nomination   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Major Garrett writes on CBS News’s website this evening, February 17, 2017, that Navy Secretary nominee, Philip Bilden is set to withdraw his nomination, perhaps as early as this weekend, according to […]

The Mystery Of Kim Jong Nam: Dictator’s Brother Could Never Escape The Assumption That He Could One Day be Tapped To Lead The Hermit Kingdom

The Mystery of Kim Jong Nam North Korean dictator’s high-living half brother could never escape the assumption that he could one day be tapped to lead https://www.wsj.com/articles/life-of-slain-north-korean-fueled-notion-he-could-return-to-rule-1487361702 Kim Jong Nam, shown at right in a 2001 photo, told a friend he never met his half-brother, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shown in May 2016. PHOTO: WONG […]

North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-Un’s Half-Brother Assassinated In Malaysia

The article below was early reporting.  The International Business Times is reporting that Nam was assassinated — poisoned by two females at Kuala Lumpur Airport.  RCP David Maxwell’s Comment:  Headline on Yonhap but no further information provided.  My wife just called and said that Korean television is reporting this now.  Korean television news is speculating […]

Mahathir Versus The Sultan: How Chinese Investment Could Sway Malaysian Election

http://m.scmp.com/week-asia/politics/article/2063111/mahathir-versus-sultan-how-chinese-investmen‎ HK | INTERNATIONAL NEWSLETTERS BROWSE TOPICS MOST VIEWED DAILY ALERTS TOP STORIES MOST POPULAR CHINA HK ASIA WORLD COMMENT BUSINESS TECH LIFE CULTURE SPORT WEEK IN ASIA PoliticsGeopoliticsBusinessSocietyOpinionAsia BuzzPersonalities POST MAG STYLE .TV INFOGRAPHICS PHOTOS TOPICS LOG IN / REGISTER Stay Connected Facebook Twitter‎ Download all-new mobile app Switch to Desktop edition Malaysia 1MDB scandal POLITICS‎ Mahathir […]

Donald Trump’s Pivot Through Asia

Excerpts: There are other signs that East Asian states are gravitating toward the Middle Kingdom and away from Uncle Sam. In early November, Malaysian Prime Minister Nijab Razak journeyed to Beijing for a high-profile summit that resulted in the signing of trade deals worth $34 billion. This included Malaysia’s first-ever agreement to purchase weaponry from […]

How Trump Can Make The Pivot To Asia Great Again

Conclusion: Clearly the Trump administration will be pushed in many directions on foreign policy issues. The goal for this new team should be to prioritize a few key objectives and stick to a set vision for what they wish to achieve — and never to allow a crisis-management mentality to set in. If Trump were […]

Russia’s Tactics And Strategy In The South China Sea

Russia’s Tactics And Strategy In The South China Sea By Anton Tsvetov | November 1, 2016 Russia, South China Sea, Strategy Russia’s involvement in the South China Sea has historically been marginal. Since withdrawal from Cam Ranh Bay in Vietnam in the early 2000s, Russian military presence has been scarce, though the navy still makes […]

Duterte To Consider Staying With U.S. Weapons, Despite Offers

Excerpts: “China is open. Anything you want. They even sent me a brochure, telling me to choose and they will provide,” Duterte said. “I’m just holding off because I’m looking at the military,” he said. “If you want to stick with America, fine, but assess it well and find a balance because we are being […]