Malaysia scraps visa-free travel for North Koreans
02 March 2017 | 12:20 pm
Malaysia yanks visa-free entry rights from North Koreans in the latest example of fraying relations after the killing of Kim Jong Nam.
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A woman charged with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been released from prison. She had been in custody for two years before charges against her were dropped.
25 Jun 2019
Don Hanna, chief economist at CIMB Group, discusses Malaysia’s economy and how the U.S.-China trade war could impact the country.
8 Aug 2019
21-year-old Kang Na-ra fled to South Korea from the North in 2014 and is now a beauty and cosmetics social media influencer in Seoul. She said while the South Korean products still triumph, North Korean products are increasingly jumping on the K-beauty bandwagon.
10 Aug 2019
Malaysian rescuers play voice recordings of missing Franco-Irish teenager Nora Quoirin’s mother on Friday as they search for the lost 15-year-old by the jungle near the resort where she was last seen.
8 Oct 2019
North Korean fishing boat collison occured in Japan's EEZ, says Japanese Fishieries Agency
27 Oct 2019
An animated movie made by DreamWorks and a Chinese studio has been blocked by Malaysian authorities over a scene showing a map of the South China Sea. The cartoon, titled "Abominable," tells a story of girl and a Yeti.
16 Nov 2019
The deputy head of the opposition was stopped by immigration officials at Kuala Lumpur airport. Tensions in Cambodia are on the rise after opposition leader Sam Rainsy vowed to return after four years in political exile.
3 Jan 2020
North Korean state television broadcasts a video of Kim Jong Un riding a white horse in a forest at Mount Paektu.
25 Feb 2020
Prime Minister Mahathir's party has pulled out of a coalition with his long-time arch rival Anwar Ibrahim. The decision is the latest chapter in the pair's political tug-of-war.
27 Apr 2020
Exploited and without adequate protection, tens of thousands of migrant workers are meeting the global spike in demand for medical gloves in Malaysia as the coronavirus pandemic drags on. But at what cost?
10 May 2020
In this exclusive 35-minute documentary, we expose a massive and unknown fish smuggling and supply network in the Pacific Ocean. Every year, an armada of North Korean ghost ships invade the waters of the Russian Far East and Japan. From Vladivostok to North Korea, via China, our reporter Elena Volochine investigated the illegal fishing networks of the world's most secretive country, North Korea.
2 Jun 2020
After more than a year of legal disputes, a hostel on the grounds of the North Korean embassy has closed for good. Non-diplomatic use and foreign income generated for Pyongyang was considered a breach of sanctions.
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