Elise Hu

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Chemical Weapon Found On Body Of North Korean Leader's Half-Brother

Friday, February 24, 2017

Malaysian police said VX nerve agent — classified as a weapon of mass destruction — was found on Kim Jong Nam's body. South Korea says North Korea ordered the hit.

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North Korean Regime Blamed As Kim Jong Nam Death Investigation Widens

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Malaysian investigators have named four more suspects in connection to the bizarre poisoning death of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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Second Suspect Arrested In Death Of N. Korean Dictator's Half-Brother

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Malaysian police say they have detained two women in the death of Kim Jong Nam, the eldest of Kim Jong Il's children. He died after a suspicious encounter reportedly caught on video in the airport.

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N. Korean Leader Kim Jong Un's Half-Brother Is Dead. But Why?

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

"It probably is the strangest story that I have encountered about North Korean elites and the Kim family," says Michael Madden, who runs the site North Korea Leadership Watch.

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North Korea Test-Fires First Missile During Trump's Presidency

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Pyongyang again defied United Nations resolutions and test-fired a missile early Sunday morning, local time. It earned a swift rebuke from neighbors.

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In Talks With Trump, Japan's Shinzo Abe Will Seek To Smooth Economic Tensions

Thursday, February 09, 2017

After President Trump's taunts about Toyota and Japanese currency, Japan's prime minister arrives for talks in which he's expected to propose billions in infrastructure investment in the U.S.

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The 'America First' President Sends His Defense Secretary To Asia

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

This week Defense Secretary James Mattis takes his first overseas trip, to South Korea and Japan. The U.S. allies are eager to hear what he has to say.

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North Korean Defector: Information Flow Will Help Bring Down Kim Jong Un

Thursday, January 26, 2017

After defecting, the ex-diplomat told his sons: "You can go to the Internet, you can do Internet games whenever you like, you can read any books, watch any films." In North Korea, this was impossible.

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Samsung Pins Blame On Batteries For Galaxy Note 7 Fires

Sunday, January 22, 2017

The world's biggest smartphone maker announced the findings of its investigation into its fire-prone phones that led to a record-sized recall last fall.

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Samsung Head Avoids Arrest On Bribery Charge, But He's Not In The Clear

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Judges in Seoul said early Thursday there was insufficient cause to arrest the head of South Korea's most powerful conglomerate. But he's not exonerated.

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Arrest Warrant Sought For Samsung Heir In S. Korean Presidential Bribery Scandal

Monday, January 16, 2017

Jay Y. Lee, the de facto head of Samsung Electronics, is accused of paying tens of millions of dollars in bribes to a confidant of President Park Geun-hye in a growing influence-peddling scandal.

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Women Are Making Their Voices Heard In Male-Dominated Japanese Politics

Friday, January 13, 2017

Japan is known for its closed, heavily-male political and business worlds. But three women have recently assumed prominent political posts. Is it a sign of changing times?

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In S. Korea, Air Raid Drills Are A Reminder Of N. Korean Threat

Monday, January 09, 2017

Seoul considers North Korea a bigger threat than a natural disaster. Twice a year, South Korea holds nationwide drills. "It's a simulation of what will happen at a time of war," says a Seoul official.

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Bears That Inspired 'Adorable' Korean Paralympic Mascot Live In Caged Captivity

Monday, January 09, 2017

The 2018 Paralympic mascot is the Asiatic black bear, a symbol of Korean folklore. But behind the caricature, South Korea has a troubled relationship with the bears, farming them for their bile.

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South Korea Welcomes 2017 With More Political Uncertainty

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

The latest chapter in South Korea's political drama is under way — a court has begun deciding whether to remove the impeached president from office.

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Obama, Abe Memorialize The Dead In 1941 Pearl Harbor Attack

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

President Obama and Japan's prime minister visited Pearl Harbor and laid wreaths at the USS Arizona memorial. Both pledged the 2 countries will remain the strongest of allies — despite a painful past.

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South Korea Impeaches President, But Political Drama Isn't Finished

Friday, December 09, 2016

The president has been suspended from power — but her fate will be decided later by a constitutional court. "Please, let's come together to overcome this crisis," the prime minister pleaded Friday.

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South Korean Lawmakers Vote Overwhelmingly To Impeach President

Friday, December 09, 2016

The vote against President Park Geun-hye follows a corruption scandal that has paralyzed the political system. A constitutional court will now decide whether to formally remove her from office.

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Vote To Impeach South Korea's President Expected This Week

Monday, December 05, 2016

The biggest weekend protests yet over Korea's influence-peddling scandal seem to have moved enough lawmakers to support impeaching the embattled president.

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S. Korean President Says She's Open To Stepping Down, But Doesn't Resign

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

In an opaque move that likely lengthens South Korea's domestic political drift, embattled President Park Geun-hye put her fate in the hands of lawmakers.

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