Tuesday , August 3 2021

Politics

North Korea threatens week-old detente over US-led exercises

Bloomberg Kim Jong Un’s sister warned that upcoming US-South Korea military drills could jeopardise talks with Seoul, raising doubts about a diplomatic breakthrough less than a week after both sides announced a resumption of communications. Kim Yo Jong said the plan to hold annual allied exercises this month “seriously undermines” ...

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Malaysia defers parliament sitting amid calls for PM to quit

Bloomberg The final session for Malaysia’s special parliament sitting on Monday has been postponed indefinitely because of an outbreak of Covid cases, likely easing pressure on embattled Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin amid mounting calls for him to resign. The deferment follows an assessment by the health ministry, which found the ...

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